Monthly Archives: November 2015

A peek into David Coltart’s bookshelf

The Standard 17th November 2015 Literary Forum by Bookworm In the past few weeks, I have reached out to many individuals — politicians, radio personalities, academics, lawyers and churchmen — asking them to share books that they read or helped make them who they are. The responses have been underwhelming, if at all. It could […]

More Graduates Join Unemployment Ranks As Zim-Asset Boomerangs

RadioVOP Zimbabwe By Sij Ncube 18th November 2015 HARARE, November 18, 2015 – PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is on Friday and Saturday expected to cap thousands of graduates at Bindura and Midlands’ state universities as more and more learned youths join the ranks of unemployment amid fears of increased company closures and job losses next year […]

Former Rhodesians Remember UDI Under Smith

RadioVOP Zimbabwe 16th November 2015 By Sij Ncube HARARE, November 16, 2015 – DIE-HARD white former Rhodesians domiciled elsewhere in the world nostalgically marked the 50th anniversary of Ian Smith’s UDI Wednesday last week much to the chagrin of Robert Mugabe’s administration but former Rhodesians still domiciled in the country agree old Smithy “did a […]

David Coltart responds to Zimbabwe Cricket criticism

Sunday News By Mehluli Sibanda 15th November 2015 FORMER Education, Sport, Arts and Culture Minister David Coltart recently came under heavy attack from Zimbabwe Cricket after he had taken to Twitter and Facebook lambasting the Zimbabwe Cricket leadership led by Tavengwa Mukuhlani while glorifying former head of ZC Wilson Manase. Sunday News senior sports reporter […]

Midlands education sector bears the brunt of Zim economic collapse

The Standard By Blessed Mhlanga 15th November 2015 Tapiwa Nyamweda raises her hand timidly to respond to questions while seated on baking sands in what passes for a classroom at Dambudzo Primary School. Dambudzo is a council-owned school in Kwekwe’s high-density suburb of Mbizo. For Nyamweda, school starts at 12pm, by which time her peers […]


Eye Witness News By Thando Kubheka 14th November 2015 JOHANNESBURG – African Union (AU) chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has sent her condolences and solidarity to French President Francois Hollande and the people of France following the deadly mass attacks in that country. At least 125 people are now known to have died in the attacks, which […]

David Coltart’s response to the attack on him by Zimbabwe Cricket Chairman

Statement by Senator David Coltart regarding the attack on him by the new Zimbabwe Cricket Chairman 3 November 2015 Readers should note that despite the fact that I responded in detail to the Sunday News it never printed my reply which is contained in full below, which I originally posted on my Facebook page. I […]

Coltart “fingered” in Mangongo axing

The Chronicle 3 November 2015 FORMER Education and Sports Minister David Coltart stands accused of having wielded so much influence in the administration of Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) that he even triggered the axing of Stephen Mangongo as the senior national team coach ahead of the 2015 Cricket World Cup. Mangongo was axed in dramatic fashion […]

Zimbabwe cricket chairman hits out at ‘racist’ Coltart

New Zimbabwe.Com By Tavengwa Mukhulani 2 November 2015 Below is an article by Zimbabwe Cricket chair Tavengwa Mukhulani on former sports minister David Coltart’s continued involvement with the sport. ZIMBABWE Cricket and I have noted with serious concern David Coltart’s unfortunate remarks in a Facebook post accusing ZC of racism for making changes in the […]