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Jeff Bezos just pledged $10 billion to fight climate change. Here are 11 mind-blowing facts that show just how wealthy the Amazon CEO really is.

Jeff Bezos is giving $10 billion to fight climate change by starting the Bezos Earth Fund, the Amazon CEO announced on Instagram on Monday. Bezos is worth an estimated $130 billion now, making him the richest person in the world, according to both Forbes and Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Bezos is roughly 48% richer than the British monarchy. He makes approximately $2,489 per second — more than twice what the median US worker makes in a week. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories...
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Zimbabwe: The Law On Maintenance: What Every Parent Has To Know - ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice

The end times ought to be approaching and approaching fast! If during Jesus' time men had the kindness in their heart to acknowledge and take care of their offspring regardless of the inherent evil they possessed, ...
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Zimbabwe: The Ante Nuptial Contract As It Applies In Zimbabwe - ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice

The Ante nuptial contract is at the heart of modern marriage systems. Known also as the Pre nup, this agreement is sui generis (unique) primarily because of the consequences it enforces and the parties to which it strictly applies to.
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Mugabe and Moi: The legacy of a dying African generation

The ex-presidents of Zimbabwe and Kenya shared a history and some leadership traits, writes Brian Hungwe.
Tags: News, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Mugabe, Moi


Mahmudullah dropped, Mushfiqur Rahim back for Zimbabwe Test

Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain and Al-Amin Hossain have also been left out
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Zimbabwe, Mahmudullah, Al Amin Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Soumya Sarkar Rubel Hossain


Bangladesh drop Mahmudullah for Zimbabwe Test

Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain and Al-Amin Hossain have also been left out
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Mahmudullah, Al Amin Hossain, Soumya Sarkar Rubel Hossain


Actor Rick Cosnett makes surprise announcement: “Hi, everyone… Dramatic pause… I’m gay!”

Well, this is a welcome surprise. Actor Rick Cosnett of The Flash and The Vampire Diaries just came out as gay. “Hi, everyone… Dramatic pause… I’m gay,” Cosnett said in the short, one-minute video posted to Instagram on Thursday. He continued, “I just wanted everyone to know, because I’ve made a promise to myself to live my truth every day, and sometimes that is a really hard thing to do, when you have all these subconscious things you don’t even know about from childhood, and from society, and...
Tags: Instagram, Lifestyle, Gay, Marriott, Zimbabwe, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Hugh Grant, Rumi, Vampire Diaries, Eddie Thawne, Rick Cosnett, Closet door bustdown, Cosnett, Wes Maxfield, Quantico NCIS


Importance of counties' Zimbabwe tours 'cannot be overstated' - Hamilton Masakadza

Derbyshire, Durham will be first major English sides to tour Zimbabwe since 2004
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Zimbabwe, Hamilton Masakadza, Derbyshire Durham


The best places in Africa to see elephants

The big five are arguably the most renowned animals across the continent of Africa. Named because they were the hardest to hunt on foot, the buffalo, lion, leopard, rhino and elephant are probably the most photographed and sought-after animals for first time safari goers or seasoned professionals. There is certainly one animal that stands out […] The post The best places in Africa to see elephants appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, Adventure Travel, Botswana, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel


Zimbabwe: Amendment To The Microfinance Act - ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice

Finally the much awaited perpetual license was promulgated. However, the new section 10A proves some elements of poor drafting as it speaks of renewal terms which were taken away by the perpetual licensing.
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Craig Ervine to captain Zimbabwe in Bangladesh with Sean Williams expecting first child

Zimbabwe have recalled fast bowler Chris Mpofu with Kyle Jarvis and Tendai Chatara still out with injury
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Sean Williams, Craig Ervine, Kyle Jarvis, Tendai Chatara, Chris Mpofu


Shorties (Gish Jen on Her New Novel, An Interview with Jana Hunter of Lower Dens, and more)

The Los Angeles Times profiled author Gish Jen and her novel The Resisters. Jen relished the freedom of imagining the future — freedom from reality and freedom from anger. “If you try to write about our present moment, you might get caught in outrage. By setting ‘The Resisters’ farther in the future, I was able to make it less driven by reaction. I could focus on what it might mean to live in a world resulting from the consequences of our present decisions. Ironically, I’m better able to des...
Tags: Music, Nigeria, Africa, BBC News, David, West, New York Times, Vogue, David Bowie, Zimbabwe, Bob Marley, Martin Luther King, Los Angeles Times, Michael Stipe, Cbc, Zadie Smith


Zimbabwe: Trademarks Comparative Guide - B. W. Kahari Legal Practitioners

Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Zimbabwe, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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More than half of women in Zimbabwe have faced sextortion, finds survey

Widespread corruption and deteriorating economy have contributed to rise in sexual bribery, say researchersZimbabwe has recorded an unprecedented number of women reporting being forced to exchange sex for employment or business favours.More than 57% of women surveyed by Transparency International Zimbabwe (TIZ) said they had been forced to offer sexual favours in exchange for jobs, medical care and even when seeking placements at schools for their children. Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, World news, Global development, Zimbabwe, Sexual Harassment, Corruption index and barometer, Women's rights and gender equality, Transparency International Zimbabwe TIZ


Zimbabwe: Deed Of Transfer - ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice

A Deed of Transfer is a legal document that shows proof of ownership to an immovable property.
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Sugrue and Rafferty survive the carnage at punishing Leopard Creek

