ZAPU


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ZAPU

(ˈzæpuː)
n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Zimbabwe African People's Union
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Zinyemba, however, had become disillusioned with ZANU(PF)'s violent rivalry with ZAPU in the early 1980s and so chose to give up his political ambitions and decided instead 'to become an academic'.
The other Vice-President is Kembo Mohadi, a veteran Zapu guerrilla who served in various Ministerial positions under Mugabe.
In the case of ZANU-PF, cooperative factionalism was popularised by the inclusive government at independence in 1980 and in particular following the merger of ZANU-PF and PF ZAPU in 1987, thereby providing a mechanism for internal conflict resolution through factional power sharing.
"Following a horrific period of massacres between 1982 and 1985, ZANU and its main political opposition, the Zimbabwe African People's Union ("ZAPU"), reached an agreement, which merged the two parties, creating ZANU-PF and maintaining Mugabe's presidency."
Daar heers stilswye in die teks oor die rol van witmense in die institusionalisering van rassisme in die kolonie en die bydraes van ZAPU en die Ndebele gedurende die vryheidsoorlog.
Others are Welshman Ncube of the Movement for Democratic Change-N, Dumiso Dabengwa of the Zimbabwe African Peoples Union (ZAPU) and Kisnot Mukwazhi of theEeEeZimbabwe Democratic Party (ZDP).
In addition to Mr Mugabe and Mr Tsvangirai, there are three other candidates standing for the presidency - Welshman Ncube, leader of the breakaway MDC-Mutambara; Dumiso Dabengwa of the Zimbabwe African People's Union (Zapu), and Kisinoti Munodei Mukwazhe, who represents the small Zimbabwe Development Party (ZDP).
Table 13: Semantic changes Prefix Abbreviation/ Deconstructed Acronym referent Ndebele noun i- SOWETO isowetho i- WENELA Iwenela i- AIDS Ieyidzi i- DOTS Idotsi u- DJ Udijeyi i- UBA Iyubha i- ATM ieyithiemu i- KGV1 ikheyijisikisi i- ZAPU Izaphu When the referent and meaning are deconstructed, a totally different noun is created that has no link to the acronym from which it is derived.
While Frelimo was engaged in its own struggle against the Portuguese, we supported our brothers in Rhodesia (Zanu and Zapu) and the ANC and PAC in South Africa in their freedom struggles.
Consequently, these undemocratic colonial media systems and policies led to the growth of pirate radio stations when black nationalist movements, such as the Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU) and Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), started the Voice of the Revolution and Voice of Zimbabwe radio stations, respectively (Moyo, 2010).