Tag: War Veterans

Release war veterans now, Mugabe told

Release war veterans now, Mugabe told

Release war veterans now, Mugabe told: THE Welshman Ncube-led Movement for Democratic Change party has condemned the arrest of the war veterans’ leadership and demanded their immediate release. Mugabe vowed severe punishment against the ex-fighters Wednesday as he reacted angrily to a damning communique savaging his leadership and telling him […]

War vets secretary general arrested

War vets secretary general arrested

War vets secretary general arrested: ZIMBABWE Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) secretary –general, Victor Matemadanda, has become the second liberation war fighter to be picked up after police arrested spokesperson, Douglas Mahiya, on Wednesday. True to President Robert Mugabe’s threat that he would deal with the “rogue” war veterans whom […]

War vets leader held, home ransacked

War vets leader held, home ransacked

War vets leader held, home ransacked: ZIMBABWE National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) spokesperson Douglas Mahiya was arrested Wednesday night after President Robert Mugabe threatened the former fighters. Mahiya and his colleagues in the ZNLWVA leadership have been blamed for last week’s damning communique which savaged Mugabe and demanded his […]

War veterans go for broke

War veterans go for broke

IN the face of mounting pressure and rejection by former freedom fighters, President Robert Mugabe has summoned a faction of war veterans to Harare and roped in the Zanu PF youth league, in a bid to shore up numbers. Mugabe is today expected to address a gathering fronted by a splinter […]