Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF party has described Kim Jong Il as 'a lovely man'.
The dead North Korean leader was involved in the training and equipping of a para-military group in the African country in the early 1980s.
Mugabe sought help to train the infamous Fifth Brigade unit - which killed almost 20,000 people in an operation named Gukurahundi, meaning the first rains that wash the chaff. It has since been described as genocide.
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