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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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Multi-party Mugabe

The Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander, Lieutenant General Vitalis Zvinavashe, Air Force Commander, Air Marshall Perence Shiri, and Army Commander, Gen...


A military trap

Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change, claims that profits from various Congo-Zimbabwe joint ventures have left no trace in the Reserve Bank accounts or in the national budget - although the main shareholders are public servants, including General Vitalis Zvinavashe, the Chief of Staff, Onesimo Moyo, head of the Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe, Job Whabira, Permanent Secretary at the Defence Ministry, and the Managing Director of the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation...


Who's next?

ZANU-PF is now factionalised along regional-ethnic lines (between the Shona sub-groups, the Karanga and the Ndebele) and along ideological lines between hardliners close to the military (such as Mugabe, Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa, Lieutenant General Vitalis Zvinavashe) and reformers (Security Minister Sydney Sekeramayi, Local Government Minister John Nkomo, Home Affairs Minister Dabengwa)...


Precious little peace

On 23 September, too, the Zimbabwean Defence Ministry announced a joint venture for dealing in Congolese gold and diamonds between Comiex, a company belonging to Laurent Kabila and some of his ministers, and Osleg, one of whose main shareholders is General Vitalis Zvinavashe, the Zimbabwean Chief of Staff...


Big Wheels

We hear Rautenbach's other operations in Congo, such as supplies, logistics and transport, alongside companies such as Zvinavashe Transport (owned by the brother of Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Vitalis Zvinavashe) are faring better than Gécamines...


Fighting rebels at home and abroad

Some individuals have benefited from the Congo intervention, such as the Army Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Vitalis Zvinavashe, and his younger brother, Augustine (AC Vol 39 No 21)...


War winnings

Another Zimbabwean doing business in Congo is Lieutenant General Vitalis Zvinavashe, army Chief of Staff and overall commander of the joint southern African forces fighting for Kabila...


Counting allies

The Chief of Staff, Vitalis Zvinavashe, is Karanga but directly controls no soldiers; army commander Constantine Chiwenga and air force commander Perrence Shiri are Mugabe men...


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