Ray Goba replaces Tomana as Prosecutor General

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Ray Goba replaces Johannes Tomana as the new Prosecutor General after being appointed by President Robert Mugabe. The appointment is contained in the latest extraordinary government gazette released today.

Tomana was relieved of his duties in June this year for misconduct and incompetence.

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