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Lieutenant General (Retired) Vitalis Zvinavashe

Date of Birth: 27/09/1943
Place of Birth: Gutu, Masvingo
Died: 10/03/2009


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Grace plots for power

This issue was first raised by military officers, then led by Lieutenant General Vitalis Zvinavashe, who insisted that Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change, could not be President because 'the highest office in the land is a straitjacket whose occupant is expected to observe the objectives of the liberation struggle'...


Ancestral spirits

This was clear a few days later, when the former Army Commander, General Vitalis Zvinavashe, who died on 9 March, was swiftly declared a National Hero...


The khaki election

They have almost as many homes as their sometime ally, ex-ZDF Chief of Staff Vitalis Zvinavashe has wives...


Fighting democracy – Mugabe's last stand

The former armed forces supremo Vitalis Zvinavashe failed to make it into the Senate, so no successor has emerged to the late Edison Zvobgo or the late Vice-President Simon Muzenda...


The ugly endgame

Vitalis Zvinavashe have joined this criticism of the use of the war veterans and the nature of the land seizures...


Tsvangirai's transient victory

ZANU-PF was embarrassed in Masvingo: Shuvai Mahofa, a long-standing confidante of Mugabe's late first wife Sally, and former Zimbabwe Defence Forces chief Vitalis Zvinavashe lost their seats...


Elections within elections

The putative rebels in ZANU-PF - former Defence Force Commander Vitalis Zvinavashe and Politburo member Dzikamai Mavhaire - turned up at the Gutu rally...


Constituency carve-ups

Ex-General Vitalis Zvinavashe, whom Mujuru courted to back Makoni, is going for the Gutu Senate seat...


The real Makoni stands up

More bizarre are the claims that former defence chief Vitalis Zvinavashe, Defence Minister Sydney Sekeramayi and several senior officials in the Central Intelligence Organisation are backing Makoni and will block efforts to rig an election in Mugabe's favour...


Jumping ship

Mujuru at the centre of another military conspiracy, others say that Mugabe's long time ally, former Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces Vitalis Zvinavashe, has been approached to join the plot...


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