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Nkomo, Joshua

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Pronunciation: /(ə)ŋˈkəʊməʊ
 
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Definition of Nkomo, Joshua in English:

( 1917–99), Zimbabwean statesman; full name Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo. He became leader of the ZAPU party in 1961; in 1976 he formed the Patriotic Front with Robert Mugabe, leader of ZANU, and he held a cabinet post in the first post-independence government. He was Vice President 1990-9.

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