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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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Starvation stalks Matabeleland North schoolchildren

The Standard By Nqobani Ndlovu and Mthandazo Nyoni 24 January 2016 SIBUSISIWE Dube from Nyamandlovu in Matabeleland North becomes animated when she talks about the effects of the El Niño-induced drought ravaging the usually food sufficient area near Bulawayo. Dube, from Ward 6, believes she is not only a victim of the devastating weather phenomenon, […]

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Ask for forgiveness, Mugabe advised

The Daily News on Sunday By Jeffrey Muvundusi 10 January 2016 BULAWAYO – President Robert Mugabe has been advised to apologise for the Gukurahundi massacres of the early 1980s that left an estimated 20 000 people dead mainly in Matabeleland and the Midlands. Speaking in an interview with the Daily News on Sunday at the […]

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Despair as ‘worst’ drought stalks Masvingo, Matabeleland farmers

The Standard By Tatenda Chitagu 3 January 2016 On New Year’s Eve, Regai Mutunhu paced up and down her maize field aimlessly in the scorching heat, looking up to the skies, hoping for a miracle. Mutunhu has been praying that the rains may fall in the next few days to save her knee-level crop that […]

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Stranded Zimbabweans sleep outside banks

IOL – Independent Foreign Service By Peta Thornycroft 17th December 2015 Bulawayo – Thousands of old people are sleeping outside banks in Zimbabwe’s second city, Bulawayo, hoping they will be paid their November pension cheques this week. Many of them say they remember the hyperinflationery period in 2008 when banks had no money before the […]

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Students’ lobby group campaigns for sexual harassment policy launch

Newsday By Everson Mushava 15th December 2015 A FEMALE students’ lobby group, Female Students Network Trust (FSNT), has launched a campaign to push the government to enact a sexual harassment policy to curb incidences of sexual harassment at tertiary institutions. Speaking after winning the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) Outstanding Standing Civil Society Fighting for […]

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Dzamara bags human rights award

Daily News By Jeffrey Muvundusi 13th December 2015 Missing human rights activist Itai Dzamara was voted the Overall Human Rights Defender of the Year during the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (Zimrights) annual awards ceremony held at a local hotel in Bulawayo on Friday. Dzamara was allegedly abducted by suspected State agents in March this year […]

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More Graduates Join Unemployment Ranks As Zim-Asset Boomerangs

RadioVOP Zimbabwe By Sij Ncube 18th November 2015 HARARE, November 18, 2015 – PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is on Friday and Saturday expected to cap thousands of graduates at Bindura and Midlands’ state universities as more and more learned youths join the ranks of unemployment amid fears of increased company closures and job losses next year […]

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