General Josiah Tongogara was born

 

On this day in 1940, the secretary and commander of the ZANLA troops Josiah Magama Tongogara was born in Selukwe (Shurugwi), Zimbabwe. Tongogara. He started his revolutionary activities in Zambia in 1963. His commitment towards the army led to his appointment army commander in 1972. General Tongogara died in 1979 at the age of 41.