Monthly Archives: September 2012

Zifa, Ethics Commission clash

The Chronicle Goodwill Zunidza 27 September 2012 ZIFA, stung by mounting public demand for a swift close of the Asiagate chapter, are now at loggerheads with their own Independent Ethics Commission for failing to release findings of their probe a year after they were constituted for the exercise. The two parties exchanged heated words on […]

$1 m needed for museum

The Zimbabwean 27 September 2012 Officials at the Natural History Museum need more than $ 1 million to refurbish the world-renowned structure, according to Museum Director, Dr Moira FitzPatrick. She said that while they had received some donations to upgrade parts of the museum, they faced a shortfall to finish the exercise. “The solution to […]

Zifa indaba on

The Herald By Godknows Matarutse, Sports Reporter 26 September 2012 ZIFA will today get a rare opportunity to try and con­vince both the Government and the private sector to provide fund­ing for the association in order to take local football to bet­ter levels. The soccer mother body will come face to face with all the major stakeholders […]

Football Indaba set to tackle challenges

The Chronicle 25 September 2012 COULD today’s Football Indaba in Harare be the first step in turning around the fortunes of Zimbabwean soccer? The Ministry of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture together with the Sports and Recreation Commission and the Zimbabwe Football Association are today meeting football stakeholders and the meeting is aimed at finding […]

Young Warriors future bleak

The Chronicle By Ricky Zililo 24 September 2012 The future is gloom for the Young Warriors who dumped Mozambique out of the African Youth Championships at the weekend as Zifa has not secured funds to enable the team to travel to Congo Brazzaville next month. Zimbabwe beat Mozambique 2-0 in Maputo on Saturday having travelled […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-09-23

Looking forward to the Lion Lager National Rugby League final between Hre Sports Club and Matabeleland Warriors. Nice to see NorthSouth duel # 1/3 of Lebanese are Christians – interesting statistic on the #BBC tonight – living on the same sectarian fault lines as their neighbours. # Very poor 3 umpiring. How could Taylor be […]

SRSA to attend football indaba

The Standard By Albert Marufu 23 September 2012 SOUTH Africa’s supreme sports controlling body, Sports and Recreation South Africa (SRSA), have been invited to present a paper on how to lure sponsorship into sport at the football indaba to be held in Harare on Wednesday. The indaba, where Asiagate and financing local football are expected […]

Feature – Do we need these legislators?

The Sunday News 22 September 2012 AS the nation prepares for the completion of the constitution-making process and the subsequent holding of the general elections, the electorate is now faced with a bitter task at hand; that of electing representatives who will lead them and represent them in parliament and in councils. This will be […]

EDITORIAL COMMENT: Condoms in schools an abomination

The Sunday News 22 September 2012 THE paradox of our time is that while our education sector is faced with a myriad of grave challenges, we spend more time on dead debates. For instance, instead of engaging in constructive debate on how we can improve high school education in the country, “respectable’’ government ministers and […]

Production of ‘Song of the Carnivores’, Bulawayo

Speech given on the occasion of the showing of the production ‘Song of the Carnivores’, City Hall, Bulawayo By David Coltart 21 September 2012 Allow me to first of all express my gratitude in being invited to be the guest of honour at this occasion of the showcase of the production of the Song of […]