Monthly Archives: February 2017

Zimbabwe’s first Chief Justice dies

Bulawayo News 24 By Ndou Paul 24 February 2017 Zimbabwe’s first Chief Justice John Fieldsend has died at the age of 95. Justice Fieldsend died on Wednesday after a long and courageous fight against lung cancer. Chief Justice Fieldsend was appointed for a fixed term and assumed office on 1 July 1980. Born in England, […]

Lion mauls woman’s hip, arm at Zimbabwe game park: report

News 24 News24 Correspondent 15 February 2017 Harare – A woman has been mauled by a lion through a fence at a game park in eastern Zimbabwe, a newspaper is reporting. The state-controlled Manica Post published a picture online of Ngoni Hera with blood on her right side from the lion attack. The park was […]

‘Bishop was victim of bizarre Zimbabwe beatings’

Weekend Argus By Peta Thornycroft 12 February 2017 Cape Town – Zimbabwe’s top human rights lawyer David Coltart released details of some of the boys’ suffering in a 24 page report to Independent Newspapers. More and more of Smyth’s victims have come forward to tell their stories about the beatings and humiliation and sexual confusion […]