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Oscar Pistorious gets aways with 6 years sentence for girlfriend's murder

South African Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius was sent back to jail for six years on Wednesday for murdering Reeva Steenkamp, less than half the 15 year minimum term sought by prosecutors. ... Full story

Zimbabwean doctor implicated in Zimbabwe farm grabbing scandal: His UK surgery closed

UK watchdogs have closed a GP surgery in Nottingham run by a Zimbabwean doctor accused of using his connections to President Robert Mugabe to grab a farm. ... Full story

Harare taxi driver rapes own child as part of ritual to boost business

A 50- year old taxi driver is standing accused of raping his daughter on several occasions which resulted in her falling pregnant as part of rituals to boost his business. ... Full story

City of Harare sued successfully by a man who fell in an unsecured ditch in the city

High court has ordered Harare City Council to pay $9 796 to one Evaristo Mungate who sued after he broke his leg in the capital a few years ago. Mungate fell into an unsecured drainage pipe along Simon Mazorodze road on the 28th of March 2014 and broke his leg. ... Full story

Ministry of Education HR officers arrested for employing unqualified teachers

A human resources assistant in the Education ministry is in the courts after she fraudulently recruited 31 unqualified teachers. Sibongile Mashandure, 40, appeared before Harare magistrate, Tendai Mahwe, charged with ‘Criminal abuse of office’. ... Full story

Bulawayo man finds wife pregnant with another man after serving prison sentence

After spending eight years in prison, a Bulawayo man returned home to find his wife impregnated by another man. That was the first of his shocks, then his wife went on to disown him because of his criminal past. ... Full story

Harare duo jailed for 9 years for illegal possession of a pangolin

A Harare provincial magistrate last week slapped two Harare men Noel Holman (55) and Tendai Musatyira (25), with mandatory nine-year jail terms each after convicting them of possessing a pangolin valued at $5 000. ... Full story

Reserve bank exchanging Zimdollar with US Dollar

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe yesterday invited people holding on to Zimbabwe dollar notes to bring them to banks starting on Monday in exchange for US dollars. ... Full story

ZRP cops in furious fist fight over bribe money

A Bulawayo police officer is nursing bruises after a colleague assaulted him for asking about cash that is suspected to have come from a bribe, a court heard yesterday. ... Full story

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