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John Landa Nkomo

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


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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...


I chose the deputy

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


Three men in a boat

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


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...


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...


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...


Restless spirits

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


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...


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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