Monthly Archives: Oct 2010

Address 5 Brigade Genocides in Matabeleland – Coltart Sunday, 31 October 2010 BULAWAYO – A Zimbabwean Cabinet Minister  David Coltart says it was a shame that Zimbabwe was failing to address the Gukurahundi genocides which left 20 000 Ndebele speaking people dead inMatabeleland and Midlands provinces. Coltart said it was a shame that the country had failed dismally to deal with past disturbances by setting up a […]

13 million books but where are they?

Zimbabwean By Gift Phiri 30 October 2010 The 13 million textbooks donated by the UN Children’s Fund to revive the struggling public school system are not getting to schools in rural areas, a legislator told Parliament last week. Mutare South constituency representative Fred Kanzama told the House during question and answer time that two months […]

Looking into the Future: Art and the Law in Zimbabwe : The 2010 Lozikeyi Lecture by Senator David Coltart

The Annual Lozikeyi Lecture By Senator David Coltart Bulawayo National Art Gallery 29 October 2010 The Lozikeyi Lecture now in its thirteenth year has been graced by the likes of Professor Terence Ranger(1998), Professor Welshman Ncube (1999), Marieke Faber Clarke (2000) Pathisa Nyathi (2001) and many other academics. Queen Lozikeyi was one of King Lobengula’s […]

Dumiso Dabengwa’s Barabas dilemma

New 27 October 2010 By Dinizulu Mbikokayise Macaphulana THE historical revival of PF ZAPU and the formal re-entrance of Dumiso Dabengwa in the troubled Zimbabwean political landscape are both very grave matters of history. Very grave, first because of what ZAPU is, has gone through and aims to achieve in the contested Zimbabwean historical […]

Mark O’Donnel lauds Zim tour 26 October 2010 It’s been outstanding.”  That is the verdict of the New Zealand A manager, Mark O’Donnell, on his team’s recent tour of Zimbabwe.  New Zealand A played three four-day matches against Zimbabwe A and won the series two-nil with one match drawn. The weather was very hot, but they handled that well […]

Nabanyama abductors face murder charges

Newsday By Fortune Moyo 25 October 2010 Patricia Nabanyama, the widow of Patrick Nabanyama, is pushing for her husband’s alleged abductors to be charged with murder, after he was declared dead last week. Nabanyama, who was abducted under mysterious circumstances from his home in June 2000, was declared dead by Bulawayo provincial magistrate, Rose Dube. […]

Mugabe talk reveals excessive old fashioned dictator

The Zimdiaspora By Job Sikhala 25 October 2010 “There is only one President. Hanzi dai ndakaconsultwa”. These words came from the colossal and unmatched Zanu PF strongman and Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe. He was addressing a small group of no more than one hundred very old women of his same age who looked senile and starving at […]

Government acquires vehicles for senior education officers

Herald 25 October 2010 From George Maponga in MASVINGO GOVERNMENT is in the process of acquiring about 70 vehicles worth nearly US$1,3 million for senior education officers to improve monitoring schools throughout Zimbabwe. Education, Sport, Arts and Culture Minister David Coltart said the vehicles would be distributed to senior education officials in an attempt to […]

Headmaster sues teachers for US$150 000

Standard Sunday, 24 October 2010 By Caiphas Chimhete A Harare headmaster is suing four teachers for US$150 000 after they allegedly wrote to the Ministry of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture accusing him of looting school funds. Vainona High School headmaster David Makanza, through his lawyers Muvirimi and Associates, said the allegations by the teachers were highly […]

Innovative politicians turn to online social networks

Newsday 21 October 2010 By Mernat Mafirakurewa Last month Finance minister Tendai Biti revealed shocking statistics that ministers in the inclusive government were ignorant of technology with a mere 10% bothering to open and use e-mail addresses. He said some ministers even raised a storm over the amount of money allocated to the Information Communication […]

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