Monthly Archives: December 2013

Hero’s widow battles for life

Southern Eye By Nduduzo Tshuma 13th December 2013 THE wife of national hero Edward Ndlovu, Mary, is battling for her life in a South African hospital after being injured in an accident involving the Bulawayo-bound Pathfinder luxury coach and a haulage truck last Saturday. Four people died on the spot when the bus hit a cow […]

ZANU-PF Amends Poll Law

Financial Gazette 12th December 2013   LESS than six months after its victory in the July 31 polls, the ZANU-PF government has come up with an amendment to the Electoral Act.With ZANU-PF firmly in control after garnering over two thirds majority in the last poll, the ruling party is now unrestrained in making laws to […]

Annan, Coltart Among Tributes For Heroic Mandela By Audrey Charowa 10th December 2013   Tributes for former South African President,  Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (95) started to pour in soon after the announcement of his death by current President, Jacob Zuma on Thursday night. The following are excerpts of statements made by statesmen, entertainers, activists, Sportsmen and celebrities  around the world in […]

Friends of Zimbabwe need to facilitate a national dialogue

Facebook article By Arthur Gwagwa 9 December 2013  Anybody who truly cares for Zimbabwe and the collective hopes of its people should be deeply concerned by where the country is at the moment. Nobody would like to see the country slide back into the pre-2008 troubled waters. If it does, God forbid, lives would be […]

Senator David Coltart Blog – Zimbabwe’s diamond deposits must be exploited efficiently, honestly and in the national interest

Senator David Coltart Blog By David Coltart 9th December 2013 We have been told for some time now that the alluvial deposits of diamonds at Marange are fast running out which has now been confirmed by the following article in today’s copy of the Herald. Zimbabwe’s diamond deposits in Marange have been allocated under the […]

Beggars should not go for luxury

The Herald By Joram Nyathi 6th December 2013   Once upon a time there was a man, one Hon David Coltart. He declined a ministerial Mercedes Benz on his appointment as Education minister. This gesture elicited sneers from his peers.In an earlier era, His Worship Solomon Tawengwa had pleaded for our empathy. He needed a […]