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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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Tsvangirai half free

When (and if) Vice-President Joseph Msika retires, John Nkomo is favourite to take his place...


Gideon rising

Most piqued would be ZANU-PF veteran and Minister in the Presidency, John Nkomo...


Banking breakdowns

More certain is that Mnangagwa's key rivals ­ Defence Minister Sidney Sekeramayi and ZANU Chairperson John Nkomo ­ won't shed any tears over the arrest of a Mnangagwa cheerleader such as Chiyangwa...


Ten years after

John Nkomo, Chairman of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front behaves as heir apparent, addressed as 'Prime Minister' by the cabinet and by those opposed to Parliamentary Speaker Emmerson Mnangagwa...


Marching to Masvingo

That rules out the busy Minister for Special Affairs, John Nkomo, who as National Chairman of ZANU-PF ranks third in the party hierarchy currently...

Highly regarded by South Africa's Mbeki, John Nkomo wants Pretoria's backing for a deal with the opposition MDC...

He was decisively defeated by John Nkomo in a contest for the national chairmanship at the last party congress in 1999...


Who's next?

His favoured front-runner is parliamentary Speaker Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is seriously challenged only by the Chairman of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front, John Nkomo...

Sources at last week's talks with African leaders say John Nkomo is now the compromise candidate preferred by both Pretoria and the opposition MDC...

John Nkomo holds all his offices by election; Mnangagwa owes his job entirely to Mugabe...

Mnangagwa was appointed Secretary of Administration after John Nkomo beat him in the ZANU party chairmanship election; Mnangagwa was nominated as an MP after the voters had rejected him...

In the party pecking order, John Nkomo ranks number four, after Mugabe and Vice-Presidents Simon Muzenda and Joseph Wilfred Msika; Mnangagwa ranks fifth...

The visiting Presidents' transitional proposal is said to have involved a presidential election in two years' time at which John Nkomo would stand; if he won, former Finance Minister Simba Makoni would succeed him as executive prime minister...


Coming out of the closet

Ndebele contenders, such as Dumiso Dabengwa and John Nkomo, have been ruled out by ZANU's hierarchy...


Succession issues

A succession struggle in ZANU would pit Mnangagwa (leading the securocrats and military) against party stalwarts Sidney Sekeremayi and John Nkomo, challenged in turn by younger men: Information Minister Jonathan Moyo and Agriculture Minister Joseph Made...


After the phoney war

He was Mugabe's choice for the party's national chairmanship two years ago, but former army commander General Solomon Mujuru and former Attorney General Eddison Zvobgo pushed through their candidate John Nkomo, Home Affairs Minister (and himself Ndebele)...


The military-financial complex

Not popular, he was easily defeated by John Nkomo for the party chairmanship and lost his Kwekwe Central seat in last June's elections...


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