Southern Africa:Air Zimbabwe Plane with Technical Problems Refused Landing at Bulawayo

[New Zimbabwe] Air Zimbabwe passengers were left seething with anger at the weekend after a plane chattered by the troubled flag-carrier developed problems mid-air only to be refused emergency landing in Bulawayo.

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Zimbabwe:’Runners’ Seek Acquittal in Ivory Case Reportedly Involving Grace Mugabe

[New Zimbabwe] TWO suspected ivory poaching kingpins, charged for allegedly working under the instructions of former First Lady Grace Mugabe to commit the offence, are now demanding their freedom arguing that their right to a timely trial had been violated by the state.

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Seychelles:Civil Society in Seychelles to Open First Crisis Shelter for Women

[Seychelles News Agency] Civil society in Seychelles will open the first crisis shelter for abused women in the island nation in November. The facility is funded by the European Union and is an initiative of the Citizens Engagement Platform of Seychelles (CEPS), which groups together not for profit organisations.

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