The Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU–PF) is a political organisation which has been the ruling party of Zimbabwe since independence in 1980. ZANU – PF stands for The Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front. Since then the country has been ruled by ZANU-PF, the party that led the freedom struggle. What is the peculiar feature of ZANU PF. Zanu-PF was a dictating group of China, leader Robert Mugabe.