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In the trial of author and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga, a court in Zimbabwe has adjourned the decision on her possible exoneration.

The reason for this is that she did not appear for the court date on Monday. The judge issued an arrest warrant for Dangarembga, who is currently in Germany. She was unable to attend the court hearing for health reasons.

Her lawyer had already informed the court about the illness last week. The judge ruled that the arrest warrant could be lifted once Dangarembga produced a certificate upon her return.