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Bulawayo - A founding member of the Zimbabwe Liberation war veterans Association (ZLWVA) John Netsiyanwa has challenged Zapu president ... He claims the stage for armed conflict had been set back in 1976 at two guerilla training camps in Tanzania where he alleged trained Zipra forces had ...
This incident came after Buhera-based war veterans, through their chairman, Nelson Mahamba, recently wrote to the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association Manicaland chairman, Gift Kagweda, calling for the expulsion of Chinotimba for allegedly "still exhibiting divisive G40 traits.".

Zanu-Pf national secretary for war veterans, War Collaborators, ex-Detainees and Restrictees Cde Victor Matemadanda has urged war veterans to work tirelessly to ensure that the party wins resoundingly in the upcoming elections. He said war veterans' welfare and inclusion into party structures was not ...
Since 2000, Mugabe's often violent land redistribution program saw the ruling Zanu-Pf party, led by veterans of the 1970s war against white minority rule, evict most of Zimbabwe's white farmers. The seizures were meant to redress colonial land ownership imbalances that were skewed against blacks, ...
... living in Zimbabwe on September 17, 2009 in Zimbabwe stands against the fence of his farm that he was forced off of by Zimbabwean war veterans. ... Union of Zimbabwe (CFU) has reportedly said it is against South Africans looking to cross the border in order to benefit from Zimbabwean agricultural ...
war veterans have ordered former President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace to publicly apologise for "denigrating and disrespecting them" at the height of ... Addressing a former fighters' indaba in Marondera last week, Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans' Association secretary-general Victor ...

Zanu PF politburo member and Zimbabwe National Liberation war veterans Association (Znlwva) secretary-general Victor Matemadanda told the Daily News yesterday that they would want ordinary people to guide them on the sort of future they would want to see in the former British colony. He said the ...
war collaborators and a group of youths in Mashonaland Central have clashed with the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) ... The war collaborators and their youth counterparts claimed that they had signed a partnership deal with a Canadian investor and formed a mining ...
PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu (left) with his Zimbabwean counterpart, Emmerson Mnangagwa, at State House in Lusaka yesterday. PICTURE: ... She was talking about Zimbabwe's liberation war shrines [graves] in Zambia which she said point to the fact that, indeed, Zimbabweans were housed here. To her ...
FILE - In this May, 10, 2010, file photo, Roy Bennett, center left, leaves the High Court in Harare, Zimbabwe, after he was acquitted of terrorism charges. New Mexico State Police said Thursday, Jan. 18 2018, that Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett died in helicopter crash. The crash on Wednesday ...
TWO pastors caused a stir during a Sunday service when a verbal altercation ended with them producing knives and knobkerries to end a long standing leadership dispute. Mugodhi Chihwehwete Apostolic Church pastors, Badzirai Nyamajiwa and Cletus Chimiswe left the congregants in shock when a ...
police released 911 recordings Friday from the crash near the Colorado-New Mexico line that killed five people, including Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett, and his wife, ... Hill and Cobb's wife, Martha, said the co-pilot had survived being shot down while flying a helicopter in the Vietnam War.
Harare - Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced that the country will hold elections in five months, the first poll the southern African state since independence ... Both Mugabe and Mnangagwa belonged to the Zanu-Pf party and fought together in Zimbabwe's war of independence.
... never wrote his doctorate in philosophy from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Subsequent damaging newspaper and social media articles, whose interpretation of the statement suggest the defamatory nature of the words, attest to this." The former Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander further said there ...
NewsDay in Zimbabwe reports that Zimbabwean Home Affairs Minister Obert Mpofu has said that the military is on high alert after fears that Grace's supporters are regrouping outside ... Zimbabwe war veterans spokesperson Douglas Mahiya did choose to stress that the warning should not be taken lightly.
Speaking at the burial of liberation war hero Phillip Chinoni in Beitbridge at the weekend, Mohadi said the Gukurahundi issue had to be tackled sooner ... Gukurahundi, which casts the darkest shadow on Zimbabwe's 37-year history, was a series of massacres of over 20 000 civilians by the Fifth Brigade ...
Harare - Zimbabwean authorities have reportedly remained mum over the pension of former vice president Phelekezela Mphoko amid accusations by ... Last week the Zimbabwe National Liberation war veterans' Association, (ZNLWVA) secretary general Victor Matemadanda maintained that Mphoko did ...

