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    Zimbabwe policewoman scoops UN global peacekeeper prize.

    Assistant Inspector of Police Annah Chota from Zimbabwe has received the International Female Police Peacekeeper Award for her service and achievements in the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). Ms. Chota is the first police officer from Zimbabwe to receive the award.

    RAY MWAREYA IN NEW YORK, USA. | 2017-09-21 00:56:15
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    South Africa: Solo artist risks body to promote queer gender rights inside posh galleries.

    "I take a huge risk; I move my black queer body in posh museums and galleries, deftly avoiding pieces of art that cost thousands or millions. This is my goal to make visible the difficult plight of black queer LGBTI bodies in South Africa."

    RAY MWAREYA | 09 Jan 2018

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