12 Things You Should Know About Zimbabwe’s Joice Mujuru

Written by Keren Mikva


Mujuru was known as “Teurai Ropa,” or “spill blood,” as her war name

During the war, Mujuru was known as “Teurai Ropa,” meaning, “spill blood,” as her nom de guerre. At the age of 19, Mujuru is rumored to have downed an enemy helicopter with machine gun fire in 1974, after refusing to flee.