THE OTHER SIDE OF GUSHUNGO

By Nqaba Matshazi

In the late 1990s, a big birthday bash was planned for the
late vice-president Joshua Nkomo at Ascot racecourse, with the late former
president Robert Mugabe being the guest of honour.

When Mugabe arrived, with a huge convoy as…

By Nqaba Matshazi In the late 1990s, a big birthday bash was planned for the late vice-president Joshua Nkomo at Ascot racecourse, with the late former president Robert Mugabe being the guest of honour. When Mugabe arrived, with a huge convoy as usual, other guests were told to clear the way, but one man, rugged and probably slightly intoxicated, remained defiant and muttered under his