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AllAfrica.com
Will Mnangagwa Pull Off Another 'Coup' This Year?political system? It is claiming that he has little support in the three Masho
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
political system? It is claiming that he has little support in the three Mashonaland provinces and even less in the Matabeleland provinces, which have not forgotten his prominent role in the 1980s Gukurahundi massacre of Ndebele... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is MDC-T On Brink of Another Split?MDC — T is on the brink of yet another split after senior party officials from
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
MDC — T is on the brink of yet another split after senior party officials from Matabeleland -- led by co-vice president Dr Thokozani Khupe -- boycotted the party's Standing Committee meeting chaired by acting president Engineer Elias Mudzuri in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Will Mnangagwa's Administration Bring Closure to Post-Independence Atrocities in Zimbabwe?follow in former Robert Mugabe's footsteps as a despotic ruler, or bring closur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
follow in former Robert Mugabe's footsteps as a despotic ruler, or bring closure to the 1980s Gukurahundi mass killings in Matabeleland. By SALLY NYAKANYANGA. From the time Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn into office late in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Matabeleland Artists Marginalised?of their work. This has proven a bone of contention regarding the performance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
of their work. This has proven a bone of contention regarding the performance by artistes based outside the capital, in Matabeleland especially, who hardly make it onto the lists and if they are lucky to, occupy insignificant positions. "I... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gukurahundi - Dabengwa Claims UK Connived With Mugabeclaimed that Britain and Zanu PF connived to plan the Gukurahundi atrocities wh
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
claimed that Britain and Zanu PF connived to plan the Gukurahundi atrocities which killed an estimated 20,000 people in the Matabeleland and Midlands regions during the early 80s. Dabengwa made the accusations while speaking at a Sapes Trust... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Dabengwa: UK helped plan Gukurahundiclaimed that Britain and Zanu PF connived to plan the Gukurahundi atrocities wh
New Zimbabwe / Posted 3 days ago
claimed that Britain and Zanu PF connived to plan the Gukurahundi atrocities which killed an estimated 20,000 people in the Matabeleland and Midlands regions during the early 80s. Dabengwa made the accusations while speaking at a Sapes Trust... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Moyo a Bitter Defeated Professor - Says Charambawas part of government for a long time. "When did he realise there was Gukurah
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
was part of government for a long time. "When did he realise there was Gukurahundi? What has he done for the people of Matabeleland and Tsholotsho in particular. Those people suffered a deluge of floods, there is no more better banana... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Going Back On MDC Alliance - Chamisathis year. Tsvangirai's party has however, been divided over the issue, with s
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
this year. Tsvangirai's party has however, been divided over the issue, with some senior leaders, especially those from Matabeleland, against the alliance. MDC-T Vice President Thokozani Khupe, National Chairperson Lovemore Moyo and National... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
No going back on MDC Alliance: Chamisathis year. Tsvangirai’s party has however, been divided over the issue, with s
New Zimbabwe / Posted 7 days ago
this year. Tsvangirai’s party has however, been divided over the issue, with some senior leaders, especially those from Matabeleland, against the alliance. MDC-T Vice President Thokozani Khupe, National Chairperson Lovemore Moyo and National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Massacres - 'A Spiritual Issue That Needs to Be Handled By Chiefs', Says ExEmmerson Mnangagwa's government can do to address the issue pertaining to the G
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Emmerson Mnangagwa's government can do to address the issue pertaining to the Gukurahundi massacres that took place in the Matabeleland region in the 1980s. At least 20 000 civilians were reportedly killed by an army unit unleashed on Matabeleland... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Victims Sue Britain, Mugabe, Mnangagwa Over Gukurahundithe political disturbances of 1981 involving ZIPRA and ZNLA forces and the larg
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
the political disturbances of 1981 involving ZIPRA and ZNLA forces and the large scale killings that followed in Matabeleland and Midlands, the then President Mugabe launched an inquiry in 1983 to investigate the killings. The findings... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Gukurahundi: UK, ED and Mugabe suedthe political disturbances of 1981 involving ZIPRA and ZNLA forces and the larg
New Zimbabwe / Posted 9 days ago
the political disturbances of 1981 involving ZIPRA and ZNLA forces and the large scale killings that followed in Matabeleland and Midlands, the then President Mugabe launched an inquiry in 1983 to investigate the killings. The findings... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Who Is Best Suited to Take Over From Tsvangirai?a Zanu PF model which regrettably buys into the narrative that the country is n
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
a Zanu PF model which regrettably buys into the narrative that the country is not yet ready to be led by someone from Matabeleland region given that the Ndebele population is only a minority (approximately 15% of the entire... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gukurahundi Arrests - NGOs Deplore Army Roleand healing the victims of the state sponsored atrocities that claimed more tha
