Zim war veterans demand compensation Veterans in Zimbabwe are demanding compensation from the government for taking part in the independence war in the 1960s and 70s. February 21 2013 at 02:30pm Related Stories Comment Guidelines Please read our comment guidelines. Login and register, if you haven’ t already. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As) Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.