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Digging up the graves of Gukurahundi graves – and burying the evidence

Exhumations of Gukurahundi graves risk destroying vital clues about the extent of the massacre and who was responsible

Zimbabwe begins exhuming victims of Gukurahundi massacre

The targets were mainly from the Ndebele ethnic group, perceived as backing a rival to Mugabe, who is from the majority Shona group

A Zimbabwean’s flight into exile: A voice inside me said ‘Run’

Fearing for her life, outspoken commentator Thandekile Moyo fled Zimbabwe this week with little more than the change in her pocket

Will Zim bury poll deaths report?

Kgalema Motlanthe investigated post-election violence but there are concerns President Mnangagwa will not release his findings

Gukurahundi ghosts haunt Mnangagwa

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

Dirco: No Mugabe asylum request, yet

Addressing MPs following Mugabe's historic resignation, Dirco dismissed social media rumours that the Mugabe family had applied for asylum in SA.

British policy towards Zimbabwe during Matabeleland massacre: licence to kill

The effects of President Mugabe's post-independence security clampdown known as the Matabeleland massacre, continue to be felt.

Settler hubris watered the landscape of terror

<em>WHITENESS IN ZIMBABWE</em>: RACE, LANDSCAPE AND THE PROBLEM OF BELONGING by David McDermott Hughes (Palgrave Macmillan)

Row over North Korea’s Zim return

Invitation to the East Asian nation's football team to train in Bulawayo evokes memories of a massacre.

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