Tag: Gukurahundi

Mugabe Claims Mnangagwa Among Several Gukurahundi Architects

Mugabe Claims Mnangagwa Among Several Gukurahundi Architects

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has blamed the excesses of the North Korean-trained Fifth Brigade on then intelligence chief Emmerson Mnangagwa and David Stannard, a top operative of the government spy network, the Central Intelligence Organization (CIO). Mugabe, who set up an inquiry into the atrocities led by lawyer Simplicius […]

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VP: Govt to rebury Gukurahundi victims

ACTING president President Phelekezela Mphoko said Monday that the government is working to address the issue of birth certificates for the children of Gukurahundi victims as the emotive subject returns to the headlines. Mphoko, who is acting head of state in President Robert Mugabe’s absence, added that government would also […]

Gukurahundi: Lay off Coltart says MDC

Gukurahundi: Lay off Coltart says MDC

The opposition MDC party has condemned attacks on party Senator David Coltart by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the justice ministry secretary, accusing both of trying to intimidate and harass citizens exercising their right to freedom of expression. Self-assured and usually unflappable, Mnangagwa hardly reacts to adverse media reports about […]

‘Mujuru will act on Gukurahundi’

‘Mujuru will act on Gukurahundi’

FORMER Vice President Joice Mujuru will act decisively on the thorny military killings of the early 1980s, known as Gukurahundi — that left an estimated 20 000 innocent civilians dead mainly in Matabeleland and the Midlands — when she comes to power, one of her aides says. Addressing the Bulawayo Press […]