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Zimbabwe President Promises Elections By July

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Wednesday the country will hold transparent elections by July and he would respect the result if the opposition wins. The election will be the first big test of his legitimacy since he took power in November when the military ousted Robert Mugabe who …

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Former South Korean Culture Minister Jailed Over Censorship Scandal

South Korea’s former culture minister, Cho Yoon-sun, has been sentenced to two years in jail for conspiring in a state-sponsored blacklisting of local artists and entertainment figures who did not support the country’s ousted ex-president, Park Geun-hye. Cho had previously been cleared of involvement in the censorship scandal and was given a …

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Princess Eugenie Reportedly Forced To Postpone Wedding For Prince Harry & Meghan Markle

This year is huge for people who love royal weddings (so… everyone?) Not only are Prince Harry, 33, and Meghan Markle, 36, tying the knot on May 19, but now Princess Eugenie, 27, is also engaged! The daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York is set to wed Jack Brooksbank, 31     They …

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Anne Hathaway’s ‘Barbie’ Movie Moves to 2020

Sony is moving its Anne Hathaway-starring, long-in-the-works Barbie project to 2020. The fish-out-of-water tale, directed by Australian director Alethea Jones, will now premiere on May 8, 2020, kicking off the summer that year, after moving from its original launch date of Aug. 8, 2018, the studio announced Tuesday. Amy Pascal, Walter F. Parkes …

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Cristiano Ronaldo to Open New hotels in New York, Madrid and Marrakech

 World footballer of the year Cristiano Ronaldo is expanding his ‘CR7’ hotel portfolio by opening new franchises in New York, Madrid and Marrakech, his associate said on Wednesday. Real Madrid star Ronaldo has already opened CR7 hotels, alongside Portuguese hotel group Pestana, in Lisbon and Funchal in his homeland. The …

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Disgraced US Olympics doctor Larry Nassar jailed for 175 years

Ex-US Olympic gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years following testimony from over 150 women who accuse him of abuse. The judge dismissed Nassar’s statement as insincere as he attempted to apologise to the court. Nassar, 54, pleaded guilty to multiple counts of sexual …

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Floyd Mayweather Sr. Accused Of Assaulting Woman; Arrest Warrant Issued

Floyd Mayweather Sr., father of retired boxing champ Floyd Mayweather, has been accused of attacking a woman in Las Vegas following the Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin fight back in September. According to TMZ Sports, an arrest warrant has been issued for Floyd Sr. The alleged incident reportedly took place in the early …

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Singer Simi has just signed an International endorsement deal

Singer Simi has just signed a endorsement deal with popular browser, Opera Mini. She will be their brand ambassador in Nigeria. As a brand ambassador for Opera, Simi will be spreading the word on the different Opera products such as Opera News, the new news app from Opera which offers …

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Shaggy And Sting Prepare Collaborative Album For 4/20 Release

It looks like  two iconic artists from disparate backgrounds – Sting and Shaggy are dropping a collaborative album. The duo have officially joined forces in order to release their new album, 44/876,  on 4/20, which probably says a lot about the project’s vibe and intended audience. Today, Sting and Shaggy spoke with Rolling Stone about the project, revealing …

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Chelsea and Roma agree Dzeko deal

Chelsea and Roma have agreed terms on a deal that will see Edin Dzeko move to Stamford Bridge. According to ‘Sky Sports’, Chelsea and Roma have reached an agreement for former Manchester City striker Edin Dzekoto switch to the west London outfit, who could also include Brazilian left-back Emerson Palmieri in a double deal. While …

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