Monthly Archives: April 2015

Zimbabweans up in arms over Mugabe’s tribal jibe

News 24 April 30 2015 Harare – Many Zimbabweans reacted angrily on Thursday to reports that President Robert Mugabe had called members of the Kalanga tribe uneducated crooks at a SADC summit this week. Video footage of the 91-year-old president on Wednesday saying that Kalangas were widely regarded in the past to have engaged in […]

Zimbabwe, Zambia are ‘Siamese twins’ – Lungu

News 24 April 30 2015 Harare – Zimbabwe and Zambia are “Siamese twins” and their citizens have always worked together well, Zambian President Edgar Lungu said. Speaking as he officially opened the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) in Bulawayo, Lungu said: “Zimbabwe occupies a special space in my heart of hearts and it was the […]

Prof Moyo Accuses Zuma Of “Afrophobia”

Radio VOP April 29 2015 Zimbabwe’s information minister said on Tuesday that President Jacob Zuma’s comments on xenophobia during a Freedom Day speech could be interpreted as “an unfortunate justification” of the recent attacks that left at least seven dead. Jonathan Moyo said in tweets that it was “sad” that Zuma made no outright condemnation […]

Job Sikhala praises David Coltart

The Harare Times April 29 2015 MDC-T senior official Job Sikhala says he has been asked by numerous members of his party to approach former MDC senior member David Coltart asking him to come and work with the MDC-T considering his selflessness and resilience to fight for democracy. He described Coltart as a selfless […]

Spotlight with David Coltart April 29 2015 This week we had the privilege to catch one of the most prolific lawyers and politicians to come from Bulawayo, Senator David Coltart. He has and still is involved in various spheres of the country, in law and politics. For most people in Bulawayo, the name David Coltart may ring a […]

Vincent announces his arrival

The Southern Times By Robson Sharuko April 28 2015 Harare- FOR 18 rounds on Thursday at the Hilton Head Island in South Carolina, Zimbabwe’s latest golf prodigy had the honour of overshadowing 2015 Masters champion, Jordan Spieth, even though he was playing in his first tournament on the US PGA Tour. And, those who watched […]

‘Dangerous SA still beats life in Zim’

IOL News April 25 2015 By Peta Thornycroft “We can’t go home. There is nothing at home,” says Tendai, 27, who prefers to be known as David in South Africa. His is the same lament of many Zimbabweans living in South Africa – less than 1 000 took up the government’s offer of a free […]

Chinamasa’s Nightmare

Financial Gazette By Maggie Mzumara 23 Apr 2015 PATRICK Chinamasa, the Finance Minister, is in an ultimate catch 22 as he struggles to squeeze money out of nothing with apparently no ample legroom to manoeuvre to deliver for the broke country as the nation’s chief budget master. This comes at a time when some civil […]

Is Chinamasa the fall guy?

Daily News By Gift Phiri, News editor 22 APRIL 2015 Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa is caught between the proverbial rock and a hard place, with the unenviable burden of having to defend President Robert Mugabe’s political irrationality while dismissing the economic wisdom of his earlier decision to suspend civil servants’ bonuses. The 91-year-old publicly rebuked […]

Zanu PF to blame for millions of Zimbabweans in SA: Coltart

New Zimbabwe.Com April 22 2015 ZANU PF is to blame for the millions of Zimbabweans who have skipped the country’s borders in search of better lives elsewhere due to the ruling party’s violent and chaotic rule, a former cabinet minister said. An estimated 3 million Zimbabweans are said to be living and working abroad, mainly […]