Gukurahundi

Gukurahundi victim reburied

Gukurahundi victim reburied

THE remains of Nehemiah Nkala, a Gukurahundi victim, were reburied in an anthill in Lupanda in Lupane area on Saturday afternoon, 31 years after he disappeared.

Mudenda bares soul

Mudenda bares soul

SPEAKER of Parliament Jacob Mudenda says he witnessed the torture and murder of some of the more than 20 000 people in Matabeleland and parts of the Midlands during the dark years of Gukurahundi in the early 1980s, but was powerless to stop it.

Gukurahundi victim buried

Gukurahundi victim buried

THE remains of a Gukurahundi victim Bakhethi “Manyela” Ndlovu that were recently discovered in a cave in the Mtshabezi area of Gwanda 30 years after his disappearance were buried on Saturday in the Sikithi village under Chief Mathe.

Moment of silence for Gukurahundi victims

Moment of silence for Gukurahundi victims

SCORES of Gwanda youths on Thursday observed a moment of silence in remembrance of the estimated 20 000 Gukurahundi victims during a National Youth Development Trust (NYDT) meeting in the town.

Gukurahundi: Pius Ncube breathes fire

Gukurahundi: Pius Ncube breathes fire

FORMER archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church, Bulawayo Diocese, Pius Ncube, on Saturday attacked police, who blocked a Gukurahundi prayer meeting that had been scheduled to take place in the city, saying they had no mandate to stop people from meeting with God.

New book reignites Gukurahundi debate

New book reignites Gukurahundi debate

YOUTHFUL Bulawayo-born author Crispen Ndlovu has penned a controversial book — Guveya — a political satire which has opened a new debate about the Matabeleland and the Midlands early 1980s genocide known as Gukurahundi.

Mugabe groups  in messy fight

Mugabe groups in messy fight

DAGGERS have been drawn out between two co-operatives in Victoria Falls over the use of President Robert Mugabe’s name and allocation of stands amid reports of embezzlement of funds.

BF to be renamed after Madiba?

BF to be renamed after Madiba?

MDC-T has asked Bulawayo City Council to consider renaming Barbourfields Stadium (BF) after late former South African President Nelson Mandela, provincial chairperson Gorden Moyo revealed yesterday.

Owen Maseko speaks out

Owen Maseko speaks out

BULAWAYO visual artist Owen Maseko has broken his silence about his controversial arrest in 2010 facing charges of undermining the authority of President Robert Mugabe by exhibiting paintings depicting the 1980s Matabeleland and the Midlands Gukurahundi massacres perpetrated by the 5 Brigade, at the National Art Gallery in Bulawayo.

Concourt rejects Mugabe insult laws

Concourt rejects Mugabe insult laws

The Constitutional Court (Concourt) yesterday unanimously declared some parts of Section 33 of the Criminal Code (insulting the president) unconstitutional.

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