Search Results for: bulawayo

Report by David Coltart: A Brief History of the Bulawayo Legal Projects Centre

A Brief History of the Bulawayo Legal Projects Centre By David Coltart July 1994 The genesis of the Bulawayo Legal Projects Centre is found in the activities of two Zimbabwe law Students in the 1970s. Ian Donovan in the early 1970s was instrumental in setting up the Legal Aid Clinic at the then University of […]

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

“THE BIRDS OF THE AIR CAN PERCH IN ITS SHADE”

Statement by Senator David Coltart 25th November 2014 Bulawayo. Tomorrow my good friends and colleagues Welshman Ncube, Tendai Biti, Priscilla Misihairabwi Mushonga, Elton Mangoma and others will sign a unity pact bringing our two parties together. Sadly I will not be there because I am already committed to attending a School Prize Giving event, which […]

Posted in Statements | Leave a comment

“Scandal-hit Zimsec a liability” – Independent

The Zimbabwe Independent By Wongai Zhangazha 21st November 2014 AS if the deteriorating Zimbabwean education system did not have enough problems, the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) is fast becoming a serious liability to the credibility of primary and secondary school exams as it lurches from one exam scandal to the next, year in year […]

Posted in Press reports | Leave a comment

Plug exam leaks: Coltart

The Zimbabwe Mail By Rex Mphisa 19th November 2014 Former minister of Education, Sports and Culture David Coltart has said the Zimbabwe Examinations Council (Zimsec) must find ways of plugging all examination leakages that are threatening to erode the country’s high quality education. Coltart said the huge costs incurred while rectifying leakages through re-setting and […]

Posted in Press reports | Leave a comment

“Market Dr Joshua Nkomo’s house” : Coltart

Sunday News By Ngwele Dube 19th October 2014 Former Education, Sports, Arts and Culture Minister, Senator David Coltart has challenged the authorities to turn the late VP Joshua Nkomo’s house in Pelandaba into a tourist attraction ahead of the African Union Sports Council Region five under 20 Youth Games. Coltart, who was behind the move […]

Posted in Press reports | Leave a comment

Red carpet treatment for Coltart

The Chronicle 18th October 2014 By Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Sports Reporter The former Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture, David Coltart, will receive red carpet treatment during the official opening of the sixth African Union Sports Council Region Five Under-20 Games, for his unwavering stance to bring the Games to Bulawayo. The former Minister, […]

Posted in Press reports | Leave a comment

Mugabe ropes in Coltart

Zimbabwe Mail 18th October 2014 By Bukhosi Mangena President Robert Mugabe has roped in former Minister of Education, Sports, Arts and Culture, David Coltart to help administer the forthcoming AUSC Region V Under-20 Youth Games to be staged in Bulawayo in December. Coltart, who intensely lobbied for Bulawayo to host the games when he was […]

Posted in Press reports | Leave a comment

Cricket Racism Storm

The Herald By Robson Sharuko 17th October 2014 David Coltart, the former Sports Minister, dragged Zimbabwe Cricket into a raging racism storm yesterday when he accused the organisation of racial prejudice after all-rounder Sean Williams was left out of the national team’s tour of Bangladesh. Coltart used his Twitter and Facebook accounts to demand that […]

Posted in Press reports | Leave a comment

Social media, shuffering, shmiling, the Zimbabwean condition

Southern Eye 6th October 2014 By Shepherd Mpofu Mobile Phone and Internet penetration in Zimbabwe is encouraging to those cyber-optimists like me who see these as democratising tools. Yet one of the most challenging issues to think about in the current Zimbabwe is the way many people use social media in their daily lives. By […]

Posted in Articles | Leave a comment

Emotional send-off for Eric Bloch

Daily News By Jeffrey Muvundusi 25th September 2014 Renowned economic commentator Eric Bloch was laid to rest at the Jewish section of Athlone Cemetery in Northend suburb yesterday with tributes pouring in from various sectors. Mourners drawn from across the corporate world, political and religious divide converged to pay their last respects to Bloch. Notable […]

Posted in Press reports | Leave a comment