NAGs Zimbabwe African People’s Union (ZAPU)

Zimbabwe African People’s Union (ZAPU)

Year Formed: 1967
Year Terminated: 1974

Target States:
Zimbabwe (Rhodesia)

Ideational Characteristics:

Secession/Territorial Demand

External Supporters:




Russia(Soviet Union)

United Kingdom


Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 304

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1340

Hodzi, Obert Leon Hartwell and Nicola de Jager. 2012. Unconditional aid Assessing the impact of China's development assistance to Zimbabwe. South African Journal of International Affairs 19 (1): 79-103.
Manyawu, Andrew Tichaenzana. 2013. The promotional discourse of liberation movements in Zimbabwe: A textual analysis of political jingles. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies 31(1): 71-88.
Martin, Robert. 2006. The rule of law in Zimbabwe. The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs 95 (384): 239-253.

Moore David. 2014. The Zimbabwean People's Army moment in Zimbabwean history, 1975–1977: Mugabe's rise and democracy's demise. Journal of Contemporary African Studies 32 (3): 302-318.

Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Sabelo and Wendy Willems. 2010. Reinvoking the past in the present: changing identities and appropriations of Joshua Nkomo in post-colonial Zimbabwe, African Identities 8 (3): 191-208.
Nyika, Nicholus. 2014. Discourses of ethnicity in Zimbabwe: Deliberative democracy or online misogyny?. Language Matters: Studies in the Languages of Africa. 45 (3): 342-359.
White, Luise. 2014. Students, ZAPU, and Special Branch in Francistown, 1964–1972. Journal of Southern African Studies 40(6): 1289-1303.