Reigning Amateur champion James Sugrue stayed in touch with a third round 78 on a tough scoring day to sit two off the pace on one-under 215 with 18 holes to play in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship at Leopard Creek. Credit Ernest Blignault. It's become a case of the survival of the fittest in the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship after a day of carnage at Leopa...
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TLcom Capital closes $71M Africa fund with plans to back 12 startups

VC firm TLcom Capital has closed its Tide Africa Fund at $71 million with plans to make up to 12 startup investments over the next 18 months. The group —  with offices in London, Lagos, and Nairobi — is looking for tech enabled, revenue driven ventures in Africa from seed-stage to Series B, according to TLcom Managing Partner Maurizio Caio. “We’re rather sector agnostic, but right now we are looking at companies that are more infrastructure type tech rather than super commoditized things like co...
Tags: TC, London, Money, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Berlin, Nigeria, Africa, Tech, Economy, United States, South Africa, Ifc, Venture Capital, West Africa, Ethiopia


Botswana Set to Auction First Elephant Hunting Licenses After Lifting Ban

Botswana, which has the world’s biggest elephant population, is to this week hold its first major auctions for the right to hunt the animals since lifting a ban last year. The government is offering seven packages of 10 elephants each, according to Auction It Ltd., which is operating the sales on behalf of the government. The auction will take place at 3 p.m. local time in the capital, Gaborone, on Feb. 7 and interested bidders will need to put down a refundable deposit of 200,000 pula ($18...
Tags: News, Animals, Africa, Uncategorized, Bloomberg, Farmers, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Gaborone, Ian Khama, Mokgweetsi Masisi, Overnight, Onetime, Auction It Ltd, May Masisi, Namibia Zimbabwe


Sugrue on the prowl despite late slip at Leopard Creek

Reigning Amateur champion James Sugrue will start moving day at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship seven strokes off the pace on seven-under at Leopard Creek Country Club. Picture: Ernest Blignault. Mallow's James Sugrue is determined to go big-game hunting over the final two rounds even after a late triple-bogey stopped his charge and left him seven shots the halfway le...
Tags: England, France, Robin Williams, Scotland, US, Sport, Best, Ireland, South Africa, Golf, Zimbabwe, James Wilson, Oliver Brown, Dundalk, Lester, Kruger National Park


How to say ‘I love you’ in 68 countries

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and if there is one thing you need to be prepared for on February 14, it is to say “I love you.” Whether your special someone does not speak the same language as you do, and you want to make sure you get your point across, or you simply want to impress your beloved on this romantic day by giving them a world tour of this beautiful sentiment, here is how to say “I love you” in 70 languages. Africa Ethiopia: In Ethiopia, you would say, ewedihale lehu (...
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Mushfiqur Rahim passed fit from hamstring injury

There has been talk about him having to prove himself in domestic cricket to be picked for the Zimbabwe Test
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Zimbabwe, Mushfiqur Rahim


Kusal Mendis ton helps Sri Lanka secure draw and seal series 1-0

Zimbabwe's bowling lacked the necessary killer instinct to take ten wickets on the final day
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Kusal Mendis


Kusal Mendis half-century frustrates Zimbabwe as Sri Lanka eye draw

Victor Nyauchi though struck late in the afternoon session to keep Zimbabwe's victory hopes just alive
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Kusal Mendis, Victor Nyauchi


Zimbabwe players set to receive pay cuts after Sri Lanka Tests

"We will rather make sacrifices today and survive tomorrow," says Zimbabwe Cricket chairman
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka


Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis keep Sri Lanka steady in 361 chase

Earlier, Zimbabwe batted for only one ball on the fifth morning but got the chance to use the heavy roller once more on a dry deck
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Oshada Fernando Kusal Mendis


Zimbabwe Quietly Lifts Ban on Genetically Modified Corn Imports in Bid to Avert Famine

Zimbabwe has quietly lifted a ban on imports of genetically modified corn for the first time in 12 years as the southern African nation begins to take action to avert what could be its worst famine. While genetically modified corn imports from South Africa are being allowed, the grain is carefully quarantined and is milled into a corn meal, a national staple, three officials with knowledge of the situation said, asking not to be identified as an announcement has not been made. Currently cor...
Tags: News, Africa, Uncategorized, South Africa, Zimbabwe, De Villiers, Saharan Africa, Grain SA, Jannie de Villiers, Overnight, Onetime, Nick Mangwana, Perence Shiri, Tafadzwa Musarara, John Basera, Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe


Brendan Taylor hits fifty before rain diminishes Zimbabwe's chances of victory

The hosts took their lead to 354 but rain allowed only 5.3 overs in the final session
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Zimbabwe, Brendan Taylor


Brendan Taylor hits fifty before rain spoils Zimbabwe's chances of victory

The hosts took their lead to 354 but rain allowed only 5.3 overs in the final session
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Zimbabwe, Brendan Taylor


Sean Williams pushes Zimbabwe's lead past 300 before rain arrives

Rain washed out the second half of the afternoon session with the hosts ahead by 335
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Zimbabwe, Sean Williams


Brendan Taylor's fifty takes Zimbabwe's lead close to 300

However, his dismissal just before lunch took the sheen away from an otherwise positive session for Zimbabwe
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Zimbabwe, Brendan Taylor