Politics all about bootlicking, says Margaret Dongo, Zimbabwe’s most famous freedom fighter, pro-democracy activist and former Member of Parliament.
Margaret Dongo, one of Zimbabwe’s most famous freedom fighters, took up arms at the age of 15 in the chimurenga (or liberation war) against colonial rule.
Welcome to the official website of Margaret Dongo, Zimbabwe’s leading human rights activist, former parliamentarian, social commentator, and former freedom fighter.
Violet Gonda, Voice of America (1 November 2012) | Link to article Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has finally reached an out of court settlement with his estranged traditional wife, Locadia Karimatsenga, in a deal that is said to have reached a six figure sum. The state broadcaster – the ZBC – reported that the prime minister agreed to a one-off cash payment of between US$280,000 and US$300,000. Tsvangirai’s spokesman Luke Tamborinyoka Read More
Constantine Chimakure, The Independent (February 8, 2008) | Link to article Tsholotsho legislator Jonathan Moyo and former Harare South lawmaker Margaret Dongo are pressing ahead with their High Court application to set aside the date President Robert Mugabe proclaimed for nomination courts to sit for the March 29 elections arguing it was unconstitutional. Moyo and Dongo, in an application filed with the court on Sunday, argued that Mugabe violated provisions of Read More
In 1996, The New York Times described Margaret Dongo, Zimbabwe’s trailblazing politician and human rights activist, as a “one-woman tempest.”