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Zimbabwe General Dies in Fire

Posted August 16th, 2011 at 5:45 pm (UTC-5)
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One of Zimbabwe’s top political power brokers, retired military chief General Solomon Mujuru, has died in a fire at his house. Officials say the fire broke out at Mujuru’s farmhouse overnight Monday. It is not clear what caused the fire. Police say they are investigating. Mujuru, who was in his 60s, headed Zimbabwe’s military for […]

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Ex-Zimbabwean Military Chief Dies

Posted August 16th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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General Solomon Mujuru, Zimbabwe’s retired military chief and husband of the current vice president, has died at his farm outside Harare. Initial reports say Mujuru, who was in his mid-to-late 60s, was killed in a house fire. Mujuru led the guerrilla war that won Zimbabwe its independence from Britain in 1980, and served as military […]

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