Douglas Mahiya is a Zimbabwean politician and a member of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association. Mahiya is also a member of the Zanu-PF party.

Douglas Mahiya
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  • Politician
Known for Being Spokesperson of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association


Mahiya was arrested on July 27, 2016 for presiding over a war veterans meeting that denounced Robert Mugabe. At the same meeting, a communiqué was issued to members of the media. Among other things, the communiqué pointed out that war veterans had renounced President Mugabe’s leadership.[1]

Attack on Jonathan Moyo

Mahiya attacked Jonathan Moyo the Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education for being a divisive element causing problems in the ruling party and undermining the authority of liberation war heroes.

Some Articles About Douglas Mahiya

People Need To Give Mnangagwa Time, He Has Been In Power For Only A Few Days: War Veterans Tue Oct 9 2018

War Veterans Insist RGM International Airport Should Be Renamed Despite Mugabe’s Support For Mnangagwa Tue Sep 11 2018

MDC Causing Shortages, Price Hikes To Force People To Rebel Against Zanu-PF: War Veterans Thu Sep 6 2018

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  1. War vet Mahiya arrested, Herald, published: July 28, 2016, retrieved: July 28, 2016