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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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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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