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Joyce Mujuru was Vice President of Zimbabwe, a country of South Africa. She served under President Robert Mugabe from 2004 to 2014. She is a member of Zanu PF political party. Her husband, Solomon Mujuru, was head of the army. Joyce had been active in Zimbabwe’s liberation movement in sixties and seventies. Her involvement in the Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army (ZANLA) forces earned her the nickname: “Teurai Ropa” or ‘spill blood.’ After independence was reached, Joice served as Minister of Community Development and Women’s Affairs in Mugabe’s cabinet, and ever since , she has continued to be an important member of local administration.

Domain: Politics; History; Category: International politics; African history

喬伊絲茹是南部非洲國家辛巴威副總統。她任總統羅伯特 · 穆加貝從 2004 年至 2014 年。她是愛國政黨的成員。她的丈夫,所羅門穆菊茹,是軍隊的頭。喬伊絲是活躍的在辛巴威的解放運動在六十年代和七十年代。夫人在參與的辛巴威非洲民族解放軍軍 (ZANLA) 部隊贏得她一個外號:"特拉伊辣子"溢血'。獲得獨立後,喬伊絲擔任社區發展部部長和婦女事務以來,穆加貝的內閣,然後,她一直是他的政府的重要成員。

Domain: Politics; History; Category: International politics; African history

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