Has Mnangagwa Abandoned Zimbabwe's War Veterans?

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration has abandoned veterans of the Zimbabwe's liberation struggle and needs to copy from other countries that have social safety nets to cater for those that sacrificed their lives for their nations, Zanu-PF Buhera South MP Joseph Chinotimba has said, adding that war veterans should be allowed to buy vehicles duty free.

War vets picket Emmerson Mnangagwa office over unpaid pensions (file photo).

  • Zimbabwe:   War Vets Confront Minister Over Land Grab

    New Zimbabwe, 24 July 2019

    War veterans here have called to order Provincial Affairs Minister Ezra Chadzamira for allegedly trying to remove the former freedom fighters from farms they forcibly occupied… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   High Inflation Follows War Vets to the Grave

    New Zimbabwe, 4 July 2019

    Zimbabwe's high inflation has caught up with war veterans with a top government official in the War Veterans Ministry telling MPs Wednesday the ZW$2 500 funeral cover for each… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Due Recognition for Female War Veterans

    Kubatana.net, 29 May 2019

    Female war veterans who fought in the liberation struggle should be acknowledged in the same manner as their male counterparts, said Sanele Hanana, a representative from the Dumiso… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   5 000ha for War Vets

    The Herald, 23 May 2019

    Government has set aside at least 500 hectares of land in each province to support income-generating projects for former freedom fighters. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   White Farmer Invades War Veteran's Farm

    New Zimbabwe, 3 May 2019

    A white commercial farmer, Calvin William James, has evicted former liberation war heroine Mavis Rombedzayi's four children, from her Mazowe farm in Mashonaland Central,… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Warring Veterans Urged to Close Ranks

    The Herald, 5 December 2018

    The Zanu-PF national leadership has read the riot act to war veterans here over apparent lack of unity as evidenced by the existence of two leaders claiming to be chairpersons of… Read more »


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