Tag: War Veterans

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 […]

Mugabe at war with militias that keep him in power

Mugabe at war with militias that keep him in power

Mugabe at war with militias that keep him in power: A deepening rift between President Mugabe and the lawless militia that has helped to keep him in power is threatening to further destabilise Zimbabwe, even as the economy takes another downward turn. The government said yesterday it would prosecute “traitorous” […]