Monthly Archives: April 2013

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San people marginalised: Coltart

News Day By Silas Nkala 29 April 2013 EDUCATION minister David Coltart has called for urgent government intervention to address what he called the marginalisation of the San community found mostly in Matabeleland South. Coltart on Friday met Davy Ndlovu, who is the director of the Creative Arts and Education Development Association (Caeda), and other […]

Exams pass rate shames coalition: Makoni

New Zimbabwe By Brian Paradza 26 April 2013 PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai should be ashamed of the 18 percent pass rate recorded in the November 2012 Ordinary Level schools exams, Mavambo Kusile leader Simba Makoni has said. Makoni said the two leaders’ silence on the crisis in the country’s schools was illustrative of their […]

Cash-strapped Zimsec yet to pay examiners

The Herald By Herald Reporter 24 April 2013 Government is struggling to pay examiners who marked last year’s public examinations with the markers still to get 60 percent of their allowances. Financial constraints within the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council have resulted in its failure to pay Grade Seven, Ordinary and Advanced Level markers. These are ordinarily supposed […]

Coltart thanks God for Kunonga defeat

News Day By Phillip Chidavaenzi 22 April 2013 EDUCATION Minister David Coltart yesterday hailed the restoration of the Anglican Church in Zimbabwe following the re-dedication of St John the Baptist Cathedral in Mutare two weeks ago after the deposition of the renegade bishop Elson Madhodha Jakazi. The rededication service, which was held on April 6, was […]

Ncube a stumbling block to unity

The Independent By Benjamin Chitate 19 April 2013 This opinion piece is prompted by Pedzisai Ruhanya’s article in the Zimbabwe Independent last week headlined “Tsvangirai-Ncube pact game-changer” in which he urges forces opposed to President Robert Mugabe to form a coalition in the next general elections. The fact that politicians and analysts continue to wish […]

Coltart condemns Boston bombing

News Day By News Day Reporter 18 April 2013 WASHINGTON – Zimbabwean Sports minister David Coltart has condemned the bombing of a sports event in the United States of America and offered profound condolences to the people of Boston, following the twin bombing on Monday at the Boston Marathon. Report by VOA The bombing left […]

Coltart hails Crocker

The Zimbabwean By Mkhululi Chimoio  16 April 2013 Sports Minister David Coltart recently praised the astounding talent of United States-based teenage golfer, Sean Crocker. The 16-year-old sensation, son of former Zimbabwe Test cricketer Gary Crocker recently leaped to 34th on the American Junior Golf Associations Polo golf rankings. “Crocker has a bright future ahead in […]

Zimbabwe Condemns Boston-Marathon Bombings

Zim Eye By Audrey Charowa 16 April 2013 Zimbabwe has condemned the horrific bombing in Boston during the international marathon yesterday. Boston has a large community of Zimbabweans residing there. In a statement Zimbabwe’s education and sport minister, Senator David Coltart described the bombings as bastardly. Below was Senator Coltart’s statement: “I am very sorry […]

Coltart condemns Boston Marathon bombing

SW Radio Africa By Violet Gonda 16 April 2013 Zimbabwe’s Sports Minister David Coltart has condemned the bombing of a sports event in the United States of America and offered profound condolences to the people of Boston, following the twin bombing Monday at the Boston Marathon. The bombing left three people dead and at least […]