Government feared Coltart would alter history syllabus 7th June 2017 FORMER Primary and Secondary Education Minister, David Coltart, says the government prioritises presidential and cabinet foreign trips while routinely allocating meagre budgets to the education sector. Speaking at the Trust of Schools Zimbabwe Association meeting in Victoria Falls on Monday, Senator Coltart said for the past 25 years, the Zanu PF

“Restoring excellence to Zimbabwe’s education sector” – Opening address by Senator David Coltart at CHIZ 2017 AGM

CHIZ AGM 2017 Pathway to Progress: People, Passion and Purpose Victoria Falls – 5th June 2017 Opening address by Senator David Coltart Introduction I can’t tell you how delighted I am that I’ve been given an opportunity to speak to you today. It is almost 4 years since my office as Minister of Education ended.

Gukurahundi cover-up fears in Kezi

The Standard By Nqobani Ndlovu 4th June 2017 Suspected human bones believed to be of victims of the Gukurahundi massacres discovered in Kezi, Matabeleland South last week were “hurriedly” reburied without any forensic analysis, raising questions that government is “hiding something”. Kezi is one of the areas that bore the brunt of the mass killings

Mugabe spends a staggering 77 days out of Zim in 2017

The Standard By Xolisani Ncube 28th May 2017 President Robert Mugabe spent a staggering 77 days out of the country in the first five months of the year as his love for foreign travel continues to drain the cash-strapped government. Mugabe arrived in the country on Friday after spending a week at the Mexican resort

37 years into independence has no single serviceable Zimbabwean plane

Byo24 News By Stephen Jakes 24th May 2017 MDC senior official David Coltart who is also a former Education Minister has said Zimbabwe 37 years after its independence still has no single serviceable plane amid the ban of its dangerous plane from flying into European zones. He said although the ruining party (Zanu PF) controlled

“Let us not become weary in doing good” – The 2017 Petra Address by Senator David Coltart

The 2017 Petra Address Given on Founders Day 23rd May 2017 at Petra Primary School By Senator David Coltart “Let us not become weary in doing good for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up” Just over 31 years ago on 12 March 1986 at the annual

Top Zimbabwean Official wants to abolish dual citizenship

Eyewitness News 12th May 2017 Zimbabwe’s four-year-old Constitution allows people to hold more than one passport, but Registrar General Tobaiwa Mudede says he wants to change that. A top Zimbabwe official wants to ban dual citizenship and lawyers are outraged. Zimbabwe’s four-year-old Constitution allows people to hold more than one passport, but Registrar General Tobaiwa

Zimbabwe’s protest Pastor Mawarire set to rattle Mugabe… again

News 24 By Njabulo Ncube 5 May 2017 Harare – Zimbabwe clergy Evan Mawarire of #This Flag fame is bringing together social movements against President Robert Mugabe ahead of the 2018 polls amid increasing calls for opposition leaders to swiftly bring to finality a grand coalition. Elections are tentatively set for July 2018 but the

David Coltart brief comments regarding ZEC’s constitutional responsibilities

VOA 4 May 2017 This is the link to the uTube post in which I speak about the importance of the Constitution in the run up to the 2018 elections.

Mnangagwa’s un-statesman-like language cause for concern

Newsday 4 May 2017 Candour: an opinion piece by NQABA MATSHAZI Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa is widely regarded as the person to succeed President Robert Mugabe in Zanu PF and maybe the country as well. He is seen as a reformer, a person who has an ear to business and who knows what needs to be