Monthly Archives: October 2013

Warriors shift base

The Chronicle By Sikhumbuzo Moyo 31 October 2013 ZIFA have acceded to a request by Zimbabwe Warriors coach Ian “Dibango” Gorowa to shift base for the national team matches from Rufaro Stadium in Harare to Bulawayo’s Barbourfields Stadium. Speaking at a stakeholders meeting in the city at the weekend, Gorowa, believed to have been given a […]

Gwindi hearing adjourned

The Herald Bt The Herald Reporter 31 October 2013 THE case in which Harare City chairman Leslie Gwindi is being charged with bringing the game into disrepute has been adjourned to Monday to allow the former Premier Soccer League secretary-general time to summon two witnesses key to his defence. After a false start earlier this […]

Zimbabwe:ZBC Equipment Still in the 1960s

ZimEye 29 October 2013 The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation’s equipment is still the same since the 1960s it has been said. Below is a commentary by former Education, Sports and Culture Minister David Coltart following Information Minister Jonathan Moyo’s heart breaking tour of the broadcaster’s studios yesterday. “Prof Moyo, Minister of Information, commended one of the […]

David Coltart’s Blog – ZBC needs to change its antediluvian mindset

David Coltart’s Blog – ZBC needs to change its antediluvian mindset as well as its technology   By David Coltart 29 October 2013 “Prof Moyo, Minister of Information, commended one of the librarians at ZBC for opening her heart and tell him the truth about the state of affairs at the national broadcaster. The female […]

Mayor rejects luxury vehicle

Southern Eye By Blessed Mhlanga 29 October 2013 KWEKWE mayor Matenda Madzoke has turned down an offer by the local authority to buy him a new 4×4 Toyota D Tec at a time service delivery has almost collapsed. Councillor Weston Masiya said the previous council led by Shadreck Tobaiwa had passed a resolution to purchase […]

Govt urged to apologise for sake of peace

Southern Eye By Mthandazo Nyoni 28 October 2013 Matabeleland-based political analysts say Zimbabwe can only positively celebrate peace if the government publicly addresses gross human rights abuses perpetrated on ordinary citizens the Gukurahundi atrocities, Operation Murambatsvina and political violence that marred the 2008 general elections. Zimbabwe joined the rest of the world to commemorate International […]

David Coltart Blog – Ministry of Information appears determined to violate Zimbabwe’s Constitution

David Coltart Blog – Ministry of Information appears determined to violate Zimbabwe’s Constitution By David Coltart 25 October 2013 The Herald this morning has a headline “Government to quash pirate radio stations”. It quotes the Deputy Minister of Information Supa Mandiwanzira who in responding to a question from Mashonaland Central Senator Alice Chimbudzi (Zanu-PF) on what […]

Zim citizenship rules in chaos as nationals denied documentation

SW Radio Africa By Alex Bell 22 October 2013 Scores of Zimbabweans, whose citizenship is meant to be recognised and guaranteed by the new constitution, have been denied documentation in recent weeks, with a lack of clarity on the laws causing chaos. It was hoped that with the creation and gazetting of a new constitution, […]

Byo: Outrage as Cyrene High School Expels Exam Candidates‏

Zim Eye By Walter Sebele 22 October 2013 Parents at Cyrene high school have threatened to take drastic measures against the headmaster of the school amid revelations that he sent packing all O’and A’ level candidates owing the institution. In an interview with this publication, disgruntled parents who were baying for the headmasters blood revealed […]

Top Zanu PF officials Killing Elephants – MDC-T

The Zimbabwe Mail Bt The Zimbabwe Mail Reporter 19 October 2013 THE opposition MDC-T has claimed that syndicates controlled by top Zanu PF officials are responsible for the by cyanide poisoning of scores of elephants as the ecological disaster becomes a new sparring baton between the rival parties. Wildlife officials say more than one hundred […]