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Mnangagwa surprises with national hero from Matebeleland

by Staff reporter
28 Sep 2022 at 19:55hrs | Views
LIBERATION stalwart Highten Nkomo has been declared a national hero.

In a statement on Wednesday, President Mnangagwa announced the hero status.

"In recognition of his contribution to the liberation of Zimbabwe, loyalty to our nation and unwavering membership to the revolutionary Party, Zanu-PF, I have granted Cde Highten Nkomo National Hero status," said President Mnangagwa.

He extended condolence messages to the Nkomo family.

"Born to Zimbabwean parents who relocated to Zambia after being forced off their land in Tsholotsho by the settler regime, Cde Nkomo would never set foot in the then Rhodesia except as a freedom fighter. On behalf of Government, Zanu-PF Party, my family and indeed on my own behalf, I wish to express my sincere condolences to the Nkomo family following the loss of their loved on," said the President.

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Source - The Chronicle