late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo

Plot to kill Nkomo revealed

Plot to kill Nkomo revealed

Fresh details have emerged on how the Zanu PF government plotted to kill the late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo at his house in Bulawayo, as authorities escalated the Gukurahundi massacres, newly-released documents, seen by NewsDay, reveal

Ekusileni recruits staff, reopening imminent

Ekusileni recruits staff, reopening imminent

EKUSILENI Medical Centre in Bulawayo has started recruiting ahead of its reopening sometime this year.

Mixed feelings as Mugabe turns 91

Mixed feelings as Mugabe turns 91

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe turns 91 tomorrow amid mixed feelings over his 34 years stay in power, but even his fiery critics agree the veteran Zanu PF leader is the plastic-steel glue that has kept his faction-riddled Zanu PF and the highly polarised country intact.

Nkomo legacy left to decay

Nkomo legacy left to decay

THE late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo’s legacy has been left to decay, literally, as material used for an exhibition in Victoria Falls has been abandoned and destroyed by termites and vagaries of the weather.

Mugabe’s wife savages ex-Zapu bigwigs

Mugabe’s wife savages ex-Zapu bigwigs

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe attacked senior male Zanu PF leaders for jostling for the vacant vice-presidency, saying they are an embarrassment and risk dividing the party.

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.

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