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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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Sekeramayi’s political stock is rising

Bulawayo News24 30th July 2017 Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi’s political stock is rising amid indications that neutrals in the do-or-die Zanu-PF war to succeed President Robert Mugabe are pushing for his elevation to occupy the top office in the event that the incumbent retires or gets incapacitated, the Daily News can exclusively report. This comes […]

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Petra Trust acts to create a single school to improve education and strengthen itself financially

The Chronicle By Pamela Shumba, Senior Reporter 26th July 2017 PRIVATE schools in the country are facing hard times with some of them coming up with drastic measures to save their institutions from collapse due to financial challenges. Petra Schools Trust in Bulawayo has integrated and remodeled the primary and secondary schools into one institution […]

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Interview with David Coltart conducted by the Daily News

Daily News By Jeffrey Muvundusi 9th July 2017 BULAWAYO – Our reporter Jeffrey Muvundusi had a wide ranging interview with Bulawayo-based respected lawyer and former Education Minister, David Coltart. Below are the excerpts of the interview.* Q: To begin with, what’s your analysis of Zimbabwe’s current economic situation? A: At the core of our current […]

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“Let us not become weary in doing good” – The 2017 Petra Address by Senator David Coltart

The 2017 Petra Address Given on Founders Day 23rd May 2017 at Petra Primary School By Senator David Coltart “Let us not become weary in doing good for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up” Just over 31 years ago on 12 March 1986 at the annual […]

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Mujuru will be ‘significant ally’ for Tsvangirai

Bulawayo 24 News 20 March 2017 Former vice president Joice Mujuru will be a significant ally for Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai ahead of next year’s elections, an analyst says. Mujuru and Tsvangirai signed a pact in Harare on Wednesday to pave the way for a coalition of opposition parties to face President Robert […]

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Goats-for-school-fees plan is ‘problematic’, says Zimbabwe’s opposition

Business Day By Ray Ndlovu 19 March 2017 A proposal by Zimbabwe’s education minister has set the country abuzz, over his suggestion for school fees to be settled in livestock, in particular goats. Strong doubts remain, however, about the feasibility of Lazarus Dokora’s proposal, with unions dismissing this as banter. However, Dokora who has a […]

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The Matabeleland Massacres: Britain’s wilful blindness

The International History Review By Hazel Cameron 10 April 2017 ABSTRACT This article explores an episode of post-colonial state violence in the newly independent Zimbabwe, namely state-sanctioned atrocities by the army unit known as Fifth Brigade, perpetrated against the Ndebele of Matabeleland and Midlands region. This episode of political and ethnic violence that occurred between […]

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