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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The Gender of Piety is a study of the Brethren in Christ Church (B1CC) in Matabeleland from the end of the nineteenth century to the first decades of the twenty-first.
The report makes use of a combination of several sources: data compiled by CCJPZ during 1980s when the atrocities were occurring (they were the first and most vocal voice to confront the government on their misdeeds in this situation) which included 17 sworn statements from victims as well as several other testimonies drawn from a database of 1000 victims; the Chronicle, a provincial Matabeleland newspaper that reported disproportionately more on the attacks by the dissidents than on the retribution by the government sanctioned forces; human rights and legal documents; medical reports; and the few attempts at academic writing on the subject that are in existence.
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.
Those hunters who were fortunate enough to hunt the gusu forests of northwestern Matabeleland in Zimbabwe in the eighties and nineties, before the chaotic land takeovers, will know the kind of eland I am talking about.
MDC-T's (The Movement for Democratic Change--Tsvangirai) Matabeleland South senator Sithembile Mlotshwa yesterday moved a motion urging a ban on circumcision of minors saying the country is "creating a generation of useless men.
built Robinson R44, crashed in the mountainous area in Maphani area in Matabeleland South province and burst into flames, about 6 km from the regional town of Gwanda, police said.
Matabeleland police inspector Billie Dube said: "We have launched a manhunt.
His influence extended beyond the hospital to the entire province of Matabeleland.
The worst affected areas include vast stretches of the southern Matabeleland province, Masvingo, Mashonaland east and parts of Manicaland province, which borders Mozambique.
Most of the programs highlighted the community problems of the city of Bulawayo and the general concerns of socioeconomic marginalization of the region of Matabeleland.
What was significant about 1,400 French Matabeleland form a part?
We know we are being watched, and for us the question has been what do we do about it, as we cannot report security agents to the police because they work together," a priest based in rural Matabeleland said.