Monthly Archives: June 2012

Coltart Orders Decentralisation of Soccer Venues

Education, Sport and Arts Minister, David Coltart, has issued a directive for national sporting events to be held across the country with effect from August 1st 2012. As published in ZimEye, in a directive letter to the Sports and Recreation Commission chairman Joseph James, Minister Coltart spelt out the need to decentralise Warriors’ football matches […]

Coltart Orders Warriors Stadium Rotation

New Zimbabwe reports that Education, Sport, Arts and Culture Minister David Coltart has ordered the Sports and Recreation Commission to stage some national team matches out of Harare. David Coltart made the intervention in a letter to the SRC’s board this week. The minister said: “If we are to build national support for all sporting […]

Take Warriors to BF: Coltart

The following was originally published in the Zimbabwe Independent by Kevin Mapasure: SPORTS minister, Senator David Coltart, has directed the Sports and Recreation Commission to ensure that national teams play some of their matches outside Harare. Coltart is particularly concerned with national teams who have been confined to Harare for a long time. In a […]

Pay Dispute Threatens June Exams

The following was originally published in the Herald Online: June 2012 public examinations are in danger as workers are threatening to strike over late payment of US$420 000 housing allowances by the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council. Zimsec has yet to implement a court order to pay its 290 workers over US$420 000 in outstanding housing […]

Coltart Issues Directive

Education, Sport, Arts and Culture minister David Coltart has said the senior national mens team, the Warriors, must play their games across the country instead of Harare alone. This directive is among a raft of orders sent to the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) chairman Joseph James to be implemented by all registered national associations […]

10 Ministers from Visiting Countries Confirmed for Innovation & ICT Summit in South Africa

As preparations continue for the Innovation Africa Summit in Cape Town this October, AfricanBrains is pleased to announce that along with participation from various South Africa ministries the following visiting ministers have also confirmed their attendance:- Nigeria Minister of State for Education, Hon. Barr Ezenwo Nyesom Wike Zimbabwe Minister of Education, Hon. David Coltart Zambia […]

Mutasa Equates the Army to ZCTU

The following originally appeared in the Zimbabwe Independent on June 22, 2012 — TAFATAONA Mahoso believes the visit by UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay indicated that the majority of African elites “remain thoroughly confused about the doctrine and practice of human rights in contrast with the real prevailing and historical situation of human life, […]

Podcast: Sharing Power in Zimbabwe

Senator David Coltart interviews with the Cato Institute regarding the sharing of power in Zimbabwe.

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-24

Zimbabwe 1 Burundi 0 – Knowledge Musona scores – we need to nurture these talented young players. Well done Zim! Forward! # On the other side of town Chris Mpofu back from injury playing well against Bangladesh Come on Zimbabwe lets make it a double this afternoon # Well done Zimbabwe. Great victory against Bangladesh. […]

Coltart Slams Inclusive Government over Wrong Priorities

Radio VOP 23 June 2012 Education, Sports, Arts and Culture Minister David Coltart has attacked Zimbabwe’s ruling elite for squandering on foreign travels what he says was three times more than his ministry’s 2012 budgetary allocation. Coltart told guests at a United States Achievers Programme (USAP) graduation ceremony in Harare on Friday, he was frustrated […]