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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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Top lawyer Joseph James mourned

Southern Eye By Fortune Mbele 2 July 2015 Prominent Bulawayo lawyer Joseph James’ death has shaken the sporting and legal community who described him as principled and professional. James (59), a former Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) chairperson, succumbed to cancer on Sunday. SRC director-general Charles Nhemachena led the tributes saying the sporting fraternity had […]

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Obituary: Joseph James’ larger than life character

Newsday By David Coltart 1 July 2015 I have been privileged to know Joseph James, or as we would affectionately call him, Jumbo, for over 30 years and am deeply saddened by his passing away on Sunday. When I first came across him as an opponent in court he had a considerable advantage over me, […]

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Controversial export of Elephants to China appears under way

National Geographic By Christina Russo 25 June 2015 A grim fate likely awaits young elephants plucked from Zimbabwe’s wild. Chinese crews in a Zimbabwe park are reportedly preparing young elephants and lions captured there for transport to China, triggering alarm among activists who fear that the animals are doomed to a life of suffering. Sources […]

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Is politics behind chaos at ZIFA?

Radio VOP By Sij Ncube 19 June 2015 Harare, June 18,2015 – Chaos is reigning supreme within the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA), the country’s soccer controlling body, amid indications it is just a matter of time before the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) dissolved the embattled Cuthbert Dube executive, risking the country’s isolation from international […]

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Zimbabwe Prosecutor General ‘a danger to our girls’

News 24 19 June 2012 Zimbabweans have taken to Twitter to express their disgust after the country’s prosecutor general Johannes Tomana made comments that seemed to suggest that girls as young as 12-years-old should be allowed to have sex and get married. According to a state-owned newspaper, the Chronicle, Tomana said girls as young as […]

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Dokora fiddles while schools burn

The Zimbabwe Independent By Herbert Moyo June 5 2015 EVELINE Girls High, a former Group A school situated in the heart of Bulawayo has, among a host of challenges, is reeling from a serious shortage of learning resources while the teachers’ morale, like elsewhere, especially at government schools, is low due to poor remuneration. The […]

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Claim that Mugabe not behind 80s killings ‘totally appalling': MDC

News24 Correspondent May 15 2015 Harare – A claim from Zimbabwe’s vice president ahead of crucial by-elections next month that President Robert Mugabe had nothing to do with the Gukurahundi killings in the 1980s is “totally appalling”, the opposition Movement for Democratic Change said on Friday. “It is an unmitigated insult to the victims and […]

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Zimbabweans back Floyd

Daily News By Nigel Matongorere, ACTING SPORTS EDITOR May 3 2015 Electricity supply and rolling blackouts may be an issue in the early hours of Sunday — to an extent that it may “knock out” the Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather, and Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao bout from our screens — but Zimbabweans are still looking forward to […]

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