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

Details of Senator David Coltart’s book launch in Sydney on the 10th August 2017

Details of Senator David Coltart’s book launch in Canberra on the 9th August 2017

Details of Senator David Coltart’s book launch in Melbourne on the 8th August 2017

Details of Senator Coltart’s book launch in Perth on the 7th August 2017

‘THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES’ 50 Years of Tyranny in Zimbabwe’ by David Coltart. A contrarian view.

Africa Unauthorised By Hannes Wessels 22nd October 2016 David Coltart is a man who I have long held in high regard. Courageous and principled, he has been at the fore in the dangerous struggle for meaningful change in Zimbabwe and all of us who want better for Zimbabwe are indebted to him. However, reading […]

Why the allegations of sexual assault levelled against Donald Trump should concern us all

Senator David Coltart Blog 15th October 2016 In December 1983 the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace instructed me to record statements from hundreds of women victims of Gukurahundi at St Mary’s Catholic Cathedral in Bulawayo. I record the event at page 151 of my book “The Struggle Continues : 50 years of tyranny in […]

Coltart’s book: New thinking about Pan-Africanism!

Financial Gazette By Ken Mufuka 16th June 2016 DAVID Coltart is best known for his participation in the exposé of Gukurahundi atro-cities in 1991 in Matabeleland. Though the Roman Catholic, through its Peace and Justice Commission had compiled damning reports, starting in 1983 culminating in a summary of the atrocities in 1987, the hierarchy sat […]

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 […]

Bloated Cabinet weighs on Zim

Mail and Guardian By Herbert Moyo 18 September 2015 Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s latest Cabinet reshuffle, his fourth since December, has increased the size of his government to a staggering 66 ministers and their deputies. Analysts described the move as further proof of Mugabe’s preoccupation with costly patronage politics while Zimbabwe is groaning under a […]