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    1. July 30, 2015

      Cecil puts $1bn game hunting industry in crosshairs

      When Cecil, the world’s most famous lion, died — 40 agonising hours after a US dentist shot him — he was lucky enough...

    2. July 30, 2015

      Cecil the lion, Walter the dentist and the new face of a hunter

      So Walter the dentist now has at least a sense of what it must have been like to be Cecil the lion even if he will make...

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    2. African Farming

      The African Union has labelled 2014 the Year of Agriculture and Food Security, but fro...
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    1. July 30, 2015

      Walter Palmer alone is not to blame for Cecil the lion’s death

      The killing of the majestic lion called Cecil by Walter Palmer, a Minnesota dentist, has been condemned throughout the...

    2. July 29, 2015

      Man Booker longlist released for 2015

      US novelists outnumber Britons for the first time on the 2015 longlist for the Man Booker prize, the UK’s leading award...

    3. beyondbrics

      July 9, 2015

      The Milk Index and minimum wages in Africa

      A few weeks ago I wrote a piece for beyondbrics about what milk can tell us about the fair valuation of African...

    4. June 29, 2015

      No vote means isolation, Europe warns Greeks

      European leaders have warned Greeks that Sunday’s vote on the international bailout is a referendum on membership of...

    5. FT Data

      June 19, 2015

      A modern Greek tragedy – the crisis years in context

      Keith Fray and Valentina Romei During the six years from 2007 to 2013 the annual output of the Greek economy fell by...

    6. June 12, 2015

      Zimbabwe ditches ‘worthless’ currency for the US dollar

      One of the few central banks to make 1920s Germany look like a period of monetary prudence and stability is finally...

    7. FT Photo Diary

      May 20, 2015

      Looking for work in Cape Town

      A pickup truck moves off after loading unemployed builders and painters from South Africa and Zimbabwe from a roadside...

    8. May 19, 2015

      Signs look dire for Zimbabwe economy

      On May 1 — Labour Day — one of President Robert Mugabe’s top officials took to Twitter to offer a bleak assessment for...

    9. May 12, 2015

      The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, Signature Theatre, New York — review

      “They do not see us,” says Nukain, an old man at the heart of The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, the new Athol Fugard...

    10. April 28, 2015

      China rail group signs $5.5bn in Africa deals

      A Chinese state-owned rail company has signed $5.5bn worth of contracts in Africa, in the latest sign that the...

    11. beyondbrics

      April 20, 2015

      Zimbabwe's equity markets feeling effects of economic malaise

      Academics and market practitioners often agree that, in the long run, a country’s equity market tends to reflect its...

    12. March 1, 2015

      What Robert Mugabe’s ‘birthday bash’ celebrates

      Since its contested election victory in July 2013, the main business of Zimbabwe’s Zanu-PF government has been not to...

    13. January 30, 2015

      Zimbabwe’s Mugabe becomes African Union chairman

      Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s divisive president, assumed the chairmanship of the African Union with an acceptance speech...

    14. January 30, 2015

      Literature has liberated Africa’s authors

      When Nelson Mandela was serving 27 years in jail, he discovered a writer in whose presence “the prison walls fell...

    15. December 9, 2014

      Mugabe dismisses vice-president and eight ministers

      Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s veteran president, fired his deputy and eight cabinet ministers on Tuesday following months...

    16. December 7, 2014

      Grace Mugabe named as head of Zanu-PF women’s league

      President Robert Mugabe’s wife has been elevated to a senior position in Zimbabwe’s Zanu-PF as Africa’s oldest leader...

    17. beyondbrics

      November 28, 2014

      Zimbabwe ducks wage bill pledge in new budget

      Nobody expected more than a status quo budget from Zimbabwe finance minister Patrick Chinamasa when he presented his...

    18. November 27, 2014

      Robert Mugabe tightens his grip on power in Zimbabwe

      Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s veteran president, is tightening his vicelike grip on the country’s politics as his ruling...

    19. November 5, 2014

      ‘Gucci Grace’ Mugabe steps into Zimbabwe politics

      Grace Mugabe does not hide her displeasure about one of the frontrunners eventually to succeed her husband, Robert...

    20. beyondbrics

      November 3, 2014

      Zimbabwe ponders the struggle to industrialise

      As the world’s least industrialised region with a youthful and fast-growing workforce, African policymakers have for...

    21. November 3, 2014

      Notebook: India is a nation in need of a trade deal with itself

      It was easy to calculate road trip times when we lived in the wide open spaces of southern Africa. The rule of thumb...

    22. The A-List

      September 3, 2014

      The contested ties between asset prices and QE

      The development of economies can to some extent be predicted. For example, when an economy has recently been growing at...

    23. August 28, 2014

      No blank cheque for Robert Mugabe from China

      Robert Mugabe left China on Thursday without the unconditional support he had sought from Beijing to keep Zimbabwe’s...

    24. FT Alphaville

      August 26, 2014

      Bob's back

      8am on Wednesday sees a resumption of trading in Atlas Mara Co-Nvest, the cash shell that Bob Diamond floated in London...

    25. June 13, 2014

      From Zimbabwe to Portugal: sculptor Toin Adams

      When a pregnant Toin Adams looked out of her window in east London in 2002 and saw drug addicts outside she knew it was...

    26. beyondbrics

      May 23, 2014

      A new frontier: Africa's "explosive" homebrew market

      In the 1980s Yvonne Chaka Chaka released a hit single called Umqombothi, the Xhosa word for homebrew beer. The song...

    27. May 2, 2014

      Rochester appoints UCLA marketing professor as business dean

      The Simon school at the University of Rochester has appointed UCLA marketing professor Andrew Ainslie as its next dean....

    28. April 27, 2014

      Zimbabwe opposition in disarray

      Zimbabwe’s main opposition party is in disarray after a faction in the Movement for Democratic Change said at the...

    29. April 14, 2014

      Diamond’s deal for African bank reveals sanctions twist

      An African bank being bought by the former chief executive of Barclays is helping a Zimbabwe bank under US financial...

    30. April 8, 2014

      Diamond steps up charge into Africa

      Bob Diamond has grand plans for African banking. The former Barclays chief executive says his flurry of recent deals in...

    31. FT Alphaville

      April 1, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Tiger hunting on fiscal cliffs: David flags the recent anti-corruption, anti-vice...

    32. March 31, 2014

      Bob Diamond re-enters world of banking

      Bob Diamond is going back to the ABC of banking. But he is adding a Z – Zimbabwe. In an announcement that may have been...

    33. March 21, 2014

      Michael Buerk returns to Zimbabwe

      He looks like an Old Testament prophet even though his fiery chariot is an elderly, single-engined Cessna....

    34. March 16, 2014

      Africa hits a bump on the road to prosperity

      Data Lab: sub-Sahara African growth faces bumps in the road South of the Sahara, economies have flourished over the...

    35. March 11, 2014

      China, trade, aid and Africa

      Not long ago China’s engagement in Africa was vilified in Europe and the US. Beijing was criticised for co-operating...

    36. March 10, 2014

      George Saunders wins Folio Prize with ‘Tenth of December’

      A US short story writer has won a new literary prize that sparked a fierce debate over the “dumbing down” of the UK’s...

    37. March 5, 2014

      The west lays itself a trap over Uganda’s anti-gay laws

      Poor Yoweri Museveni. Like a bear in a cage, goaded and provoked by jeering onlookers, he cuts a sorry figure. The...

    38. beyondbrics

      February 23, 2014

      The week ahead, Feb 24-28

      The week ahead in emerging markets: some big EM GDP numbers out, including India, Brazil and South Africa; HSBC...

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