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No talent is meant for the grave, Dr Nkomo Commemoration

22 July 2014 | 1176 Views
The preparations for the commemorative event of Zapu President and Vice President of Zimbabwe, General Josh are at an advanced stage and the day is fast approaching.  Everybody is looking for...
by Nokutula Ncube

Sikhumbula uMdala wethu

02 July 2014 | 992 Views
Mthwakazi Republic Party joins all progressive people of Mthwakazi, SADC, AFRICA and indeed the World over in commemorating the life of our gallant son of the soil uMdala wethu Dr Joshua Mqabuko N...
by Mbonisi Gumbo MRP secretary for information and publicity

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo booklet launched

01 July 2014 | 1125 Views
ZANU PF national chairperson and senior minister Simon Khaya Moyo yesterday launched a booklet entitled Unity and Honour: 22 December 2013, which is a collection of speeches honouring the late Vice-Pr...
by Staff Reporter

Fog delays Air Zim plane landing in Byo

30 June 2014 | 3270 Views
An Air Zimbabwe plane from Harare was this morning forced to make a u-turn after failing to land at the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Airport due to fog.Senior minister in President Robert Mugabe's off...
by Staff Reporter

Chronicle exposes City brothel along Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Street

08 March 2014 | 3459 Views
The state media reports that Marvel Court building is probably the dirtiest in the City of Kings and Queens, Bulawayo. Council condemned the dilapidated three-storey structure last year for ...
by Pamela Shumba

'Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo statue for Gwanda'

16 January 2014 | 1762 Views
MDC MATABELELAND SOUTH chairperson Pilate Ndebele Wednesday said he was engaging Zanu PF and MDC-T MPs in the province to lobby for the erection of a statue of the late Vice-President Joshua Mqabuko N...
by Staff Reporter

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo statue in fresh controversy

08 January 2014 | 4720 Views
THE Zimbabwe Indigenous Languages Promotion Association (Zilpa) has charged that the exclusion of other languages on the inscription of the statue of the late 'Father Zimbabwe' was a violation of the ...
by Staff Reporter

Mqabuko smiles down on the City of Kings and Queens

03 January 2014 | 3379 Views
BULAWAYO - Almost a fortnight since the statue of veteran nationalist and the late former vice president Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo was unveiled, the stampede to catch a glimpse still continues unabated eac...
by Staff Reporter

Mixed feelings over Nkomo Statue

26 December 2013 | 4995 Views
Bulawayo residents have expressed mixed reactions to the newly unveiled statue of the late former vice president Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo.While there is generally an appreciation by the reside...
by Staff Reporter

Mugabe deviates from Nkomo speech

22 December 2013 | 5942 Views
At the official opening of Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport in Bulawayo yesterday, 89-year-old President Robert Mugabe said the late Dr Nkomo's principles were instrumental in setting t...
by Staff Reporter

'Umdala Wethu led everyone in challenging the white settler regime' says Mugabe

22 December 2013 | 2515 Views
President Robert Mugabe says the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport will be a constant reminder of the good work the late Father Zimbabwe did, not only in liberating Zimbabwe, but also in the...
by Staff Reporter

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo honoured

21 December 2013 | 3494 Views
The late Vice-President, Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo has been honoured by the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport and a colossal statue to be unveiled by President Mugabe in Bulawayo.The $...
by Staff Reporter

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo statue gives Bulawayo pride

18 December 2013 | 2948 Views
BULAWAYO and Matabeleland region at large take pride in the mounting of the late Vice-President Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo's statue in the city, the Minister of State for Provincial Affairs in Bulawayo...
by Staff Reporter

All set for Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo statue unveiling

17 December 2013 | 1718 Views
The Father Zimbabwe statue set to be unveiled in Bulawayo has been described as legacy preservation and an act of immortalising Zimbabwe's former Vice President's liberation ideology.Zanu PF P...
by Staff Reporter

'Unity Accord paved way for social, political and economic development'

17 December 2013 | 913 Views
Youths in Matabeleland North Province have hailed late Vice President Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo and President Mugabe for the role they played in bringing about unity in the country.As the countr...
by Staff Reporter

Mugabe in bid to honour Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo

15 December 2013 | 2895 Views
BULAWAYO - President Robert Mugabe is one shrewd and contriving politician who has stuck to his guns no matter how people at home and abroad view his position.Whatever decision he takes, histo...
by Staff Reporter

Mugabe to grace Nkomo statue unveiling

07 December 2013 | 2927 Views
THE government yesterday released the programme for the official unveiling of the late Vice-President Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo's statue at the intersection of Main Street and 8th Avenue in Bulawayo on Dec...
by Staff Reporter

