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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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Faint heart never beat stout lady in the ruling party

The Mnangagwa slate for the four-member Praesidium was Mugabe for First Secretary (President, at national level), Oppah Muchinguri and John Nkomo for Second Secretaries (national Vice-Presidents) and Kembo Mohadi for party Chairman...

In the first round, John Nkomo got four clear and one joint nominations, but in the second, the Mujurus threw in their weight to give him a full house...

When Mugabe threw Joshua Nkomo out of government in 1982, John Nkomo clung to the wreckage and ministerial office for another 18 months...


Matebeleland fallout

The hoped-for seamless assumption of the late Vice-President Joseph Msika's positions by John Nkomo is teetering on the brink of farce...


In and out

ZANU-PF National Chairman John Nkomo, who is being sued by Moyo, failed to attend the Politburo meeting which readmitted Moyo - although neither he nor his supporters on the Politburo are likely to follow Lesabe...


Women at war

Inside, National Chairman John Nkomo threatened to evict the Mashonaland West delegates as they fought over who to back for secretary of finance...


Sodom and tomorrow

Most provincial congresses would vote for no change, with President Robert Mugabe as First Secretary, Msika as Senior Second Secretary, Joice Mujuru as Junior Second Secretary and John Nkomo as Chairman...


After Msika - a new pecking order

Following the death on 4 August of Joseph Msika, the new Second Vice-President is likely to be the Chairman of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front, John Nkomo...

Naison Ndlovu, currently Deputy President of the Senate, was ZAPU National Chairman and ranked number six, with John Nkomo number eight, as Secretary for Information and Publicity...

He had been number three in the party, after Msika and John Nkomo, whom he sometimes overshadowed...

Didymus Mutasa rules the roost in Manicaland; Nathan Shamuyarira in Mashonaland West; David Karimanzira in Harare; Emmerson Mnangagwa in the Midlands; Stan Mudenge in Masvingo; and John Nkomo in Matebeleland...


Until the stout lady sings

In December, Amos Midzi was ousted as Harare provincial Chairman by Herbert Nyanhongo, the capital's sole ZANU elected representative and a Mnangagwa-supporter, amid some violence and intimidation on which the party's Chairman, John Nkomo, and its Political Commissar, the late Elliot Manyika (replaced by acting Commissar Richard Ndlovu), were asked to report...


Crime and amnesty

A government committee on National Healing and Reconciliation, composed of ministers John Nkomo, Sekai Holland and Gibson Sibanda, is looking into the possibilities...


A mixture, not a coalition

Mugabe has nominated old hands with whom he feels comfortable: Didymus Mutasa, Sydney Sekeramayi, Stan Mudenge, John Nkomo, Obert Mpofu and Ignatious Chombo...


The MDC line-up

In response, Tsvangirai pushed out Cross and brought in Samuel Sipepa Nkomo, who is Ndebele and brother to the National Chairman of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front, John Nkomo...

Sekai Holland of MDC-T and Gibson Sibanda of MDC-M were sworn in on 19 February, along with ZANU-PF's John Nkomo as a triumvirate to oversee political reconciliation...


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