John Landa Nkomo


Date of Birth: 22/08/1934
Place of Birth: Tsholotsho
Died: 17/01/2013

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Vol 54 N0 23


ZANU-PF power struggles resume

Those chairmen will eventually be key figures in the non-elective ZANU-PF conference on 12-13 December, when President Mugabe will probably announce a reshuffled four-person Presidium; it was delayed since the death of Vice-President John Nkomo earlier this year...

Vol 54 N0 3


I chose the deputy

Vice-President John Landa Nkomo died after a long illness on 17 January, aged 79...

Vol 53 N0 22


Three men in a boat

This is highlighted by the unseemly jockeying to succeed the ailing Vice-President, John Nkomo...

Vol 53 N0 11


Muscling out Mugabe

As a sop to his ego, the Praesidium (Mugabe, National Chairman Simon Khaya Moyo and Vice-Presidents Mujuru and John Nkomo) has expanded to include him as Secretary of Administration...

Nonetheless, including urban Bulawayo, there is forceful competition for second prize between Vice-President John Nkomo, Simon Khaya Moyo (National Chairman) and Obert Mpofu, the extremely wealthy Mines Minister...

Vol 53 N0 6


Constitutional reform blow

Matebeleland is shaping up for a battle between Simon Khaya Moyo and Mines Minister Obert Mpofu to succeed Vice-President John Nkomo, who was too ill to attend Mugabe’s 88th birthday bash...

Vol 52 N0 17


The kingmaker general dies at Alamein

The Ndebele Vice-President, John Nkomo, could not be at the funeral because he is in South Africa for treatment of his poor health...

Vol 51 N0 18


Ghostly presences

In Matebeleland North, Vice-President John Nkomo is trying to face down Professor Jonathan Moyo and Obert Moses Mpofu, the Mines Minister (and, since the discovery of the Marange diamonds, reputedly the richest man in Matebeleland), for control of the provincial party...

In Bulawayo, John Nkomo wants to block nominations to key posts by the new National Chairman, Simon Khaya Moyo...

Vol 51 N0 15


Restless spirits

Vice-President John Nkomo (no relation) is competing with the mega-rich Obert Mpofu, Minister of Mines, for the provincial chairmanship...

Vol 51 N0 4


Petrified Politburos

Other Praesidium members, led by John Nkomo, who regards Moyo as a cheeky mafikozolo (one who arrived yesterday) who does not respect his elders, were unconvinced...

Vol 51 N0 1


Three men in a boat

John Nkomo and Simon Khaya Moyo are in the Praesidium for window-dressing, to preserve the 1987 unity accord between ZANU and the mainly Ndebele Zimbabwe African People’s Union...

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