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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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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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Makorokoto, Amhlophe Archer Clothing

Blog by David Coltart May 1 2015 Yesterday the Mayor of Bulawayo launched Archer Clothing’s “Employment ladder” which notifies the public of the current employment levels of Archer Clothing Company at its prominent site on the Plumtree Road. The Mayor pulled the indicator up to 500, being the number of people now employed there and […]

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Zimbabwe, Zambia are ‘Siamese twins’ – Lungu

News 24 April 30 2015 Harare – Zimbabwe and Zambia are “Siamese twins” and their citizens have always worked together well, Zambian President Edgar Lungu said. Speaking as he officially opened the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) in Bulawayo, Lungu said: “Zimbabwe occupies a special space in my heart of hearts and it was the […]

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