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Villagers stumble upon skeleton in Matobo

By Samantha Ndebele VILLAGERS in Gwandavale, Matobo stumbled upon a skeleton on a pathway and locals believe there might be several others in the area. Gwandavale village is next to Thuli – Mazhowe River. The skeleton was discovered on a Sunday, January 22, 2017 by a ...

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VP Mphoko angers opposition with Gukurahundi victims reburial

OPPOSITION has condemned government’s plans to rebury Gukurahundi victims, saying Zanu PF wants to destroy forensic evidence and hide its culpability in the genocide. Earlier this week, Vice President, Phelekezela Mphoko, said the government has started reburying victims of war and those affected by post ...

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Gukurahundi needs spiritual solution: Mujuru

FORMER vice president, Dr Joice Mujuru, proposes the engagement of traditional leaders and pastors to act as mediators in an effort to heal the wounds of Gukurahundi. She said her party, Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) has also set up a Peace, Truth and Reconciliation department ...

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Matabeleland restorationist party to contest Zimbabwe election

MTHWAKAZI Republic Party (MRP), which advocates for the restoration of the Mthwakazi nation, will for the first time participate in the 2018 election. The party will only contest for parliamentary seats within Matabeleland. Addressing a press conference Wednesday morning, MRP President, Mqondisi Moyo, confirmed the ...

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William ‘Bill’ Saidi, a classic example of ZANU PF media capture.

By Iphithule Maphosa, ZAPU’s Deputy Secretary for Information, Publicity and Marketing THE passing on of journalist cum writer Bill Saidi in Zambia yesterday opened a can of worms in ZAPU circles especially in as far as the Gukurahundi genocide of the 1980s is concerned. When ...

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“Mnangagwa unrepentant over Gukurahundi”

A LOCAL pressure group, Ibhetshu Likazulu, has expressed shock over recent statements made by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa denying accusations he masterminded the Gukurahundi massacres. A fuming secretary general, Mbuso Fuzwayo, from Ibhetshu Likazulu told Radio Dialogue that it is on record where VP Mnangangwa ...

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Yet another Party… Mzila forms ANSA

FORMER MDC secretary general, Moses Mzila Ndlovu, has announced plans to officially launch a new political party – ANSA, the Alliance for National Salvation, which seeks to identify politically and culturally with the socio-economic interests of Matabeleland and Midlands. Mzila said ANSA will offload the burden ...

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Police, once again block Gukurahundi commemorations

POLICE have once again blocked the Gukurahundi Commemorations that were slated for December 22, at the Stanley Hall in Makokoba, Bulawayo. This is the seventh time, police have denied Ibhetshu Likazulu, a pressure group to host the commemorations. In an interview with Radio Dialogue, Ibhetshu Likazulu secretary general, Mbuso ...

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Prof Moyo on Gukurahundi re-burials

TSHOLOTSHO North MP, Professor Jonathan Moyo said he has faith in government processes to deal with various families’ request to rebury their relatives who died during Gukurahundi. In October 2016, Prof Moyo’s family sought permission from the Tsholotsho District Administrator to allow them to rebury ...

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Tshinga Dube slams sensational Gukurahundi reportage

MINISTER of Welfare Services for War Veterans, War Collaborators, Former Political Detainees and Restrictees, Retired Colonel Tshinga Dube has discouraged journalists from sensationalising Gukurahundi or tribalism, as “such stories might invoke ethnic tension.” Speaking to journalists after he made a donation of literature to the ...

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