Monthly Archives: August 2017

Jacket Notes: Stuart Doran on Kingdom, power, glory: Mugabe, Zanu and the quest for supremacy, 1960-1987

Sunday Times 29th August 2017 Kingdom, power, glory: Mugabe, Zanu and the quest for supremacy, 1960-1987 (Sithata Media) by Dr Stuart Doran The publishing of this book, centred on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s orchestration of the Gukurahundi massacres, is the end of a long process. At one level, it began in 2003 when I discovered […]

David Coltart’s offices raided

Sunday News 27th August 2017 BURGLARS broke into former Education, Sport, Arts and Culture Minister Senator David Coltart’s law firm offices in Belmont, Bulawayo last weekend and got away with an undisclosed amount of money, it has been confirmed. Bulawayo police spokesperson Inspector Precious Simango, however, said she was not in a position to comment […]

Trump is delighting dictators everywhere

Washington Post 21st August 2017 By Michael Gerson We are seeing the sad effects of President Trump’s renunciation of moral leadership on American politics and culture — the waning of civility, idealism and respect, and the waxing of contempt, prejudice and racial division. But how is a similar moral abdication — summarized as the doctrine […]

Zimbabwe’s untold history: Time luminaries told their stories

Newsday Candour with Nqaba Matshazi 17th August 2017 In 2007, when the country’s political temperatures were rising ahead of a Zanu PF congress and the 2008 elections, I asked now Zapu leader, Dumiso Dabengwa whether he had thought of writing a book, he promised that he was working on something. Dabengwa was clearly on his […]

Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard’s remarks at the book launch of “The Struggle Continues” August 2017

Centre for Independent Studies Sydney, Australia 10th August 2017 On the 10th August 2017 the Centre for Independent Studies hosted Senator David Coltart for the Sydney book launch of “The Struggle Continues”. Former Australian Prime Minister was the guest of honour. This is the link to the event and Mr Howard’s remarks recorded on uTube:

Senator David Coltart is speaking on lessons to be learnt from Zimbabwe’s economic collapse In Sydney on the 10th August 2017