Monthly Archives: July 2014

Zimbabwe Cricket needs a miracle: Coltart

Daily News By Farayi Machamire 31st July 2014 Former Sports minister David Coltart believes Zimbabwe Cricket’s latest slump at the hands of war-torn Afghanistan comes as no surprise and is a culmination of “lack of sound policy” by the sport’s leadership. In a series where the Test playing nation was expected to run over the […]

A Man On a Big Mission. . New Zimbabwe Cricket Chairman Lays Out His Vision

The Herald 27th July 2014 By Robson Sharuko AFTER four years in the background, Harare lawyer Wilson Manase stepped into the limelight on Thursday after taking over as Zimbabwe Cricket chairman and immediately promised to battle to stabilise the organisation’s shaky financial foundation. Manase replaced Peter Chingoka, the long-serving Zimbabwe Cricket leader, who decided to […]

Chingoka Leaves Zimbabwe Cricket After 22 Years At the Top

SW Radio Africa 27th July 2014 By Nomalanga Moyo Zimbabwe Cricket’s long-serving head Peter Chingoka has relinquished his position after 22 years as chairman and board member of the sports body. Chingoka was first elected chairman in 1992 and held onto that position until his retirement this week. His deputy, Wilson Manase, will take over […]

Zimbabwe swing axe after Afghanistan loss

New By Staff reporter 24th July 2014 MAJOR changes were announced Thursday by Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC), with test skipper Brendan Taylor losing the one-day role and coach, Andy Waller, taking up the newly-created director of coaching role. The changes came on the day Zimbabwe suffered a crushing 100-run defeat by Afghanistan with the ODI […]

Disaster at millionaire Peter Holmes a Court’s African wedding as guests involved in Zimbabwe train accident

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) By Janet Fife-Yomans 8th July 2014 BUSINESSMAN Peter Holmes a Court’s African wedding to New York photographer Alissa Everett has been hit by tragedy after their guests were involved in a shocking train accident in Zimbabwe. Members of the wedding party were among tourists who jumped for their lives from a […]

Mother tongue critical – Coltart

The Zimbabwe Mail By Tendayi Madhomu 7th July 2014 Former Education Minister David Coltart on Sunday said there is need to adopt an affirmative policy to ensure that teachers deployed in Matabeleland are conversant in the languages of the region. Wading into the debate on Shona speaking teachers in Matabeleland, the former minister said the […]

‘Scrapping incentives could fuel corruption’

The Standard By Phyllis Mbanje 6th July 2014 In 2009 the then Minister of Education, Sports, Arts and Culture David Coltart introduced incentives for educators as a way to quell growing discontent over the paltry salaries that teachers were getting and to motivate the education workforce. The monetary incentives came in the wake of countrywide […]