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Photograph of Dumiso Dabengwa

Theme: Meet the interviewees


Call Number: D03
Identifier: AL3291_D03
Title: Photograph of Dumiso Dabengwa
Date: 07 July 2011
Subject: Dumiso Dabengwa;
ZAPU through Zenzo Nkobi's lens;
Zimbabwe African People Union - ZAPU;
Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army - ZPRA
Description: This digital colour photograph of Dumiso Dabengwa was taken by Mary Ndlovu during the interview she conducted with Dabengwa for the South African History Archive (SAHA) as part of the ZAPU/Zenzo Nkobi oral history project on 07.07.2011. In his interview on post-independence politics, Dumiso Dabengwa gives a brief statement of his background and then immediately refers to events from the implementation of the ceasefire, to the 1980 election, his role in stopping the Entumbane fighting in 1981, the 1982 collapse of the coalition government and his arrest on treason charges. He also gives his views on the malign role of the British in first creating ZANU and then ensuring its victory in 1980 and discusses the “dissidents”, his imprisonment, the death of Lookout Masuku and the Unity Accord in 1987. SAHA virtual exhibition - 'ZAPU through Zenzo Nkobi's lens', 2012
Creator: Mary Ndlovu
Type: Photograph
Format: Access image - jpeg
Source: SAHA collection AL3291
Coverage: Zimbabwe
Rights: The South African History Archive (SAHA)
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