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Vol 42 No 23

Published 23rd November 2001


Zimbabwe

The killing of Cain

ZANU-PF targets the MDC after the unsolved murder of a war veteran

A cartoon in the state-owned daily Herald on 19 November showed the opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, glad-handing his backers - the independent press, the European Union, Britain and Denmark. The previous day, President Robert Mugabe had accused the British government of involvement in a terrorist plot whose 'brutal outcome' was the murder of a war veteran, Cain Nkala, whose body was found in a shallow grave near Bulawayo on 13 November.

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