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South African Church No Longer Haven for Refugees

At least several hundred Zimbabwean refugees who’ve found shelter at the Central Methodist Church face an uncertain future after church authorities ordered them to pack and get out. For years, the church has been a haven to the homeless. It had opened its doors to thousands of refugees who had fled to South Africa after the 2008 Zimbabwean elections, which were marred by violence between supporters of President Robert Mugabe and those of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai. The...

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