VICE-PRESIDENT Phelekezela Mphoko has come under a barrage of criticism after he once again attempted to absolve President Robert Mugabe of involvement in the Gukurahundi massacres of the 1980s, in the latest public relations disaster for the government.
Kalanga is one of the officially recognised languages embedded as an obligation in Section 6 of Zimbabwe’s Constitution.
Zapu leader Dumiso Dabengwa yesterday attacked Information minister Jonathan Moyo for allegedly attempting to cover up and defend President Robert Mugabe’s recent Kalanga tribal jibe.
VICE-President Phelekezela Mphoko has been told to shut up as his liberation war and personal history is allegedly soiled.
PRESIDENTIAL spokesperson George Charamba yesterday chose to be coy on when President Robert Mugabe was likely to release the Chihambakwe Commission of Enquiry Report on Gukurahundi, which is likely to give clarity on the post-independence genocide.
THE MDC-T Bulawayo province yesterday demanded that Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko should apologise to the people of Matabeleland and the Midlands over his remarks that Gukurahundi was a conspiracy of the West that President Robert Mugabe knew nothing about it.
IBHETSHU Likazulu, a pressure group based in Bulawayo, has filed an urgent chamber application at the Bulawayo High Court challenging the police ban on its Gukurahundi commemorations.
BULAWAYO-BASED civic organisation Ibhetshu Likazulu has approached the courts to compel the police to allow the group to hold a commemoration for victims of the Gukurahundi genocide.
WE suddenly wake up to news all over the media that Didymus Mutasa has supped with the Rhodesian devil with a short spoon through the BSAP and other nefarious activities, because Zanu PF has sacked him.
WHEN President Robert Mugabe and the late former Vice-President Joshua Nkomo signed the Unity Accord in December 1987, there was jubilation in Matabeleland and some parts of the Midlands as the pact effectively signalled the end of mass killings in the two provinces.