Family tours Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo statue site

10 November 2013 | 3023 Views
THE FAMILY of the late Vice-President Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo yesterday made an inspection loco of the site where the statue of Father Zimbabwe is envisaged to be mounted.The members, among them ...
by Staff Reporter

Mugabe orders CAAZ to open Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport

20 October 2013 | 3990 Views
PRESIDENT Mugabe has ordered the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) to open the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport  by 1 November without fail, the Minister of Transport and Inf...
by Staff Reporter

'Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo statue to be mounted in two weeks'

19 October 2013 | 2780 Views
STAKEHOLDERS yesterday met at the Bulawayo City Council offices to review progress in erecting the statue of the late Vice-President Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo. In an interview with the ...
by Staff Reporter

Immigration officers up for fraud

03 August 2013 | 3912 Views
Two workers employed by the Home Affairs Ministry at Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport in Bulawayo are in trouble for allegedly defrauding their employer by diverting part of visa fees paid b...
by Staff Reporter

Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo commemorations begin

01 July 2013 | 3615 Views
BULAWAYO residents will today commemorate the life of the late Vice-President Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo, with his family calling on the Government to quickly complete public projects being implemented ...
by Staff reporter

Hundreds flock to Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo museum

24 June 2013 | 3353 Views
HUNDREDS of people are flocking to visit the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Museum in Bulawayo ahead of the national week to celebrate the life of the late veteran nationalist. The Government has set the first ...
by Staff Reporter

AU to honour Mqabuko, Chitepo

23 May 2013 | 3585 Views
ZIMBABWEAN veteran nationalists and national heroes, Father Zimbabwe Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo and Zanu national chairman Cde Herbert Wiltshire Chitepo, are set to be posthumously honoured along with a...
by Staff Reporter

Construction of the 'Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Express' delayed

07 March 2013 | 4435 Views
Progress on the construction of the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Express (Airport Road) is being stalled by the existence of live underground and overhead electricity cables, an official with the construction...
by Staff Reporter

Construction of Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Express temporarily stopped

03 October 2012 | 3239 Views
Construction of the $80 million Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Express (Airport Road) has temporarily stopped after the pieces of land used to pay the developer were declared wetlands. The developer Aug...
by Staff reporter

$2 million released to complete Bulawayo airport

14 September 2012 | 2514 Views
The government has released $2 million to complete the upgrading of Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport, Transport and infrastructure development minister Nicholas Goche said yesterday. ...
by Staff reporter

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo museum opens to public

27 January 2012 | 1824 Views
THE Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Museum in Bulawayo's Matsheumhlophe suburb opened to the public yesterday with senior Government officials, teachers and headmasters from the city's secondary schools visitin...
by Staff reporter

Renaming of Main Street to named Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo, long overdue

07 September 2011 | 998 Views
THE renaming of Bulawayo's Main Street to Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Street has been praised as a positive development that will restore the legacy of the late Vice President of Zimbabwe. Residents of Bulaw...
by Mziwandile Ndlovu

Joshua Nkomo to get more recognition in Bulawayo, street named after him

31 August 2011 | 1038 Views
BULAWAYO's Main Street, which will also host the former ZAPU leader and liberation icon's statue, is to be renamed Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Street, Bulawayo mayor Thaba Moyo said on Tuesday.The ...
by Ndou Paul

Work on Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo statue resumes

02 August 2011 | 1537 Views
Dr Nkomo's statue was pulled down before its official unveiling following strong objections by the Nkomo family and the Bulawayo community who felt the statue did not capture the exact attributes of ...
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Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Squirming in His Grave

11 July 2011 | 1712 Views
"NKOMO goes to the grave a free person," so said President Robert Mugabe at the burial of the late Vice President, Joshua Nkomo, at the National Heroes Acre in 1999. Indeed, the late nationalist went ...
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Government urged to fulfill late Mqabuko's wishes

27 June 2011 | 857 Views
As the nation remembers the death of the late Vice President, Dr. Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo on the 1st of July, government has been challenged to continue implementing programmes that fulfil his desires ...
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ZIMBABWE RHODESIA: Triumphant Return of an Exile

22 June 2011 | 829 Views
But anger and accusations mar the election campaignIt's a tragedy that we had to fight.But, having fought, let us now say: 'It is all over.' " Those conciliatory words were spoken by J...
by Times

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport refurbishment almost complete

21 June 2011 | 1709 Views
A high powered delegation led by Acting President John Nkomo has toured the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport in Bulawayo which is undergoing the final stages of refurbishment.Nkomo'...
by Moyo Roy

Joshua Nkomo's Speech at Lookout Masuku's Funeral: Archives

20 April 2011 | 3747 Views
The following is the speech made by Joshua Nkomo at the funeral of Lookout "Mafela" Khalisabantu Vumindaba Masuku, in Bulawayo on Saturday 12 April 1986. Tens of tho...
by Byo24News

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