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Cholera kills 1,000 in Zimbabwe


UN figures show cholera is spreading in Zimbabwe, with 20,581 cases since August, it's thought that 1,111 people have died.

People have taken to the streets in silent protest against the government amid claims of abductions.

The BBC is prevented form operating freely in Zimbabwe, but Karen Allen has been in the country to see the situation for herself.


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