The Nairobi Times Newspaper of February 28, 1983, Issue No. 402

Volume Ref: NT_1983_M008780

  • Zimbabwe opposition leader Joshua Nkomo placed under house arrest and asked by police to notify them of any movements away from his home.
  • Police took him off a South African Airways flight from Bulawayo to Johannesburg and questioned for eight hours then freed.
  • The government said he had intended to travel under a false name to South Africa to denounce the government of Prime Minister Robert Mugabe.
  • Nkomo maintains he was travelling under his proper name to a conference in prague.