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Nkomo

(əŋˈkəʊməʊ)
n
(Biography) Joshua. 1917–99, Zimbabwean politician; coleader, with Robert Mugabe, of the Patriotic Front (1976–80) against the government of Ian Smith in Rhodesia; minister (1980–82; 1988–99) and vice-president (1990–96).

Nko•mo

(ənˈkoʊ moʊ, əŋˈkoʊ-)
n.
Joshua Mquabuko Nyongolo, 1917–99, African nationalist and political leader in Zimbabwe.
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One wonders if the foregoing negative assessment of Nkomo, the leader of rival ZAPU, is based on ideological or personality differences.
Blacks represented at the Geneva meeting included ZAPU leader Joshua Nkomo, ZANU leader Robert Mugabe, United African National Council (UANC) chairman bishop Abel Muzorewa, and former ZANU leader Rev.
Harrison Nkomo, a lawyer for activist Jestina Mukoko, said on Thursday that the national police commissioner, intelligence minister and several police officers were among those being sued.
During the nationalist struggle against the white-led regime, Mugabe participated in a revolt against the leadership of Joshua Nkomo of the Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU) to form the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU).
Says Faith Nkomo of Girls'Net: "80 percent of young people have access to a cell phone--we must be acting to make sure we take advantage of this tool to help young people access opportunities and create positive social spaces to interact in.
In this case, a propensity exists to understate, or exclude entirely, race as a central component of organizational life (Nkomo, 1992), or to ignore the "fine-grained ...
Joshua Nkomo was vice-president of which country in the 1990s?
Nkomo, a University of South Africa professor, developed ASCENT: Leading Multicultural Women to the Top.
"He was arrested for publishing falsehoods and for contempt of court for an opinion article he wrote in April," the lawyer Harrison Nkomo said.
"I did not hear any dissenting voices," said John Nkomo, the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (Zanu-PF) national chairman, after representatives of various party wings read declarations in favour of Mugabe.
I WAS never with Robert Mugabe, I was a Joshua Nkomo man myself for reasons which long ago dimmed.