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It portrays black Zimbabweans as barbaric and as a people stealing land from white people. This is incorrect and I am willing to share the true history of Zimbabwe with the world through film." He added: "The film also seeks to honour Zimbabwean liberation war heroes who are still depicted as terrorists by ...
With actors from Canada and United Kingdom coming together with their local counterparts to tell the Zimbabwean story about the struggle, "Chinhoyi 7" promises to be the ... While war movies made in other countries are thrilling to many local viewers, "Chinhoyi 7" is likely to stimulate emotional reception.

Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) chairman and Special Advisor to the President Cde Christopher Mutsvangwa has urged war veterans in Gokwe to unite and uphold the values of "Operation Restore Legacy". Speaking at a party held last weekend in Gokwe to celebrate ...
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government "must stop harassing former leader Robert Mugabe and accord him his constitutional rights to ... "[Mugabe] should just keep quiet and rest peacefully," Victor Matemadanda of the war veterans' association told a meeting in central Gokwe, ...
Harare - Here's a scenario suggested recently by Zimbabwe's popular commentator Prophet Cynic: "You wake up from a long coma only to find Mugabe now an ... "[Mugabe] should just keep quiet and rest peacefully," Victor Matemadanda of the war veterans' association told a meeting in central Gokwe, ...
Harare - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly made an appeal to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to assist his country in ... issues with his counterpart Joseph Kabila, among them, "Zimbabwe's long-standing demand for $1bn compensation for participating in the DRC war".
Indeed, our 18 years in the democratic struggle have taught us that while change is important, Zimbabwe now needs transformation. ... The generation that fought the war of liberation cannot purport to fight the new war of transformation because the weapons, nature and form of the two battles have changed ...
A Saudi man walks at the Tadawul Saudi Stock Exchange, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Monday, June 15, 2015. Saudi Arabia's stock market, valued at $585 billion, opened up to direct foreign investment for the first time Monday, as the kingdom seeks an economic boost amid low global oil prices.
Michael Gibb, the campaign leader of Global Witness, says indifference to the malpractice amounts to complicity in the face of clear evidence of Nilepet's role in the war economy. A 2016 report, The Satellite Sentinel Project, detailed how South Sudan's elite are allegedly profiting from the war.
... 2013 elections to former lawmaker, Shadreck Mashayamombe has been ring-fencing the constituency and last month his supporters were reportedly behind the violent disruption of a meeting by another aspirant, Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans' Association spokesperson, Douglas Mahiya.
A retired Zimbabwean general and acolyte of ex-president Robert Mugabe has formed a political party to challenge President Emmerson ... Ambrose Mutinhiri, a veteran of Zimbabwe's 1970s independence war, quit the ruling ZANU-PF party and gave up his parliamentary seat last Friday, then met Mugabe ...
Turning to another G40 kingpin, former vice president Phelekezela Mphoko who, like Rtd Brig-General Mutinhiri, also took a sabbatical from the war to marry his wife Laurinda in Maputo; Cde Moyo said as former Zipra combatants they had long made moves to have Mphoko recalled from the office of vice ...
When New Zimbabwe.com news crew visited the party's provincial's offices, the scene of the deadly clashes, an assortment of missiles including stones were strewn all over the place. Heavily armed police in riot gear and water cannon had also sealed the venue. According to MDC-T's national organising ...
Cinema chain Ster-Kinekor are getting ready to layout the red carpet for the star-studded premiere of war biopic Chinhoyi 7 which is scheduled for 16 March in Harare. The two-hour-long film, commissioned by Vice President Constantino Chiwenga when he was still the Commander of the Zimbabwe ...
Although diplomatic relations between the two countries have continued to be cordial, Harare and Kinshasa have a long-standing disagreement over compensating the Zimbabwean government for its active role in the 1990s war, dubbed "Africa's first world war". Zimbabwe's decisive intervention saved ...
Although diplomatic relations between the two countries have continued to be cordial, Harare and Kinshasa have a long-standing disagreement over compensating the Zimbabwean government for its active role in the 1990s war, dubbed "Africa's first world war". Zimbabwe's decisive intervention saved ...

Earlier this year, the group stormed a State function addressed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair and threatened to disrupt the proceedings, accusing him of spearheading Gukurahundi massacres. Yesterday, three war veterans from Matabeleland North. led by ...
The company was launched in 2016 and initially focused on sports programming before expanding its channel offering to include various Entertainment and news channels, kicking off a content war with Naspers' DStv. Strive Masiyiwa is Zimbabwe's first billionaire with a fortune FORBES estimates at $1.7 ...
Zanu-Pf must re-admit former war veterans' chairman Jabulani Sibanda if the party wants to win elections due later this year, politburo member Victor Matemadanda said at the weekend. "Jabulani Sibanda didn't resign from Zanu PF but was expelled just like I was and President Mnangagwa was," ...
Zimbabwe National Liberation war veterans' Association (ZNLWVA) secretary-general Victor Matemadanda told NewsDay yesterday that the former ... Here is a man who got so drunk with power that he thought the loyalty that people accorded him was a sign of foolishness," the war veterans chief said.
Zimbabwe National Liberation war veterans' Association (ZNLWVA) secretary general, Cde Victor Matemadanda, says November 18 should be declared a public holiday to celebrate the gains of Operation Restore Legacy, which ushered in a new political dispensation. Addressing hundreds of war ...
Zanu-Pf secretary for war veterans Cde Victor Matemadanda has paid tribute to MDC-T Mr Morgan Tsvangirai for his contribution to the development of ... Cde Matemadanda said President Mnangagwa's love to create a Zimbabwe that is democratic and peaceful was seen when he visited Mr Tsvangirai at ...
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, ...


 

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