Nkomo


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Nkomo

Joshua. 1917--99, Zimbabwean politician; coleader, with Robert Mugabe, of the Patriotic Front (1976--80) against the government of Ian Smith in Rhodesia; minister (1980--82; 1988--99) and vice-president (1990--96).
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Our supporters and even our rivals now openly admit that Bulawayo (Nkomo's stronghold) has changed completely.
Likewise, Joshua Nkomo, Mugabe's rival as leader of the nationalist forces, was included in the first cabinet along with several other members of PF-ZAPU.
However, perhaps more common is the case that researchers commit a conscious "sin of omission" in their theoretical frameworks when examining race (Nkomo, 1992).
Nkomo: For our book, Our Separate Ways: Black and White Women and the Struggle for Professional identity (Harvard Business School Press; $29.95), we interviewed 120 white and black women and we contrasted their experiences.
Nkomo said that he did not expect Mutambara, who lost his seat in the March 29 election, to be brought before a court until tomorrow.
Nkomo migrou para a oposicao e, em parceria com guerrilheiros ligados ao seu partido, lancou ataques frequentes contra o governo de Mugabe, apoiado pela Africa do Sul.
"In fact, one of the ironies of the whole struggle is that I can't imagine Joshua Nkomo, or Robert Mugabe, ever pulling the trigger on a gun to kill anyone.
Mugabe sent the army's elite Fifth Brigade, which had been trained by North Korean advisers, to stamp out a small-scale rebellion by followers of opposition leader Joshua Nkomo. The army rampaged through the rural Matabeleland countryside of southern Zimbabwe, killing entire villages of people or often just the adult males.
But tension within the government coalition between Mugabe's Zanu-PF and Joshua Nkomo's Zapu party soon manifested itself in the violence against ethnic Ndebele (Nkomo's ethnic group) of the early 1980s.
Nkomo, M.D., reported in a poster at the annual scientific sessions of the American Heart Association.
Prevalence of Valvular Heart Disease Age in Year [greater than or equal to] 75 (n + 1,745) 11.6% 65-74 (n = 3,879) 7.8% 55-64 (n = 1,240) 1.9% 45-54 (n = 696) 0.4% 18-44 (n = 4,351) 0.7% Source: Dr Nkomo Note: Table made from bar graph.
Meanwhile, in Southern Rhodesia, a railway union organiser, Joshua Nkomo, had emerged in 1957 as the leader of an African National Congress (ANC) movement.