These newspapers claim to be purveyors and suppliers of information yet what they give out is simply drivel and advocacy propaganda on behalf of Zanu (PF). The grand plan is to turn Zimbabweans into a mediocre people, unable to debate and question pertinent issues in their own society.
Recently, these newspapers reported that MDC President Morgan Tsvangirai became the first Zimbabwean politician to be deported from
Chinamasa, and others, ended up mistaking Tsvangirai’s deportation for Zambian solidarity with the tyranny of the Zanu (PF). A look into the events of liberation history will confirm the often-impulsive disposition of Zambian authorities towards bullies and tyrants surrounding their country.
Some events that took place as
In 1972 after the formation of Frolizi, Zanu and Zapu, the liberation movements of that period, appreciated the need for a concerted rather than divided approach in their confrontation with the Smith regime. This desire to form a united armed front resulted in the formation of a Joint Military Command, (JMC) which brought together the commanders of the two-armed wings of Zanu and Zapu.
At that time part of the military commanders of both Zanla and Zipra were based in
The OAU liberation committee assisted the military commanders based in
On arrival at
In another related incident, which left the liberation forces even more confused is the deportation of veteran politician Walter Mtimukulu as the Zambians tried to grapple with possible consequences of the formation, by Nathan Shamuyarira and others, of Front for Liberation of Zimbabwe (Frolizi). Mtimukulu and about 120 other trained combatants were deported to Smith’s
Tsvangirai’s deportation is therefore not an isolated incident of political intrigue as portrayed by Zanu (PF), but it typifies the attitude of successive Zambian governments towards those fighting for freedom in
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