Monthly Archives: January 2013

Kirsty to train Byo swimmers

The Chronicle 31 January 2013 SWIMMING icon Kirsty Coventry will be in Bulawayo today where she will visit various schools and conduct training sessions for students. Today she will be at Mpopoma High School. This was confirmed by the Matabeleland Amateur Swimming Board (MASB) chairman Eddie Cyprianos who said the Olympic gold medallist will work […]

Where rains are a nightmare

The Herald By Felex Share 31 January 2013 WHILE the heavy rains that have pounded most parts of the country have promised plenitude, they are certainly not such a boon for pupils at Mt Darwin’s Tsenga Primary School. The rains certainly present a nightmare not only as they drench the poor kids on their way […]

Coltart could reverse gains made in cricket

Daily News By Guthrie Munyuki 31 January 2013 Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) managing director Wilfred Mukondiwa is a gentleman at the heart of a gentlemen’s game. His firm commitment to cricket is never in doubt even in the face of stormy waters created by a directive from Education, Sports, Arts and Culture minister David Coltart which have […]

SRC directive hits Tennis Zimbabwe

News Day By Daniel Nhakaniso 30 January 2013 TENNIS ZIMBABWE (TZ) is set to engage the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) as one of the sports associations set to be affected by a directive which requires selectors to have played at their highest level of competition in the particular discipline. The directive comes into effect […]

Will Zifa ever get it right?

News Day 29 January 2013 LAST WEEK we were in a jovial mood as we thought Zifa was moving in the right direction, at least in 2013, by putting in the bin Asiagate and the Warriors’ double failure to qualify for both the 2012 and the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. We thought that after […]

Treasury yet to release examiners fees

The Herald By Felex Share  28 January 2013 GOVERNMENT has not released a US$1,5 million Grade Seven Grant to the Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council, resulting in its failure to pay thousands of examiners who marked last year’s public examinations. Zimsec does not charge pupils fees for Grade Seven examinations. Government meets the costs. However, Treasury did […]

Coltart on new board

The Standard By Brian Nkiwane 27 January 2013 MINISTER of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture David Coltart has thrown his weight behind the new Zimbabwe National Boxing and Wrestling Control Board membership. Coltart said with the assistance of the Sports and Recreation Commission, they had taken time to come up with the final list of […]

British Council African Ministers’ Forum – Press Release

British Council African Ministers’ Forum – Press Release 27 January 2013 The British Council, Sub Sahara Africa, will host a one day Forum with several African Ministers for Education, including Minister of Education, Sport, Arts, and Culture, Senator David Coltart, to discuss globally emerging issues around the teaching of Science, Technology, English and Mathematics subjects […]

Coltart, Zimbabwe Cricket cross swords

New Zimbabwe 26 January 2013 SPORTS Minister David Coltart has accused Zimbabwe Cricket of playing politics after it rejected his directive on the appointment of national selectors. Coltart originally wanted all national selectors to have played for the national team in their respective sport, but after a dramatic public showdown with black cricket administrators who claimed the policy was racial, […]

Coltart’s directive racist, illegal, barbaric

The Sunday Mail By Jonathan Moyo 26 January 2013 David Coltart, the Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture, wrongly deployed to that key role by Welshman Ncube’s MDC, just does not get it. His not-so-cleverly-hidden commitment to the Rhodesian racist cause has finally come out of the bag, leaving his human rights and rule […]