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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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MRP targets 20 000 signatures to separate

  MTHWAKAZI Republic Party (MRP) has stepped up its efforts to have a separate Mthakwazi state by launching a petition that seeks to collect 20 000 signatures, all advocating for secession. The petition shall be delivered to the government, neighbouring countries, African Union, her majesty ...

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Burombo death toll rises…

ANOTHER death has been reported in Burombo Hostels, as a result of inhaling teargas after anti-riot police allegedly stormed Nguboyenja Suburb in Bulawayo to weed out suspected protestors in last Wednesday’s stay away. Initial reports indicated a one year old child died after inhaling teargas, which ...

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ZAPU remembers fallen ZIPRA cadres

ZAPU last Saturday visited the gravesite of eight ZIPRA cadres, to commiserate with the fallen fighters, who were shot and killed by the Rhodesian forces in Cross Jotsholo while on their way to an assembly camp in 1979 for ceasefire. The ZIPRA fighters were heading ...

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“Listen Zanu,we will continue holding more demos” MDC-T

MDC- T has declared it will continue holding more demonstrations, drumming up support against Zanu PF until the revolutionary party realises it has failed to run Zimbabwe and step down giving way to change. Yesterday (Saturday), around 4 500 MDC-T  supporters thronged the streets of ...

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“Zimbabweans suffering from post traumatic stress”

ZIMBABWEANS are probably suffering from post traumatic stress syndrome, which emanates from the liberation struggle and whose effects are now entrenched in the politics of the day, claims David Coltart, a former education minister. Speaking at the Bulawayo Press Club Thursday evening,  Coltart said Zimbabweans ...

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“No to the NPRC bill, flush it…”

BULAWAYO residents have rejected the proposed National Peace and Reconciliation (NPRC) Bill saying there can be no meaningful reconciliation if Gukurahundi remains shelved. The NPRC Bill was gazetted in December 2015 and seeks to give effect to Sections 251, 252 and 253 of the new ...

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“Nkomo averted civil war after independence” – Dabengwa

ZAPU president Dr Dumiso Dabengwa says the late national hero and former Vice-President Joshua Nkomo’s unwavering commitment to unity in the face of treachery is the main reason why Zimbabwe did not go through civil war at the attainment of independence in 1980. Speaking during ...

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“National healing must be guided by the truth,” – PT Nyathi

  Former MP Paul Themba Nyathi says a meaningful national healing and reconciliation in Zimbabwe must be guided by unveiling the truth about what happened in past injustices. Speaking during a National Healing and Reconciliation workshop in Bulawayo, Nyathi said in order to promote reconciliation ...

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