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UN speaks on Biti deportation by Zambia

THE United Nations Refugee Agency says it was gravely concerned with the controversial decision by Zambian authorities to deport MDC Alliance co-principal Tendai Biti, who had crossed into the neighbouring country seeking asylum. "UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is gravely...

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Biti deported, to appear in court Thursday noon

EMBATTLED MDC Alliance co-principal Tendai Biti was deported from Zambia last night and was set to appear at the Harare magistrates’ court this Thursday afternoon. The Harare East MP-elect, wanted for offences related to inciting public violence, had crossed into...

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BREAKING: Biti denied Zambian asylum

A senior member of Zimbabwe's opposition MDC Alliance, Tendai Biti, has been denied asylum by neighbouring Zambia. Zimbabwe's police accuse Biti of inciting violence following last month's election. Zambian Foreign Minister Joe Malanji told the BBC that Biti's grounds for...