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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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Former Vice President Dr Joshua Nkomo

“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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Calls to lobby Britain over Gukurahundi info

THERE is a need to lobby the British government to release information it may be holding on Gukurahundi so as to establish and come up with exact details on what took place during that era in the 1980s, activists have said. Speaking at the Gukurahundi ...

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Respect and tolerance key to unity: People First

By Lungile Ngwenya PEOPLE First, supposedly led by deposed Vice President Joice Mujuru, has urged Zimbabweans to respect and tolerate each other in order to build a united and strong country, in light of the Unity Day celebrations taking place today. In a statement, the ...

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“Re-bury Gukurahundi victims” : MRP

MTHWAKAZI Republic Party (MRP) insists that it is going to continue with its programme of reburying victims of Gukurahundi despite government’s resistance to acknowledge the “genocide.” MRP president Mqondisi Moyo told Radio Dialogue they are assisting families of people who were killed during the Gukurahundi ...

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Moyo, Coltart in twitter spat over Gukurahundi atrocities

Former Education minister David Coltart and Higher and Tertiary Education minister Professor Jonathan Moyo were Monday involved in a twitter spat over the sensitive Gukurahundi atrocities. Gukurahundi, that saw thousands of civilians in Matabeleland and Midlands Region die at the hand of the North Korean ...

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Byo author pens another Gukurahundi-inspired book

BULAWAYO-born author and photographer, Crispen Ndlovu, Friday launched his second Gukurahundi atrocities-inspired novel, as the atrocities that claimed an estimated 20 000 people in Matabeleland and Midlands continue to hog the limelight. The political satire, Selibona Nya!, written in Isindebele is a follow up to ...

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Zimbo accused of rape claims manhood is too big for step daughter (13)

A ZIMBABWEAN man accused of raping his 13 year old step daughter in Botswana stunned the court when he claimed his manhood was probably too big to penetrate the girl. The Zimbabwean national (48) who cannot be named to protect the identity of the minor ...

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