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
and healing the victims of the state sponsored atrocities that claimed more than 2000 civilians in Midlands and Matabeleland provinces, were detained at an Army barrack before they were handed over to the police. Crisis in Zimbabwe... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Gukurahundi arrests: NGOs blast armyand healing the victims of the state sponsored atrocities that claimed more tha
New Zimbabwe / Posted 14 days ago
and healing the victims of the state sponsored atrocities that claimed more than 2000 civilians in Midlands and Matabeleland provinces, were detained at an Army barrack before they were handed over to the police. Crisis in Zimbabwe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Crocodile Mauls TouristA tourist was attacked and killed by crocodiles in Matopos National Park, Matab
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
A tourist was attacked and killed by crocodiles in Matopos National Park, Matabeleland South, on Sunday while another was seriously injured. Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority spokesman Mr Tinashe Farawo confirmed the incident to The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CIO Boss Chirinda Dies in Accidentwere seriously injured," police sources said. The injured were rushed to Beitbr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
were seriously injured," police sources said. The injured were rushed to Beitbridge District Hospital. No bus passengers were injured. Matabeleland South Police spokesperson, Inspector Philisani Ndebele was not immediately available for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zapu and #Tajamuka Demand Gukurahundi Demonstrators' Releaseat Bulawayo's Trade Fair grounds on peaceful demonstrators. The violent arrest,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
at Bulawayo's Trade Fair grounds on peaceful demonstrators. The violent arrest, detention and alleged assault on the Matabeleland youths against President Mnangagwa, was uncalled for and unnecessary. "Repression of voices of victims who... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Gukurahundi demo: Outrage over 8 arrestsat Bulawayo’s Trade Fair grounds on peaceful demonstrators. The violent arrest,
New Zimbabwe / Posted 16 days ago
at Bulawayo’s Trade Fair grounds on peaceful demonstrators. The violent arrest, detention and alleged assault on the Matabeleland youths against President Mnangagwa, was uncalled for and unnecessary. “Repression of voices of victims who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Byo Churches Host Mnangagwaas God's answer of peace to fervent prayers for the nation over the years." Mn
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
as God's answer of peace to fervent prayers for the nation over the years." Mnangagwa will visit Bulawayo at a time when Matabeleland pressure groups and civic society organisations have upped their calls for the new administration to address the... Read more
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General Chiwenga: Meet the force behind Zimbabwe's 'Crocodile' presidentsanctions as an example of international bias against his rule. Chiwenga was a
dna / Posted 19 days ago
sanctions as an example of international bias against his rule. Chiwenga was also a senior figure in the western region of Matabeleland in 1983 during the so-called Gukurahundi massacres, in which the army's North Korean-trained 5 Brigade cracked... Read more
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Swissinfo
Special Report - Meet the force behind Zimbabwe's 'Crocodile' presidentsanctions as an example of international bias against his rule. Chiwenga was a
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
sanctions as an example of international bias against his rule. Chiwenga was also a senior figure in the western region of Matabeleland in 1983 during the so-called Gukurahundi massacres, in which the army's North Korean-trained 5 Brigade cracked... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Meet the force behind Zimbabwe's 'Crocodile' presidentsanctions as an example of international bias against his rule. Chiwenga was a
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
sanctions as an example of international bias against his rule. Chiwenga was also a senior figure in the western region of Matabeleland in 1983 during the so-called Gukurahundi massacres, in which the army’s North Korean-trained 5 Brigade cracked... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Special Report - Meet the force behind Zimbabwe's 'Crocodile' presidentsanctions as an example of international bias against his rule. Chiwenga was a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
sanctions as an example of international bias against his rule. Chiwenga was also a senior figure in the western region of Matabeleland in 1983 during the so-called Gukurahundi massacres, in which the army's North Korean-trained 5 Brigade cracked... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[OPINION] The three barriers blocking Zimbabwe’s progressbeen a central player in the gross human rights abuses that have characterised
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
been a central player in the gross human rights abuses that have characterised Zanu-PF rule. This includes the killings in Matabeleland killings in the 1980s. This is a past for which he has refused to acknowledge any responsibility. His more... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bumper Zimbabwe Harvest Prompts Bigger Bet On 'Command Agriculture'won notoriety for his role in a government crackdown on dissidents in the 1980s
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
won notoriety for his role in a government crackdown on dissidents in the 1980s that killed more than 20,000 civilians in Matabeleland. At the core of Mnangagwa's command approach is the centralised planning and development model borrowed from... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Only Coltart set as MDC seeks 2018 repsColtart set to represent the coalition in the Bulawayo East constituency. The
New Zimbabwe / Posted 22 days ago
