Matabeleland


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Matabeleland

a region of W Zimbabwe, between the Rivers Limpopo and Zambezi, comprises three provinces, Matabeleland North, Matabeleland South, and Bulawayo: rich gold deposits. Chief town: Bulawayo. Area: 181 605 sq. km (70 118 sq. miles)
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MOTHER JONES: Where did things stand in Matabeleland as you were growing up?
I will analyse in the first instance the Gukurahundi massacres that took place in the Matabeleland and Midlands of Zimbabwe between 1982 and 1987.
The army massacres, known as 'Gukurahundi', Shona name for 'early rain that washes away the chaff', are a major reason Matabeleland's voters have rejected Mnangagwa's ZANU-PF party in national elections since 2000.
A senior ZANU-PF official from Matabeleland South Province told Reuters that the provincial executive there had on Tuesday passed a resolution to fire 15 senior members linked to Mnangagwa, including state security minister Kembo Mohadi.
Wendy Urban-Mead, The Gender of Piety: family, faith, and colonial rule in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe.
Musemwa's major objective in the book, however is to point to the exceptional struggles around water questions in Bulawayo and Matabeleland more generally in the post- colonial period.
Msipa is very clear about the devastation brought about by this crisis in Matabeleland and the Midlands province, not only the loss of life but also the political destabilisation.
Unconvinced by the hasty attempt to unify with parties they had long warred with, several ZIPRA fighters either refused to join or deserted the ZNA, and set out to be heard by launching a dissident reign of terror across the Matabeleland region in the south-western part of the country.
This year's first edition of the Matabeleland Open 2016 "Cast for Cash" Bass Tournament was held on the 30th of April at Mayfair Dam.
She equates the awful savagery with which the ruling party put down dissent within its own ranks with the far better known Gukurahundi massacre in Zimbabwe's Matabeleland; again perpetrated by a ruling party -- ZANU -- using North Korean trained soldiers.
Ever committed to ethical and accurate gemmology, Ian served as the founder and chairman of the Gemmological Association of Rhodesia and the Matabeleland Gem and Mineral Society.
A Cash on delivery B Copy only disk C Child only drug D Commanding officer designate QUESTION 12 - for 12 points: In which African country is Matabeleland? A South Africa B Zimbabwe C Mozambique D Botswana Operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti.