Gukurahundi

Gukurahundi

News
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, some of his ministers and senior army officials were closely involved in the planning and execution of the Gukurahundi massacres, new research and recently declassified Australian government documents have revealed. ...
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National News
ANOTHER secessionist party was launched in Bulawayo on Saturday, promising to push for the “independence” of the south western parts of the country within two years. ...
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News
THE fight by former Zipra combatants to reclaim their properties which were seized by government at the height of the Gukurahundi era in the early 1980s has taken a new twist ...
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Government National News
TEMPERS flared on Tuesday night during a public debate on elections at Sapes Trust in Harare when the moderator raised the issue of Gukurahundi atrocities. ...
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Media National News
GEOFFREY Nyarota, a prominent journalist and editor, has threatened to sue NewsDay for $1 million over a letter to the editor published by the newspaper in December last year. ...
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National News Politics
Mthwakazi Liberation Front activist Charles Thomas is appealing for $500 to undergo treatment for head injuries he claims he sustained during the Gukurahundi massacres. ...
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National News
THE late Vice-President John Nkomo was deeply hurt by the Gukurahundi massacres that left thousands dead in Matabeleland and Midlands, his younger brother has said. ...
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General National News
MDC-T MP for Matobo South Gabriel Ndebele says he will request government to remove the heroes’ acre from Bhalagwe camp which was allegedly used as a concentration base during Gukurahundi in the 1980s. ...
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News Politics
A coalition of Matabeleland activists, uMthwakazi Review, has come up with a petition to push for the recognition of Gukurahundi as genocide by countries such as the United Kingdom, United States and South Africa. ...
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News
UNITED STATES ambassador to Zimbabwe, Bruce Wharton, has said his country was too pre-occupied with limiting the spread of communism to intervene in the Gukurahundi massacres which claimed an estimated 20 000 people from Matabeleland and Midlands in the 1980s. ...
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General National News
WOMEN of Zimbabwe Arise has accused a group of police officers from Bulawayo of forcing them to speak in Shona during the activists’ demonstration on water problems more. ...
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General National News
PEOPLE should avoid tribalising the issue of Gukurahundi as this was fuelling conflict between Ndebeles and Shonas. ...
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Media News
FORMER ZBC and Zimpapers journalist Tapfuma Machakaire has made sensational claims that he survived execution by soldiers from the 5th Brigade during the Gukurahundi atrocities after he was mistaken for a South African spy. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
MORE and more cemeteries have to be opened up on the outskirts of Harare because there is no more space in the old graveyards. ...
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National News Politics
National Healing, Integration and Reconciliation co-minister Moses Mzila Ndlovu yesterday accused Zanu PF of frustrating efforts to address Gukurahundi. ...
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News Politics
MDC secretary-general Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga has attacked Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC-T for allegedly ignoring victims of Gukurahundi ...
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Zanu PF members assault Zapu activist
A Zapu activist was on Monday allegedly struck in the face with an iron bar by alleged Zanu PF activists after an altercation over an intended seizure of ...
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Fresh charges against artist
The trial of Owen Maseko, a Bulawayo-based artist, failed to take off Sunday at Bulawayo’s Tredgold Building courts after the state brought fresh charges against him. The artist ...
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Civic bodies slam govt ban on Gukurahundi exhibition
Civil society organisations based in Matabeleland have challenged government to reverse a ban on an exhibition depicting the 1980s Matabeleland atrocities. The exhibition run by Bulawayo-based artist Owen ...
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Wild animals dig up Gukurahundi graves
The remains of at least 13 people who were shot and killed by the Fifth Brigade during the Gukurahundi era in Chief Mabhikwa’s area of Lupane and buried ...
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Nkomo statue saga: new twist
The Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda has reportedly stepped into the Nkomo statue saga to ease tensions created by the government’s decision to erect ...
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