Tag: War Veterans

‘No one owns Zanu-PF,’ war veterans remind Mugabe

‘No one owns Zanu-PF,’ war veterans remind Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s ex-freedom fighters have reportedly described President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace as being “misguided”, following attacks on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The Mugabes recently launched scathing attacks on Mnangagwa, accusing him of fanning factionalism within the ruling Zanu-PF party, said reports. First to fire a salvo at Mnangagwa in front of […]

Rhodesia ‘was better than Mugabe’s govt’, says senior Zim war vet

Rhodesia ‘was better than Mugabe’s govt’, says senior Zim war vet

A senior Zimbabwean war veteran, who is now the interim leader of the opposition Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) party, has reportedly described as “better” the repression “under under the whites in the then Rhodesia” than under the current government. According to New Zimbabwe.com, Retired Brigadier General, Agrippa Mutambara said this while […]

Govt scoffs at war vets’ $500k demands

Govt scoffs at war vets’ $500k demands

WAR veterans minister Tshinga Dube has scoffed at new demands for gratuities by liberation war veterans, describing them as “unrealistic and insensible”. President Robert Mugabe has faced calls for his resignation from some war veterans as divisions in the ruling Zanu PF party deepen over his succession. Back in 1997, […]

War veterans corner Mugabe

War veterans corner Mugabe

The war between President Robert Mugabe and war veterans continues to escalate, with the former fighters demanding that the veteran leader severs ties with G40 if he ever to entertains any hope of working with them again. War veterans’ chairperson, Christopher Mutsvangwa told NewsDay in an interview after a meeting […]