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- Matabeleland is a region in the west and south-west of Zimbabwe, between the Limpopo and Zambezi rivers.
- Matabeleland is a side issue.
- He had stood as a ZANU(PF) candidate in Matabeleland and lost his deposit.
- The party has also failed to field candidates anywhere outside Matabeleland.
- In 1983-84, the government declared a curfew in areas of Matabeleland and sent in the army in an attempt to suppress dissidents.
- Killings of peasants, torture, detentions and military rule over Matabeleland followed.
- In Matabeleland North in 1983, there were widespread public beatings and executions.
- By early 1982 there were groups of armed dissidents in Matabeleland killing, robbing, and damaging property.
- In Matabeleland South in 1984, there were beatings, widespread detentions and a cruel food curfew that caused great hardship to thousands.
- The main reason for the spread of dissidence in Matabeleland was the historical deep-seated mistrust between the Ndebeles and the Shonas.
- The intensity of the ferocious assault against Matabeleland reached a dangerous point and that compelled Ndebele leading politicians to seek peace.
- Thy were forcing them to sing songs in Shona, liberation songs, nothing to do with Matabeleland.
- The Ndebele ethnic group is also found in Matabeleland in Zimbabwe, where they are known as the Matabele.
- The Ndebele-Shona ethnic hostilities effectively locked ZANU-PF campaigners out of Matabeleland.
- By the end of the military confrontation, a heightened fear of ethnic annihilation began to grip Matabeleland.
- Bulawayo, the traditional capital of the Ndebeles of Matabeleland.
- The capital of Matabeleland North is now Lupane, as Bulawayo is a stand-alone province.
- He was buried at World's View in the Matopo Hills (near Bulawayo in Matabeleland).
- The MDC won all 19 seats in Harare, all 8 in Bulawayo and took 13 of the 15 seats in Matabeleland.
- ZIPRA troops in other parts of Matabeleland headed for Bulawayo to join the battle, and ex-Rhodesian units had to come in to stop the fighting.
- In Zimbabwe, the South African intelligence service promoted ZIPRA dissidents in what became known as the super-ZAPU insurgency in Matabeleland.
- Matabeleland North rural area, accusing them of supporting the opposition.
- He is now a member of the opposition Patriotic Union of Matabeleland.
- Mugabe and his ruling ZANU PF party have only ever been able to control Matabeleland, heartland of the minority Ndebele tribe, by force.
- Basically the "new" ruling party will consist of ZAPU supporters in Matabeleland, and ZANU(PF) supporters in the East.
- Last minute efforts were made to establish an Ndebele-speaking leadership for the campaign in Matabeleland.
- In February 2002, ahead of the Presidential election, army and militia clashed openly in Nkayi district in Matabeleland.
- Most people in Mashonaland had no idea what was really happening, nor would they have wished ordinary people in Matabeleland to have been persecuted.
- At this time, the divisions of Southern Rhodesia were Mashonaland and Matabeleland.
- In 1888 Rhodes secured an agreement from Lobengula to take over and colonise Mashonaland, the territory lying to the east of Matabeleland.
- Matabeleland North is a province of Zimbabwe.
- The disproportionate number of Shona-speaking teachers and headmasters in Matabeleland schools remained a sensitive issue.
- Driven north (1837) by the Boers and by the Zulus, Mzilikazi crossed the Limpopo River and established his people in Matabeleland, their present homeland.
- On March 8, several men abducted Mthulisi Mloyi, an MDC member, while he was putting up posters in the Nkayi area (Matabeleland North) for an MDC rally.
- Archbishop Ncube has served at several parishes in and around Matabeleland.
- Beitbridge is a border town in province of Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe.
- It is now divided into two provinces: Matabeleland North and Matabeleland South.
- Gwanda is the capital of the province of Matabeleland South in Zimbabwe.
- There was only one report of violence against a female teacher in Matabeleland South.
- Maize production in Matabeleland South is estimated at only 234 tonnes, compared to 10 034 tonnes in 2001, indicating the extent of the drought.
- During the campaign of terror in Matabeleland in 1983 and 1984 he was known as "Black Jesus".
- The Government responded by sending the North Korean-trained Fifth Brigade to Matabeleland in early 1983 to quell dissent.
- Perence Shiri commanded the 5th Brigade which carried out a reign of terror in Matabeleland during 1983 and 1984.
- KEANE: Within days of their deployment here in Matabeleland the 5th Brigade began to spread terror among the civilian population.
- Part of Matabeleland South around the city of Zvishavane annexed to Midlands.
- People who live in Matabeleland and parts of the Midlands know only too well what happened to them during the 1980s.
- Matabeleland and Mashonaland would continue on as provinces of this new nation.
- Ndebele People of the provinces of Matabeleland.
- Faced with this prospect, Mugabe had every reason to consider the military cost of repression in Matabeleland.
- Robert Mugabe has unleashed a new wave of repression, but we first saw the real Mugabe in Matabeleland.
- These are Tsholotsho and Matobo, one district from each province of Matabeleland.
- What we want is change." Lovemore Moyo, the MDC legislator for Matobo, said it would be folly for Mugabe to expect any votes from Matabeleland.
- Similarly, most people in Matabeleland did not become dissidents, nor did they support what the dissidents did.
- It is this, and ZAPU's retention of support in Matabeleland in the 1985 elections, which has advanced the discussions.
- The MDC’s overwhelming support in the rural areas of Matabeleland has grown since the 2000 elections.
- He said "Ah yes, those massacres in Matabeleland, the Foreign Office told me that it was all exaggerated.
- Was in charge of Zimbabwe's secret service during the "Matabeleland massacres" in the early 1980s, when thousands of Mr Mugabe's opponents were killed.
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