�Death row� inmate appeals

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The Court of Appeal will today hear a case in which death row inmate Patrick Gabaakanye is appealing both his conviction and sentence.

It will be the second time that the 55-year-old Gabaakanye attempts to convince the Higher Court judges to overturn his journey to reuniting with his Maker, following another attempt in his last court appearance when the case was postponed to the July session.

Gabaakanye’s lawyer had indicated that he was unaware that his client’s case was coming up, and had not prepared to argue on his behalf. In July 2014, the High Court sentenced the old man to death for the murder of a visually impaired septuagenarian at Ga-Mosusu Lands.

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The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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