Eight-year-old found malnourished, abused and suffering from neglect

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An eight-year-old boy weighing barely 14kg has been admitted to the Dora Nginza Hospital with acute malnutrition.

The tiny child, in torn pyjamas, is being kept in a cot due to his small stature, and social worker Pamela Rubushe – who has more than two decades of experience – says it is one of the worst cases of neglect she has seen...

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