The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) joins the rest of the world in commemorating the International Human Rights Day 2016. This year’s commemorations are running under the theme “Stand up for someone’s rights today”.
Controversial Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe bought a diamond ring worth US$1,3 million from a Lebanese diamond dealer, Jamal Ahmed, in Dubai last year. The deal has however gone sour after President Robert Mugabe’s wife decided she no longer wanted the ring and is now demanding a refund.
Eunice Chadoka-King has published a memoir of her horrific experiences as a female war veteran during the liberation struggle. She returned home in 1980 and whilst campaigning in the elections for the ZANU-PF, she met her husband, Godfrey, and the pair fell instantly in love. Telling him about her ordeal and the origins of her son, Gift, the pair formed a deep bond and he soon became part of her loving family.
Eunice Chadoka-King was born in 1957 and is the daughter of Weston Chadoka, a political activist who was imprisoned under Ian Smith’s Rhodesian regime. Taken captive whilst at school at 17, she was forced to fight in the Zimbabwean War of Liberation, suffering greatly in refugee camps before receiving political training and finally fighting in the jungle.