Monthly Archives: Aug 2013

Ndlovu challenges new govt

The Zimbabwean By Mkhululi Chimoio 28 August 2013 Former national team rugby player Likang Ndlovu has challenged the new government to revive the waning standards of the game in the country. “Whoever will be appointed Minister of Sports should cast his net wider and turn around the fortunes of our rugby, which is now almost […]

I still have a dream

Southern Eye 28 August 2013 August 28 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s I have a dream speech. He has always been one of my heroes and I have taken great inspiration from his speeches for many decades. While rereading his I have a dream speech it struck me that it applies […]

Why the obsession with cricket Coltart?

The Herald By Isabel Mutekwa 28 August 2013 DURING his term as Education, Sport, Arts and Culture Minister, David Coltart, concentrated on cricket affairs he was dubbed the Minister of Cricket. Unless President Mugabe re-appoints him to that same portfolio in the next Cabinet, Coltart is the outgoing Education, Sport, Arts and Culture Minister. But apparently […]

We need to have realistic expectations for Zimbabwe – Coltart

ESPN Cricinfo 24 August 2013 I spoke to Firdose Moonda a few days ago and we discussed many aspects of cricket in Zimbabwe. We spoke about the future of the sport, the financial issues as well as the change that we have seen over the last decade and how there is a need for our […]

Zimbabwe should ensure players don’t walk away – Coltart

ESPN Cricinfo By ESPN Cricinfo Reporter 24 August 2013 David Coltart, Zimbabwe’s former minister of sport, said that cricket in the country is now in a critical state, following a financial crisis which almost resulted in a boycott from the players. In an interview with ESPNcricinfo, Coltart said that Zimbabwe Cricket was nearly $15-18 million […]

Zimbabweans not that daft !

The Zimbabwe Independent By Sokwanele 23 August 2013 If these elections were won by Zanu PF freely and fairly in a clean democratic contest, then I would respect them. If you believe in democracy as powerfully as I do then you are honour-bound to “take the rough with the smooth”. A Zanu PF victory would […]

No time for false nationalism

News Day By Conway Tutani 23 August 2013 Losing elections in 2008 lit a fire under Zanu PF. They were jolted into action after getting singed (kubvuraudzwa/ukufuswa). The proud cock almost lost all its feathers. Zanu PF sharpened their claws this time around, splashing millions of dollars on their campaign. This was mind-boggling expenditure considering […]

Coltart speaks out on electoral breaches

Radio Dialogue By Lulu Brenda Harris 23 August 2013 Former education minister, Senator David Coltart, has spoken out on the “serious” electoral breaches of both the Constitution and Electoral Law he observed during the election period, which may shed light on concerns centering on the credibility of the just ended elections. Speaking at the Bulawayo Press […]

Can Zimbabwe rise above their troubles?

ESPN Cricinfo By Firdose Moonda 22 August 2013 In between threats of a boycott, the formation of a players’ union and the retirement of a key player, Zimbabwe also have to play some cricket. A two-T20, three-ODI and two-Test series against Pakistan will challenge everything from their skills to their resolve, and could be a […]

As Jarvis says goodbye

The Herald By Robson Sharuko 20 August 2013 KYLE Jarvis became the latest high-profile cricketer to turn his back on Zimbabwe and sign for an English county side saying the pay dispute was the last straw that convinced him to take his talents elsewhere.Craig Ervine rejected a winter contract to play club cricket in England […]

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