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Vol 47 No 13

Published 23rd June 2006


Zimbabwe

Ndebele intrigue

When Themba Ncube, leader of Bulawayo's 'war veterans', was assaulted in his office on 30 May, the media wrongly reported it as a battle for control of the local veterans' chapter. In fact, Ncube was attacked by ex-colleagues from the Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army (Zipra). The fight was about the succession to Vice-President Joseph Msika.

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