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    Anger over 14-year-old girl’s death while giving birth at Johanne Marange shrine

    By Mutsa Makuvaza A new wave of anger has erupted as Zimbabweans have demanded an in-depth police investigation into the alleged death of a 14-year-old girl while giving birth at a Johanne Marange church shrine in Bocha, Mutare. Memory Machaya’s mother Shy Mabika was reportedly denied access to the burial of her daughter where bouncers supposedly hired by church leaders…

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    Teacher impregnates wife and schoolgirl simultaneously, gets fired

    A South African teacher has been fired after a disciplinary hearing was told he made his wife and a schoolgirl pregnant simultaneously. The man paid for the girl to have an abortion when she was five months pregnant, a Western Cape education department official told the arbitrator who chaired the misconduct hearing. Arthi Singh-Bhoopchand also heard that at one stage…

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    14-year-old girl dies in labour

    A 14-year-old girl allegedly died last week while giving birth at a shrine in Bocha, Mutare. Relatives of the late Memory Machaya are yet to come to terms with the way they were treated at Johanne Marange church where Memory was receiving prayers. Family spokesperson Alice Mabika said Memory’s mother Shy Mabika was denied access to the burial of her…

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