Yet others who went to the war from Africa – from Johannesburg to Kenya to Nigeria – returned to fuel the fires of independence. They had seen how their white comrades-in-arms had bled and screamed for their mothers, too, as they died. It exploded many colonial myths of white supremacy and created a generation of battle hardened patriots ready to question and throw off the shackles of imperial rule.
By Ahmed Kingimi Islamist militant sect Boko Haram on Tuesday released a video purporting to show the execution of three men the group accused of being Nigerian military spies. The seven-minute clip, the first...
Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan also resigned and dissolved the government, a move that had been expected.
Mugabe, 92, has held power since the country gained independence from Britain in 1980.
The moment military convoys leave the relative safety of Bama soldiers in the lead vehicle open fire with a heavy cannon.
"Almost all of the locations held by the Boko Haram terrorists have been reclaimed. We are talking only of a few villages and towns."
The rulers, or traditional kings, asked for the release of a group of school children arrested in May and other prisoners caught.