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“President Mugabe fit as fiddle” – Herald

The Herald By Peter Matambanadzo, Senior Reporter 11 September 2014 A senior MDC official has publicly admitted that President Mugabe’s health is not in question saying he keeps himself as fit as a fiddle. In an interview with the Australian broadcasting Corporation during his trip down under, Bulawayo Senator David Coltart, told his interlocutor that […]

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“Dokora fuels education sector rot” – Independent

Zimbabwe Independent 22nd August 2014 By Herbert Moyo THE drastic 13,23% drop in the June Ordinary ‘O’ Level school examinations pass rate, though tragic, is not surprising to many Zimbabweans as it is a direct result of the hare-brained and destructive cocktail of policies introduced by Education minister Lazarus Dokora since his appointment in September […]

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New SRC board soon

The Herald Bulawayo Bureau 5th August 2014 SPORT, Arts and Culture Minister Andrew Langa will soon announce a new Sport and Recreation Committee board that will take over from the one led by Joseph James. Langa said they will be unveiling a board as early as this week. The present SRC board was appointed in […]

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Mother tongue critical – Coltart

The Zimbabwe Mail By Tendayi Madhomu 7th July 2014 Former Education Minister David Coltart on Sunday said there is need to adopt an affirmative policy to ensure that teachers deployed in Matabeleland are conversant in the languages of the region. Wading into the debate on Shona speaking teachers in Matabeleland, the former minister said the […]

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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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