"If they don't act, just as the sun will rise tomorrow, Zimbabwe will be another Somalia. There will be bloodshed." These Moyo utterances amount to a declaration of war, and the bloodshed he alludes to here is not the blood of political leaders like him, but that of the ordinary citizen who benefits nothing out ...
Zimbabwe National Liberation war veterans' Association, (ZNLWVA) secretary-general Victor Matemadanda has accused former Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko of deserting his government position and therefore not deserving any exit package for his service. In an interview with NewsDay, ...
Elephant numbers rebounded when war-torn Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) became too perilous for poachers in the 1970s. A survey in 2016 identified 35 cases of this "refuge effect" around the world. For some radical environmentalists, the notion that culling humans may be good for animals makes intuitive ...
Tendai Gara attended Churchill high school in Harare, Zimbabwe from 1991 to 1997. Gara and his friend prayer Chitenderu started the haka in 1995, it began as a traditional Zimbabwean war cry but 'the actions weren't working well' and they wanted to be 'more fierce' like the New Zealand All Blacks ...
His path to power in newly independent Zimbabwe in 1980 was a turbulent and sometimes violent one. I have no doubt that anyone who stood in his way was skating on thin ice and that the death of his main competitor for control of the post-war machine created in exile to fight the war of Independence ...
Following Charumbira's tragic death, the Zanu PF Bulawayo Province recommended that he be accorded a liberation war hero status, even though he did not participate in the liberation struggle. In a statement, Zanu PF secretary for administration, Obert Mpofu said the president had acceded to the request.
The euphoria that greeted the end of Robert Mugabe's autocratic 37-year rule over Zimbabwe is giving way to a sobering realisation of what lies ahead to heal the ... They have endured the liberation war, the Matabeleland massacres, enforced land redistribution, the destruction of homes, and a general ...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa will Wednesday chair Zanu PF's second politburo meeting since he took over power in November last year amid rumblings over the share of "spoils" in the post Mugabe fall. Although some of the generals are themselves war veterans, there is a feeling that the military and ...
Former NetOne Chief Executive Officer, Reward Kangai has come out guns blazing accusing Zimbabwe Anti corruption Commission of attempting to whitewash the corruption charges against the ICT Minister, Supa Mandiwanzira. Kangai said ZACC was wrong to investigate a case of money paid to ...
Protesters in the Zimbabwean capital of Harare cheer a military vehicle during a demonstration demanding President Robert Mugabe's resignation on Nov. ... And in Zimbabwe, President Robert Mugabe was finally deposed last year after 37 years in power -- only to be replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa, ...
The Kasukuwere Saga cleared a new battle front for G40 in the war with Mnangagwa as the matter was taken to the Zanu PF politburo. On June 16, Moyo left the politburo stunned after he showed the Zanu PF mandarins a 72-hour video that was basically a charge sheet against Mnangagwa for allegedly ...
Harare - war veterans in Zimbabwe say they plotted to oust Robert Mugabe as leader just weeks ahead of a military operation that pushed the 93-year-old out of office. Officials from veteran associations of both independence war armies, the Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army and the Zimbabwe ...
In November, the Zimbabwe National Liberation war veterans Association (ZNLWVA) played an intriguing role in trapping former Zanu-Pf and Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe in his endgame. As deliverers of Zimbabwe's Independence from Britain in 1980 following a protracted, widespread and bitter ...
Sibusiso Moyo as foreign minister, Air Marshal Perrance Shiri as agriculture minister and Chris Mutsvangwa, leader of Zimbabwe's war veterans, as information minister. Moyo on Nov. 15 announced the military takeover that put Mugabe under house arrest and set in motion a national clamor leading to the ...
Zimbabwe National Liberation war veterans' Association (ZNLWVA) chairperson, Cde Christopher Mutsvangwa is now the Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services. Dr Mike Bimha is the new Minister of Industry, commerce and Enterprise Development, while Cde July Moyo comes in as ...
The fight sucked in Zanu PF factions, the G40 led by the then First Lady Grace Mugabe and Team Lacoste led by now President Mnangagwa in the belief that the prophet had the power to anoint Zimbabwe's rulers. The church leadership, self-confessed Mnangagwa loyalists, on Sunday reportedly led a ...
"Our relationship with Mugabe had irretrievably broken down," Victor Matemadanda, secretary general of the Zimbabwe Liberation war ...
Zimbabwean war veterans leader Chris Mutsvangwa (R), arrives at a meeting of the ruling Zanu-Pf party in Harare, Zimbabwe November 19, ...
The new Zimbabwean banner caught briefly on the flagpole, ... leader who had not wanted the war to end until he could claim a military victory.
Zimbabwe's powerful war veterans have claimed that Robert Mugabe swapped speeches to avoid resigning during a televised address to the ...
Zimbabwe's war veterans association, which used to back President Robert Mugabe but now demands he quit, called on Sunday for protests ...
Johannesburg: The leader of Zimbabwe's war veterans said on Sunday plans to impeach President Robert Mugabe would go ahead as ...
war veterans in Zimbabwe are organising an anti-Mugabe rally, claiming that President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace have gone too far. Pressure is mounting on Zimbabwe's president to step aside. War veterans, who played an important role in Robert Mugabe's rise to power in 1980, are organising ...
The horror that is about to happen in Zimbabwe will be historical if not biblical. The final blow to the Ndebele Mzilikazi Kingdom by the British ...
Cape Town - "This Flag" pastor Evan Mawarire shared details of a massive march which will take place in the Zimbawean capital city on ...
If unemployment in Zimbabwe were measured correctly‚ I am sure the number would be well over 28%. Even war zones have had lower ...
The second wife, a Zimbabwean, could not be reached for comment, ... He served in the Zimbabwe National army before retiring in 1985.
The latest spark came on Monday, when Zimbabwe's military head, ... If nothing else, those steps would help make Zimbabwean lives a little bit ...
Amsterdam/Nairobi -- Burundi yesterday said it will refuse to co-operate with an International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into war ...
war veterans have reiterated their call for citizens to stop President Robert Mugabe's bid to establish a family dynasty in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe National Liberation war veterans' Association (ZNLWVA) spokesperson Douglas Mahiya said the conference, to be held at ...
Harare - Zimbabwe's former freedom fighters have reportedly called on Rhodesians "scattered across the world" to come back and rebuild the ...


 

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