The ethnic tension theory goes back to failed allegiances during the war, right through to the apparent 'colonialism' of Shona territory when the Ndebeles
first came north of the Limpopo in the 19th century.
Eppel (2008) and Sachikonye (2011a) suggest that the withdrawal of many Ndebeles
from the 1987 Unity Accord, when Joshua Nkomo died in 1999, was inevitable.
are fanatics of European and world soccer hence acronyms like UEFA and FIFA are very common among the Ndebele
and they are used as nouns, as in the example below:
Kagiso was well aware of past attitudes to women: 'The Africans, most of us, specifically the Tswanas, the Sothos and Ndebeles
, all those people, they used to believe that the ladies' place is in the kitchen.
Centering primarily in Matabeleland, home of the Ndebeles
who were PF-ZAPU's main followers, this dissidence continued through 1987 and involved attacks on government personnel and installations, armed banditry aimed at disrupting security and economic life in the rural areas, and harassment of ZANU-PF members.
The poll findings reveal that regardless of ethnicity, Mugabe's job approval is low: 18% of Shonas and 16% of Ndebeles
told Gallup they approved of the job performance of their president, who is a Shona.
from Zimbabwe are Zulus who migrated during the reign of the illustrious King Shaka in the 19th century, under the leadership of his fallen general, Mzilikazi.
Estimates vary, but at least 10,000 Ndebeles
were killed and many more raped, tortured and abducted.
O Zimbabue possui uma populacao estimada em torno de 12 milhoes de pessoas, com duas etnias predominantes, os shonas (71% da populacao), e os ndebeles
(16% da populacao).
I see the people of Zimbabwe not as supporters of ZANU-PF or as Shonas or Ndebeles
The coal miners who came to drink in the backyard often started fights that they never finished because Johanna would intervene and beat the shit out of them--thrashings that sent the powerfully built Mozambicans, Malawians, Ndebeles
, and Swazis staggering out of her yard.
Troops from his majority Shona tribe launched a long campaign of terror against the minority Ndebeles