Mujuru will be ‘significant ally’ for Tsvangirai

Bulawayo 24 News 20 March 2017 Former vice president Joice Mujuru will be a significant ally for Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai ahead of next year’s elections, an analyst says. Mujuru and Tsvangirai signed a pact in Harare on Wednesday to pave the way for a coalition of opposition parties to face President Robert


Newsweek By Connor Gaffey 20 March 2017 Zimbabwe’s former prime minister and its ex-vice-president have joined forces in a bid to oust President Robert Mugabe in the country’s 2018 election. Morgan Tsvangirai, a veteran opposition leader, and Joice Mujuru, who served as Mugabe’s deputy for 10 years, signed an agreement Wednesday that lays the groundwork

Mugabe introduces new syllabus amid economic crisis

IOL By Peta Thornycroft 20 April 2017 Harare – President Robert Mugabe says Zimbabwe will now concentrate on a new syllabus which he says will prepare school leavers for employment. Speaking to thousands who gathered in Harare to celebrate the country’s 37th anniversary of independence on Tuesday, Mugabe, 93, spoke mainly about improving education standards.

Goats-for-school-fees plan is ‘problematic’, says Zimbabwe’s opposition

Business Day By Ray Ndlovu 19 March 2017 A proposal by Zimbabwe’s education minister has set the country abuzz, over his suggestion for school fees to be settled in livestock, in particular goats. Strong doubts remain, however, about the feasibility of Lazarus Dokora’s proposal, with unions dismissing this as banter. However, Dokora who has a

Tsvangirai is the anointed demigod of opposition politics

Bulawayo 24 News By Stephen Jakes 20 March 2017 A political analyst Rejoice Ngwenya has said MDc-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai seem to be an anointed demigod of the opposition in which any one who attacks him would have touched a wrong baton. He said of late, he have listened with a great deal of bemusement,

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,