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23 October 2017 00:58 (South Africa)

Health workers in Zimbabwe get bail

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

The six health workers arrested in Zimbabwe on Thursday on charges of treating Aids patients without possessing the required licences to do were released on bail on Monday. Their bail was set at $200 each, and their next court date is set for 27 September. There appears to be more to their arrest than meets the eye, as the church organisation that the health workers were sponsored by has been operating in Zimbabwe for more than 10 years, and the question of licensing has never arisen before. Read more: AP, via the New York Times

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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