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Christopher Torchia

Christopher Torchia

    Old Zim laws inconsistent with new Constitution
    Old Zim laws inconsistent with new Constitution
    Hundreds of old laws in Zimbabwe need to be changed to conform with the southern African nation's year-old Constitution, which guarantees democratic rights but faces problems in its implementation, activists said on Wednesday. ...
    'We don't need Mandla in the Madiba clan'
    'We don't need Mandla in the Madiba clan'
    King Zwelibanzi Dalindyebo of the Thembu tribe said Mandla Mandela was being expelled "from all rank of duties" over a family feud, which...
    Winnie's belongings go on auction to pay debt
    Winnie's belongings go on auction to pay debt
    The sale will happen at the home of Nelson Mandela's ex-wife – a polarising figure who was beloved by many for her role in the...
    Pistorius denies official's claim he asked to return to training
    Pistorius denies official's claim he asked to return to training
    Pistorius on Monday alerted authorities to his wish to resume training while on bail for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the...
    Death toll rises in Turkey refugee boat sinking
    Death toll rises in Turkey refugee boat sinking
    Tahsin Kurtbeyoglu, governor of the coastal district of Menderes in Turkey's Izmir province, said 31 of the dead were children, including three...
    Williams and Sharapova play for gold and more
    Williams and Sharapova play for gold and more
    The winner of their final at Wimbledon on Saturday can claim that accolade, which entails extra prestige rather than just prize money or ranking...
    Brits ponder press reform after phone hacking scandal
    Brits ponder press reform after phone hacking scandal
    Britain has been transfixed by the phone hacking scandal that has shaken its media world. But will it really change the nation's press?
    Protesters target Egypt's antiquities chief
    Protesters target Egypt's antiquities chief
    The man in charge of Egyptian antiquities starred in a TV show about his exploits, sports an "Indiana Jones"-style fedora and triumphantly declared...