Audio: War Veterans Claim Mugabe Never Underwent Military Training, Say He Never Held A Gun During The War

Deputy Minister of Defence (War Veterans) and Secretary General of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) Victor Matemadanda has said that former president Robert Mugabe did not go undergo military training and never fought in the Second Chimurenga at the front. He emphasized that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s presidency was different from that of former president Robert Mugabe because Mnangagwa is a former freedom fighter.

However, Matemadanda acknowledged that Mugabe was a civilian leader who contributed to the war effort in administration.  Matemadanda was questioned on why Zanu-PF chooses to reveal certain historical details only when people fall out.


You can listen to the audio below,

Victor Matemadanda

Victor Matemadanda is a Zimbabwean liberation War veteran and politician. He is the current Deputy Minister for War Veterans. Matemadanda is the Secretary General of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA). Matemadanda is a member of Zanu-PF and he is part of the... Read More About Victor Matemadanda

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  1. Zanu Reply

    I think its time to talk about making drones and so forth not war which is 38 years old what are we benefiting from war history. The people who went to war destroyed our country so war is sometimes useless as it has benefited a few.

    • Stud Reply

      Thank you for your comment. We are tired of hearing ‘inyika yeropa’. Let’s try to catch up with the developed world.

  2. Bidzor Reply

    I dont understand this Mtdanda’s story, because being favoured by the current head of state can’t guarantee one to humiliate uncle Bob

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