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Transcript of interview with Abraham Nkiwane

Theme: Regional alliances


Call Number: B20
Identifier: AL3291_B20
Title: Transcript of interview with Abraham Nkiwane
Date: 24 November 2010
Subject: Abraham Nkiwane;
Recruitment;
Joshua Nkomo;
Weapons;
ZAPU through Zenzo Nkobi's lens;
Zimbabwe African National Union - ZANU;
Zimbabwe African People Union - ZAPU;
Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army - ZPRA
Description: This is a transcript of the interview with Abraham Nkiwane, conducted by Mary Ndlovu on 24 November 2010 for the South African History Archive (SAHA) as part of the Zenzo Nkobi oral history project. In his interview Abraham Nkiwane refers to his recruitment by Joshua Nkomo in 1962 to bring weapons from Tanzania. He also discusses relations with ZANU and the formation of the Patriotic Front, as well as the alliance with other liberation movements and how they assisted each other. He expresses considerable bitterness against the British for their championing of ZANU. The interview was transcribed by Mary Ndlovu. Included in SAHA virtual exhibition - 'ZAPU through Zenzo Nkobi's lens', 2012
Creator: Mary Ndlovu (interviewer and transcriber); Zephaniah Nkomo (interviewer); Abraham Nkiwane (interviewee)
Type: Transcript
Format: Access copy - PDF
Preservation copy - PDF/A
Source: SAHA collection AL3291
Relation: AL3265
Language: English
Coverage: Zimbabwe, Tanzania
Rights: The South African History Archive (SAHA)
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