The John Matisonn interview of Senator David Coltart

Cape Town Television Host: John Matisonn December 2016 Here are the uTube links to John Matisonn’s interview with me last year. The interview was shown on Cape Town Television in December but has been unavailable to Zimbabweans until now.

Road rage driver apologises to Coltart

The Chronicle 15th March 2017 Here is the link to The Chronicle which records this story.

Mugabe gives more land to ex-freedom fighters ahead of 2018 vote

News 24 By Njabulo Ncube 14th March 2017 Harare – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is promising to give more land to the country’s former freedom fighters, telling those who have not yet benefitted from his land programme to “indicate” which farms they prefer, ahead of next year’s elections. War collaborators, former political detainees and restrictees

Coltart almost run over in incident: Reckless driver opposes traffic

The Chronicle By Nqobile Tshili 11th March 2017 Former Education Minister David Coltart was almost run over by a reckless driver who was driving on the wrong side of the road in Bulawayo yesterday. Mr Coltart posted the road rage video on Facebook showing the driver of a white Mercedes Benz C Class registration number

Are Zimbabweans worth dying for?

Newsday 7th March 2017 By Moses Chamboko Many people have lost their lives fighting for democracy in Zimbabwe. These include Talent Mabika and Tichaona Chiminya, MDC activists who were callously murdered in the lead-up to the hotly-contested 2008 elections. David Coltart’s personal aide, Patrick Nabanyama disappeared on June 19, 2000 and was later found dead,

Zimbabwe’s first Chief Justice dies

Bulawayo News 24 By Ndou Paul 24 February 2017 Zimbabwe’s first Chief Justice John Fieldsend has died at the age of 95. Justice Fieldsend died on Wednesday after a long and courageous fight against lung cancer. Chief Justice Fieldsend was appointed for a fixed term and assumed office on 1 July 1980. Born in England,

Lion mauls woman’s hip, arm at Zimbabwe game park: report

News 24 News24 Correspondent 15 February 2017 Harare – A woman has been mauled by a lion through a fence at a game park in eastern Zimbabwe, a newspaper is reporting. The state-controlled Manica Post published a picture online of Ngoni Hera with blood on her right side from the lion attack. The park was

‘Bishop was victim of bizarre Zimbabwe beatings’

Weekend Argus By Peta Thornycroft 12 February 2017 Cape Town – Zimbabwe’s top human rights lawyer David Coltart released details of some of the boys’ suffering in a 24 page report to Independent Newspapers. More and more of Smyth’s victims have come forward to tell their stories about the beatings and humiliation and sexual confusion

Charamba Bid To Distance Mnangagwa From Gukurahundi

Radio VOP By Sij Ncube 31 January 2017 Harare, January 31, 2017 – PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson, George Charamba is working overtime in a desperate bid to assist Vice President Emmerson Mngangwa’s presidential succession bid in the faction-riddled party Zanu PF leader, analysts say. Mugabe’s party is sharply divided into two distinct camps, Lacoste –

Nathaniel Manheru attacks The Struggle Continues in the Herald

The Herald By Nathaniel Manheru 28 January 2017 Web administrator’s note: Nathaniel Manheru is thought to be George Charamba, President Mugabe’s spokesman and a vigorous supporter of VP Mnangagwa. He writes a weekly comment in The Herald from which this diatribe was extracted. Coltart who wrote Late last year, one David Coltart released a book