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Zimbabwe: Poll Dates Row - Judge Dismisses Tsvangirai

[New Zimbabwe] High Court judge Justice Davison Foroma has dismissed an urgent chamber application by the MDC-T seeking the reversal of the voter registration proclamation dates by President Robert Mugabe.

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Zimbabwe: Mugabe Followers Allegedly Punish Disabled Critics

[CAJ News] Harare -Supporters of President Robert Mugabe and Zanu-PF are accused of brutalising disabled opposition followers ahead of elections scheduled for next year. Disabled people that choose to support the opposition are at risk of political violence such as harassment, sexual assault, physical assault, intimidation, physical and emotional torture, malicious injury to property, abduction and arson.

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South Africa: Understanding the Court on Polygynous Muslim Marriages

[GroundUp] Wills Act unfairly discriminates against second and subsequent wives

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Zimbabwe: President Hits Out At Trump

[The Herald] President Mugabe has said the world is "embarrassed, if not frightened" by what appears to be a return of the biblical Goliath in reference to US President Donald Trump, whose speech at the 72nd Ordinary Session of the United Nations General Assembly seemed to threaten other nations.

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Zimbabwe: Grace Mugabe 'Security Aide' Fleeces Israeli Man of U.S.$150,000

[New Zimbabwe] A Harare woman who masqueraded as First Lady Grace Mugabe's security officer before duping an investor of $156 000 was Thursday dragged before Harare magistrates' court facing theft charges.

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South Africa: Sometimes Impossible Not to Offend Listeners - Radio Station

[News24Wire] Jacaranda FM on Thursday said presenter Tumi Morake had its "full support", adding that it is "at times impossible" not to offend listeners.

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Zimbabwe: Opposition Slams 'Slow, Inefficient' Voter Registration Exercise

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's main opposition the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party, led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has slammed the "painstakingly slow and thoroughly inefficient" voter registration exercise undertaken by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC).

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Zimbabwe: Mugabe Spends Nearly U.S.$20 Million On Rallies - Report

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe has reportedly blown an estimated $20m of state funds in eight of his Zanu-PF youth interface rallies held so far.

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Zimbabwe: Education Minister Moyo Faces Arrest

[263Chat] Higher and Tertiary Education minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has lost his constitutional court challenge where he sought to overturn his arrest by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) on allegations of abuse of office, fraud, corruption and obstruction of the course of justice.

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Zimbabwe: Prosecutor-General Slams Council for CBD Chaos

[The Herald] Newly appointed Prosecutor-General Advocate Ray Goba has blasted Harare City Council for failing to ensure orderliness in the city and called for the setting up of specialised municipal courts to deal with petty offenders.

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