Definition of Zimbabwe African National Union in English:

Share this entry

Zimbabwe African National Union

(abbreviation ZANU or ZANU–PF)
A Zimbabwean political party formed in 1963 as a guerrilla organization and led from 1975 by Robert Mugabe.

The Patriotic Front, an alliance of ZANU and ZAPU formed in 1976 to coordinate opposition to white rule, ruled Zimbabwe as a coalition until a rift developed in 1982. In 1987, the parties agreed formally to merge, adopting the name ZANU-PF in 1989

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.