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Coltart, David; Bulawayo South Candidate 2000

Inter-parliamentary Union In May 2000 when Mr. Coltart attempted to register his candidacy for the MDC party, the Registrar General attempted to bar his nomination claiming he was a British citizen and therefore, ineligible to be nominated. Mr. Coltart was required to prove he was not a British citizen and was a Zimbabwean citizen. In […]

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Speech – Bulawayo Club

Mr Chairman, Gentlemen, When Bill Lewis asked me about a month ago to speak tonight I was delighted for two reasons. Firstly I looked forward to the opportunity of being able to speak to fellow members and friends. I’m afraid that that hope has been dashed somewhat because a few moments ago, the Chairman turned […]

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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 […]

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Mnangagwa was apologise first for Gukurahundi

Daily News 17 May 2016 By Jeffrey Muvundusi It will be prudent for Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to issue a public apology on his role during the Gukurahundi atrocities if he truly aspires to be the next president of Zimbabwe, ex-Education minister David Coltart has said. Responding to a question on the VP’s suitability for […]

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Gukurahundi: VP must apologise – Coltart

The Zimbabwean 15 May 2016 FORMER MDC Khumalo Senator, David Coltart, has challenged Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to publicly apologise for his role in the 1980s Gukurahundi atrocities or accept he has no hope in the succession race. In his recently-published book ‘The Struggle Continues :50 Years of Tyranny in Zimbabwe’, Coltart claims that Mnangagwa, […]

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Write Your Own Books – Coltart Tells Moyo, Charamba

Radio VOP By Dumisani Nyoni May 14 2016 Bulawayo, May 14, 2016—FORMER Education minister, David Coltart has challenged Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo and Presidential spokesman George Charamba to write their own accounts of national issues and stop attacking him for doing the same. Coltart recently published his book entitled, “Struggle Continues: 50 Years of […]

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Coltart condemns UDI and explains days in the police force

The New Examiner By Sibonokuhle Ndlovu 14 May 2016 The former Minister of Education and Bulawayo South senator, David Coltart, addressing journalists at the Bulawayo Press Club on Thursday said the Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) by Ian Smith’s regime in 1965 was “illegal and oppressive” and cannot be defended. He also opened up about […]

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David Coltart defends the recently-launched national pledge?

The Chronicle By Nqobile Tshili 14 May 2016 FORMER Minister of Education, Sport and Culture David Coltart has defended the recently-launched national pledge saying it is correct in principle but wrongly implemented. The pledge was launched in schools at the beginning school term on May, 3, but was received with mixed reactions as public schools […]

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David Coltart whitewashing history, seeking relevance

The Herald By Tichaona Zindoga 11 May 2016 It was last Saturday morning that I finally finished David Coltart’s autobiography “The Struggle Continues: 50 years of Tyranny in Zimbabwe” – a tome of well over 600 pages that details his life since his family came to Zimbabwe from South Africa. Last Saturday, of course was […]

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Dokora War Escalates – Churches Blocked from Renting School Classrooms

Zimeye 2 May 2016 Just when the nation is still battling to come to terms with Primary and Secondary Education Minister, Lazarus Dokora’s banning of Scripture Union in schools, his Ministry has ordered Headmasters to cancel all rental contracts with churches. Dokora has issued a directive to review all contracts with churches renting school buildings […]

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