Monthly Archives: September 2013

Is there any hope of life under Zanu (PF)

The Zimbabwean By Eddie Cross 29 September 2013 I came home this weekend to find our suburb in darkness – at about 20.00 hrs the lights came back on and when I got up at just after five this morning they were still on but went out at 07.00 hrs and we do not expect […]

Could this spell the revival of Zim boxing?

The Standard By Brian Nkiwane 29 September 2013 When the then Minister of Education Sport, Arts and Culture David Coltart dissolved the previous boxing board last year, everyone’s hope was for a new beginning for local boxing. With Zimbabwe set to host its first ever world title fight billed for the City Sports Centre in […]

Mbeki was key in protecting Mugabe: Biti

Nehanda Radio By Tendai Biti 29 September 2013 Wananchi, until the dramatic and brutal manner that he was removed from office, President Mbeki’s presidency would have been most remembered by three things, HIV Aids, Zimbabwe and slow pace of social delivery during his reign. This is rather an unfair media stereotype and sterile definition of […]

Magistrates shun WOZA case

The Zimbabwean By The Zimbabwean Reporter 26 September 2013 Magodonga Mahlangu, a Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) leader, was to appear in Tredgold Magistrates Court on 25 September 2013 to be formally charged under the Postal and Telecommunications Act Chapter 12:05, two counts under section 88 (c ) ‘making offensive phone calls without reasonable cause […]

Kasukuwere declares war on poachers

Southern Eye By Southern Eye Reporter 26 September 2013 HARARE — Environment minister Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday said 80 elephants had died in the last few weeks in the Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe’s largest, while security forces were preoccupied with July 31 harmonised elections. Ivory poachers killed the elephants by poisoning water holes with cyanide, endangering […]

Zimbabweans in President’s Cup team praised

Southern Eye By Southern Eye Reporter 25 September 2013 FORMER Education, Sport, Arts and Culture minister David Coltart has praised four Zimbabwean golfers who are part of the international team that will take part in the President’s Cup that gets underway at the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, in the United States next […]

Zanu PF blamed for Hwange disaster

Southern Eye By Southern Eye Reporter 25 September 2013 FORMER Education minister David Coltart has lashed out at Zanu PF for blaming the deaths of close to 81 elephants at Hwange National Parks on sanctions saying the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Authority is grossly underfunded. Coltart said government was splashing huge amounts on luxury Mercedes-Benzes […]

Let’s move forward, not around

Southern Eye By Dumisani Nkomo 25 September 2013 ZIMBABWEANS from all walks of life face a formidable challenge in the next five years. They have to decide whether to support Zanu PF or the opposition. The economy remains the single largest challenge that the government will face and any lack of wisdom in this sphere […]

Coltart calls for lifting of ‘scapegoat’ sanctions

SW Radio Bell By Alex Bell 25 September 2013 Former Education Minister David Coltart has called for the lifting of the targeted sanctions still in place against key members of the Robert Mugabe regime, saying the measures have provided ZANU PF with a scapegoat for its failures for too many years. The ZANU PF rhetoric […]

David Coltart’s Blog – Next climate change will be blamed on sanctions!

David Coltart’s Blog – Next climate change will be blamed on sanctions!  24 September 2013 I see that Zanu PF now argues that sanctions are responsible for poaching in Hwange! At this rate sanctions are going to be blamed for climate change. Give us a break – that is just ridiculous. National Parks have been starved […]