Monthly Archives: November 2010

Textbook delivery intensifies

Zimbabwean By Paul Ndlovu 30 November 2010 HARARE – The Ministry of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture has intensified its textbook delivery by distributing the much-needed materials to 500 schools per week. Senator David Coltart said that although the programme had experienced a few false starts, it was now back on track. “The textbook programme […]

Government will use ETF fund for secondary school textbooks – Coltart

Newsday By Khanyile Mlotshwa 30 November 2010 Education, Sport, Arts and Culture Minister David Coltart says government has resolved to publish textbooks for secondary schools through the Education Transition Fund (ETF). Coltart told NewsDay the decision was made last week. “As the distribution of textbooks to primary schools rounded up, a decision was made last […]

Develop junior football — Chamisa

Newsday By Sports Reporter 29th November 2010 Kuwadzana Member of Parliament Nelson Chamisa over the weekend said football leaders should focus on developing junior football. Chamisa said football fosters unity among Zimbabweans. “In government we have realised how important sport is and I assure you that I will to speak to Sports minister David Coltart […]

The invisible line between trust and mistrust

Newsday By Conway Tutani 26 November 2010 Somebody had to say it, and Mutumwa Mawere did so this week. Jonathan Moyo has bounded and rebounded from one stance to another in his much-travelled but relatively short political career as to defy label for what he really stands for. He seems to constantly redefine and reinvent […]

Rural folk will decide next election – analysts

Zimbabwean By Gift Phiri 25 November 2010 HARARE – Next year’s general elections in troubled Zimbabwe will be decided largely by the country’s rural population, as both Zanu (PF) and MDC scale up their efforts to win over the local chiefs. Last week Prime Minister Tsvangirai met with Fortune Charumbira, the president of the Council […]

Lance Guma’s interview with Senator David Coltart on Question Time

SW RadioAfrica 24th November 2010 Part One of Question Time, where SW Radio Africa journalist Lance Guma speaks to the Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture, Senator David Coltart (pictured). Questions from the listeners centred on what his Ministry is doing to stop the harassment of teachers by ZANU PF youth militia, the alleged incompetence […]

Boxing – Ambunda faces Zim challenge

Southern Times 22 November 2010 Harare – Paulus Ambunda takes to the ring on November 25 in defence of his World Boxing Organisation Africa title which he has so far managed to hold onto since claiming it in October last year. With an impressive 13-0 record  (seven of his fights victories by KnockOut)  the 30 […]

Schools to get more books

Zimbabwean 21st November 2010 By Mxolisi Ncube JOHANNESBURG – An American non-governmental organisation says it is shipping more books to Zimbabwe for distribution in poor public schools where large numbers of pupils still have to share a single textbook. The group known as Project Aspire: Textbooks for Zimbabwe and headed by Zimbabwean-born writer Bob Scott […]

A Golden Generation – Zimbabwean Football

Herald 20 November  2010 Column TIMES have certainly been hard in Zimbabwean football — the gloom brought by Asiagate, the chaos triggered by the abortive recruitment of Belgian coach Tom Saintfiet and a 2012 Nations Cup campaign that remains on the edge after four dropped points in two matches that ended in draws. We still […]

Muckraker: These people are very much with us

Zimbabwe Independent 19 November 2010 THE bigger the lie the more people are inclined to believe it, Nazi Propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels is reputed to have said. There are a number of “big lies” currently circulating. Muckraker drew attention recently to the claim that Roy Bennett was a Selous Scout. We noted last month that […]