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South Africa:ConCourt Dismisses Leave to Appeal By Oscar Pistorius

The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application by former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to appeal his 13-year sentence for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp."The Constitutional Court has considered the application for condonation and le...

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South Africa:Silver Lining for Le Clos After Freestyle Heroics

By Gary LemkeChad le Clos booked his place at the top table of men's 100-metre freestyle sprinting with a brilliant silver medal at the Commonwealth Games, writes GARY LEMKE on Australia's Gold Coast. The 48.15 seconds also happens to be the fastest he...

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Zimbabwe:Child Labourers Poisoned On Tobacco Farms – Report

By Ryan TruscottCash-strapped Zimbabwe has started selling this year's tobacco crop to international buyers.Tobacco is the country's top foreign currency earner. But a new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) suggests the crop is being grown and harveste...

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Zimbabwe:Hunger Takes Toll on Villagers Living With HIV

People living with HIV in Mudzi, Mashonaland East provice, say they are struggling with serious food shortages that have made it difficult to take their daily anti-retroviral (ARVs) drugs, leaving many at risk of defaulting.The province experienced a s...

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Zimbabwe:Mugabe Backed Party Faces Implosion

Photo: Jealousy Mawarire/Twitter From left, National Patriotic Front (NPF) Spokesperson Jealousy Mawarire, former president Robert Mugabe and NPF President Ambrose Mutinhiri (file photo). The National...

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South Africa:Judicial Service Commission Interviews to Start This Week

The Judicial Service Commission is on Monday expected to interview shortlisted candidates for various judicial positions.The interviews will be held at the office of the chief justice in Midrand, Gauteng, from Monday until Friday April 13.The candidate...

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