Latest articles on Joshua Nkomo

Malawi celebrates independence day, but the first president left his mark

The historical record shows that Malawi’s difficulties under Hastings Banda were evident at the very moment of the country’s founding

Save Fort Hare and stop with the theatrics

The university with its rich history is not only the pride of the Eastern Cape but of the continent. It needs to regain its glorious status in academia and not only be in the news for unfortunate reasons

A death on Josiah Chinamano Avenue

In Harare the fates of trees and people seem to be intertwined

Gukurahundi ghosts haunt Mnangagwa

Mugabe’s successor was allegedly instrumental in organising the massacres of the Ndebele

Unruly Zapu stands to lose

Deep divisions over the next vice-president could cost the former party key positions it has traditionally held in Zanu-PF.

Myth in maize patch made real

Joshua Nkomo's legacy has been erased from history, while the Mandela legend has taken root.

Nkomo family warns Zanu-PF

The children of the late struggle hero Joshua Nkomo have accused Zanu-PF of abusing their father's name for electioneering purposes.

North Korean statues open wounds in Zim

The two North Korean-made statues were meant to honour a national hero but people were so offended that one was taken down almost immediately.

Joshua Nkomo supporters insulted by statue plans

Plans for a statue of a leader of the liberation struggle in Zimbabwe have been branded an insult to the victims of massacres ordered by Mugabe.

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Sounding the alarm on shack fire losses

A tech solution to fires in informal settlements comes with insurance that pays out the victims of these blazes

How smuggled gold destined for Dubai or Singapore has links to France and Mali

Three Malagasy citizens were apprehended at OR Tambo International airport, but now the trail is found to connect to France and Mali

Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

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