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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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Coltart almost run over in incident: Reckless driver opposes traffic

The Chronicle By Nqobile Tshili 11th March 2017 Former Education Minister David Coltart was almost run over by a reckless driver who was driving on the wrong side of the road in Bulawayo yesterday. Mr Coltart posted the road rage video on Facebook showing the driver of a white Mercedes Benz C Class registration number […]

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Zimbabwe’s first Chief Justice dies

Bulawayo News 24 By Ndou Paul 24 February 2017 Zimbabwe’s first Chief Justice John Fieldsend has died at the age of 95. Justice Fieldsend died on Wednesday after a long and courageous fight against lung cancer. Chief Justice Fieldsend was appointed for a fixed term and assumed office on 1 July 1980. Born in England, […]

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‘Bishop was victim of bizarre Zimbabwe beatings’

Weekend Argus By Peta Thornycroft 12 February 2017 Cape Town – Zimbabwe’s top human rights lawyer David Coltart released details of some of the boys’ suffering in a 24 page report to Independent Newspapers. More and more of Smyth’s victims have come forward to tell their stories about the beatings and humiliation and sexual confusion […]

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How many more rigged elections and murders will it take for Madhuku to finally accept we need reforms

Bulawayo 24 News 22 January 2017 By Patrick Guramatunhu “We cannot say anything other than condemn those who are resorting to violence and we only hope our plea will convert them because it does not help our democracy,” said Professor Madhuku. He was reacting to the story of the beating of his NCA Bikita West […]

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Kirsty Coventry happy with swimming development in Zim

Newsday 21 January 2017 By Sakheleni Nxumalo LEGENDARY Zimbabwean swimmer, Kirsty Coventry says she is encouraged by efforts to develop the sport at grassroots level and feels vindicated for choosing to return home after her retirement. Coventry was in Bulawayo yesterday, where she was the guest of honour at the official opening of Petra High […]

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“Barbourfields Stadium must be named after Lookout Masuku no matter what”- commentator

Bulawayo News 24 By Stephen Jakes 16 January 2017 A political commentator and leader of the Zimbabwe Communist Party Ngqabutho Nicholas Mabhena has insisted that Barbourfields Stadium must be named after the late Zipra Commander Lookout Masuku following Bulawayo City Councillors’ reneging to do so as they opposed the change of historical names but only […]

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Government slams critics over new curriculum

Bulawayo 24 News 15 January 2017 THE Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education says implementation of the new curriculum has been smooth so far with no challenges reported from schools, amid criticism from some individuals and teacher organisations that the process was rushed. Implementation of the curriculum started on Tuesday last week when schools opened […]

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