Coltart set to represent the coalition in the Bulawayo East constituency. The party will contest in constituencies in Matabeleland North, South, Masvingo and Midlands South. In August, the MDC joined forces with the MDC-T, People`s Democratic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senator Booker Embraces Obama's Zim PositionBooker decided in his opening remarks to insist that President Mnangagwa and za
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Booker decided in his opening remarks to insist that President Mnangagwa and zanu-pf address the political disturbances in Matabeleland and Midlands from 1982. While the motivation behind Senator Booker is unclear, especially since the panel based... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Country's 'Military-Assisted Transition' and Prospects for Recoveryand lands. For details on Gukurahundi, see "Breaking the Silence, Building True
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
and lands. For details on Gukurahundi, see "Breaking the Silence, Building True Peace: A Report on the Disturbances in Matabeleland and the Midlands 1980-1988", Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace and Legal Resources Foundation, March... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mujuru Speaks On Future Plansto now spread those development programmes seriously, as serious as they are in
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
to now spread those development programmes seriously, as serious as they are in Harare and Bulawayo, to be that serious in Matabeleland North and Mashonaland East, that's as far as development is concerned. "So that is development of the coaches... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Youth Funds Missing, Cabal Stands Accusedin the party's National Youth League," he said. "It was an anomaly. He's not oc
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
in the party's National Youth League," he said. "It was an anomaly. He's not occupying the position, but Cde Mlea from Matabeleland South province was elected to that position. I would like to apologise to Cde Ncube for the inconveniences... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Don’t use Gukurahundi to hide failure: Carl Joshafter his parents divorced. His strong views on the subject have set him on a
New Zimbabwe / Posted 30 days ago
after his parents divorced. His strong views on the subject have set him on a collision course with some activists in Matabeleland region, who view his sentiments as trivialising a sensitive matter. He revealed that his late father had to... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Mai Mnangagwa visits Matebeleland orphansMatebeleland South to meet orphans in the area and see how she can assist them.
New Zimbabwe / Posted 30 days ago
Matebeleland South to meet orphans in the area and see how she can assist them. This was revealed by Minister of State for Matabeleland South Province, Abednico Ncube on Monday. He was addressing heads of Government departments during a provincial... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rohingya plight makes Aung San Suu Kyi's words ring hollowabetted by his successor Emerson Mnangagwa, have been personally responsible fo
Canberra Times / Posted a month ago
abetted by his successor Emerson Mnangagwa, have been personally responsible for genocide, partially in the country's west, Matabeleland. Can someone from the federal government or Cricket Australia please help me to understand why we are still... Read more
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The Age
Rohingya plight makes Aung San Suu Kyi's words ring hollowabetted by his successor Emerson Mnangagwa, have been personally responsible fo
The Age / Posted a month ago
abetted by his successor Emerson Mnangagwa, have been personally responsible for genocide, partially in the country's west, Matabeleland. Can someone from the federal government or Cricket Australia please help me to understand why we are still... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rohingya plight makes Aung San Suu Kyi's words ring hollowabetted by his successor Emerson Mnangagwa, have been personally responsible fo
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted a month ago
abetted by his successor Emerson Mnangagwa, have been personally responsible for genocide, partially in the country's west, Matabeleland. Can someone from the federal government or Cricket Australia please help me to understand why we are still... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
‘Pasi!’: The slogan that must now diethe message was that if I ever saw opposition leader Tekere I could and should
New Zimbabwe / Posted a month ago
the message was that if I ever saw opposition leader Tekere I could and should “eliminate” him. In fact, in many parts of Matabeleland ZANU PF earned itself a rather derogatory nickname on account of this practice, “oPasi” or the Pasi gang. Fast... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zim: Chance for a new beginningacknowledging and apologizing for the major human rights abuses of the past fou
New Zimbabwe / Posted a month ago
acknowledging and apologizing for the major human rights abuses of the past four decades, in particular the massacres in Matabeleland known as Gukurahundi, the illegal and inhumane urban land clearances of Operation Murambatsvina, and the vicious... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Imperialism in Bid to Muddy Transitionwith Air Marshal Shiri having a position in Cabinet because he commanded the 5t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
with Air Marshal Shiri having a position in Cabinet because he commanded the 5th Brigade during the disturbances in Matabeleland and the Midlands. This coming from a member of the most brutal colonial police force ever assembled in Africa as... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Change must follow Mugabe’s falloften deadly prisons, would be positive steps. Fifth, in the spirit of reconci
New Zimbabwe / Posted 1 months ago
often deadly prisons, would be positive steps. Fifth, in the spirit of reconciliation, President Mnangagwa could visit Matabeleland to engage in dialogue with communities still scarred by the 1980s Gukurahundi state-sponsored massacres of rural... Read more
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