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Josiah Tongogara

Zimbabwean Politician
Born 1938

Josiah Magama Tongogara was a commander of the ZANLA guerrilla army in Rhodesia. He attended the Lancaster House conference that led to Zimbabwe's independence and the end of white minority rule. Many expected him to be the first president of Zimbabwe, with Robert Mugabe, head of Zanla's political wing, ZANU, as prime minister.… Read More

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1938 Birth Born in 1938.


1975 37 Years Old Zambia's inquiry into Herbert Chitepo's death in 1975 found Tongogara, among others, responsible.


At the Lancaster House Agreement in 1979, Tongogara was a crucial "moderating" force, according to Lord Carrington, the then British Foreign Secretary, who chaired the talks. … Read More
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