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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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.
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
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.
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.
Mthwakazi Liberation Front activist Charles Thomas is appealing for $500 to undergo treatment for head injuries he claims he sustained during the Gukurahundi massacres.
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.
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.
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.
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.