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Zimbabwe

Joice Mujuru (Teurai Ropa 'Spill blood')

Date of Birth: 15 April 1955
Place of Birth: Mount Darwin


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Gunning for Number 2

Mnangagwa's most serious rival is Joyce Mujuru Minister for Water Resources and wife of Solomon...

Mujuru whose nom de guerre 'Teurai Ropa' (Spill Blood) refers to her shooting down of a Rhodesian Air Force aeroplane has been strengthened by backing from the ZANU-PF Women's League arguing that it was time Zimbabwe had a female vice-president...

Joyce Mujuru has a wider popular base than Mnangagwa and although a decade younger has a more impressive war record...


Marching to Masvingo

Tapfumanei Solomon Mujuru (aka Rex Nhongo); his wife Joyce Mujuru (aka Spill Blood); the Air Force Commander Air Marshal Perence Shiri; Minister of Defence Sydney Sekeramayi...


Succession for sale

Tribunes and proconsuls Masiyiwa was close to Mugabe's late rival Vice-President Joshua Nkomo who granted him a mobile phone licence; the decision was countermanded by Joyce Mujuru a junior minister married to the former army chief retired General Solomon Mujuru (aka Rex Nhongho) who fancies himself a kingmaker (though Econet eventually won its licence)...


The new veterans march home

The war veterans' crisis started in 1997 with revelations in the independent press that senior officers such as Shiri and politicians such as Education Minister Joyce Mujuru claimed substantial benefits from the veterans' fund...


The hand of Lucifer

Joyce Mujuru handled the post before and is at present acting Minister of Defence but women tend to dislike her conservative views...

Some generals are unhappy with acting Minister Joyce Mujuru; they are old-style guerrilla commanders who dislike answering to a female chief...


Still the boss

Joyce Mujuru held on at Education as did Tenjiwe Lesabe at Women's Affairs though she had failed to turn out the crucial female vote at the polls...


Morgan versus Mugabe

At present the Politbureau is dominated by Mugabe's lieutenants from the liberation struggle of the 1970s: Robert Mugabe (President and First Secretary) Simon Muzenda (Second Secretary and Vice- President) Joseph Msika (Second Secretary and Vice-President) John Nkomo (Chairman) Didymus Mutasa (Administration) Emmerson Mnangagwa (Finance) Moven Mahachi (Commissariat and Culture) Stephen Nkomo (External Affairs) Sydney Sekeramayi (Security) Nathan Shamuyarira (Information and Publicity) Welshman Mabhena (Transport and Welfare) Tenjiwe Lesabe (Women's Affairs) Josiah Tungamirai (Youth) Naison Ndlovu (Economic Affairs) Eddison Zvobgo (Legal) Joyce Mujuru (Education) Oppah Rushesha Muchinguri (Health) Vacant (Production and Labour)...


Multi-party Mugabe

Then the Minister for Rural Resources and Water Development Joyce Mujuru started singing loudly in Shona - 'Zimbabwe ndeyeropa baba Zimbabwe ndeyeropa remadzibaba' ('Zimbabwe's freedom was won through bloodshed')...

He has Mugabe's personal support and that of ZANU stalwarts such as Chen Chimutengwende Oppa Rushesha and Joyce Mujuru...

Joyce Mujuru retained her post at Rural Resources and Water Development...


First the provinces, then the presidency

The elections were described by Politbureau member and Minister of Water Resources Joyce Mujuru as one-sided; they showed the depth of factionalism in the province...


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