Below is a timeline of the accidents.
Outspoken Guruve South MP Edward Chindori-Chininga was in June 2013 involved in a road accident that claimed his life.
General Josiah Magama Tongogara (1979) – Zanla Commander. Died in Mozambique on the eve of independence on December 26, 1979 in a mysterious car accident and was reburied in Zimbabwe on August 11, 1981.
William Ndangana (1989) -Senior Zanu-PF member – died near Nyazura in a suspicious car accident on June 27, 1989.
Sydney Malunga (1994) – Outspoken Member of Parliament for Bulawayo’s Mpopoma constituency died on August 28, 1994 in a car accident as he tried to avoid hitting “a black dog”.
Christopher Ushewokunze (1994) – A prolific lawyer, economist and Zanu-PF government minister was killed in a car crash on January 17, 1994 near Suri Suri in Chegutu.
Witness Rukarwa (1995) – Mashonaland West governor died in a mysterious car crash in 1995. His death was linked to feuding
Zororo Duri (1996) – He was told not to contest for the chairmanship of Zanu-PF Manicaland province against Kumbirai Kangai, but he went ahead and won.
Moven Mahachi (2001) -Then Defence minister and Zanu-PF political commissar. He died in a mysterious road accident on May 26, 2001 in Nyanga.
Border Gezi (2001) – Zanu-PF political commissar, government minister and MP for Bindura died in a car accident on April 28, 2001, along the Harare-Masvingo Highway.
Brigadier General Paul Armstrong Gunda (2007) – The State claimed he died in a rail-road accident near Watershed College in Marondera.
His wife disputes the facts.
Elliot Manyika (2008) – Zanu-PF political commissar. Died on December 6, 2008 at Mater Dei Hospital in Bulawayo due to injuries sustained in a road accident along Zvishavane-Mbalabala road.
Details of the accident have not yet been made public. The family suspects foul play.
General Solomon Mujuru (2011) – First post-Independence Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Armed Forces and husband of Vice-President Joice Mujuru.
Died in a house fire which destroyed his farmhouse near Beatrice.
Cause of fire and circumstances surrounding his death have been contested by family members.