MDC president Nelson Chamisa reportedly met with two Matabeleland South chiefs, Chief Vezi Maduna of Filabusi and Chief Felix Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni.
The meeting took place in Harare last Thursday. MDC national chairperson Thabita Khumalo confirmed the meeting to NewZimbabwe.com. She said:
I can confirm that president Chamisa met with Chiefs from Matabeleland.
As you know, chiefs are the custodians of our culture and tradition.
Several issues regarding our culture and the spirit of ubuntu were discussed in the meeting.
Chief Maduna is one of the most vocal critics of the government and he has been consistently calling for the resolution of the emotive Gukurahundi issue.
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Gukurahundi is a term used to refer to disturbances in Matabeleland and Midlands in the 1980s which resulted in the death of an estimated 20,000 Ndebele people. It was carried out by the North Korean trained 5th Brigade which was an elite regiment of the... Read More About Gukurahundi