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Transcript of interview with Grace Noko

Theme: Women's brigade


Call Number: B23
Identifier: AL3291_B23
Title: Transcript of interview with Grace Noko
Date: 17 November 2010
Subject: Grace Noko;
Mgagao;
Military training;
Morogoro;
Mwembeshi Camp;
Recruitment;
Women's Brigade;
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 Grace Noko, conducted by Mary Ndlovu on 17 November 2010 for the South African History Archive (SAHA) as part of the Zenzo Nkobi oral history project. Grace Noko gives a lengthy description of recruitment and journey to Botswana. She also discusses the training with men at Mwembeshi and then the transfer to Mgagao where she witnessed the attack on ZAPU by ZANU. She continues with training at Morogoro and becoming an instructor of women at Mwembeshi, and then she describes the formation of the Women’s Brigade and its role. 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 (interviewers); Grace Noko (interviewee)
Type: Transcript
Format: Access copy - PDF
Preservation copy - PDF/A
Source: SAHA collection AL3291
Relation: AL3265
Language: English
Coverage: Zimbabwe, Botswana
Rights: The South African History Archive (SAHA)
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