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A coalition that may resurrect somnolent Zanu-PF By Tshepo Mabalane Mabalane 26th June 2014 The long confrontation by Zimbabwean opposition parties with the tyrannical and slimy ZANU mob has had a fundamental impact on the country’s political culture. The most dramatic example of this political culture is the repetitive mass mobilisation and fragmentation of the Zimbabwean opposition in the past 34 […]

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Off you go, Langa tells SRC board

Newsday By Wellington Toni 20th June 2014 SPORT, Arts and Culture minister Andrew Langa yesterday dissolved the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) board, leaving Charles Nhemachena’s job as director-general (DG), of the supreme sports body hanging by a thread. Langa was addressing a football indaba at the Zifa Village in Mt Hampden outside Harare, aimed […]

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Langa to appoint new Sports Commission board

The Herald By Eddie Chikamhi – Sports Reporter 30th May 2014 SPORT, Arts and Culture Minister Andrew Langa revealed yesterday that he will appoint a new Sports Commission board. The current board was appointed by former Sports Minister David Coltart and some of its members have been accused of pursuing a hidden agenda to destablise Zimbabwe […]

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Heath Streak Academy opens

Newsday 24th May 2014 By Sport Reporter   THE Heath Streak Academy, run by the former senior national cricket team captain, will be officially opened in Bulawayo tomorrow. A member of the board of the academy, former Education, Sport, Arts and Culture minister David Coltart, says he is impressed with the effort that has been […]

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One way or another, Tsvangirai looks weaker than ever

Bulawayo24News By Simon Allison 28th April 2014   Pity Morgan Tsvangirai. The veteran Zimbabwean opposition leader is facing a little opposition of his own, and he’s not coping too well. His party looks certain to split yet again, destroying in the process one of the few remaining challenges to uninterrupted Zanu-PF rule. Mugabe is loving […]

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Analysis: Is there any hope for Zimbabwe’s beleaguered opposition?

Daily Maverick By Simon Allison 7 April 2014 After being pummeled in the last election, and riven with infighting and recrimination in the months since, Zimbabwe’s political opposition is at its lowest ebb in a decade. SIMON ALLISON asks the obvious question: if not Zanu, then who? The answer makes for disheartening reading – […]

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“Democratic Elections and Election Fraud in Africa – A Zimbabwean perspective with continental implications”

Speech given at a Conference on 
Democratic Elections and Risk of fraud in Africa by Senator David Coltart Brussels 1st April 2014 “The State is an instrument in the hands of the ruling class, used to break the resistance of the adversaries of that class” Joseph Stalin 1924 I was part of an international team […]

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Maintaining the Mugabe lifestyle

The Mercury By Peta Thornycroft 20th February 2014 As he turns 90, Zimbabwe’s plundering president is still adept at feathering his family nest, writes Peta Thornycroft. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who turns 90 on Friday is busy with two matters close to his heart: his daughter’s wedding, and the game he has played all his […]

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Fears over possible Tokwe Mukosi dam breach

New 9th February 2014 THE dam being built on the Tokwe River in Masvingo is close to bursting as water from heavy rains is finding its way through gaps in the uncompleted dam wall. Tokwe Mukorsi dam was due to be completed at the end of last year but the deadline has passed with […]

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Gwindi guilty: Zifa disciplinary committee

New Zimbabwe 28th January 2014 HARARE City football club chairman Leslie Gwindi has been found guilty on charges of bringing the game into disrepute by Zifa’s disciplinary committee. Gwindi appeared before the committee on 20 December last year over allegations he verbally attacked Zifa, the Premier Soccer League (PSL), Delta Beverages who sponsor the […]

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