David Coltart

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David Coltart admitted : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections,” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 21, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections,” “The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility” External link

zimeye Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:21:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections,” “The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility” External link

zimeye Monday, October 14, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 14, 2019 7:42:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections,” “The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility” External link

zimeye Friday, October 4, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 4, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 3, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "This is a regime which is increasingly paranoid and unhinged. It has dug itself into a deep hole. In seeking to exculpate itself from the crimes against humanity it is alleged to have committed in recent months, which systematic disappearances by the State are, it has spun a propaganda yarn which is increasingly untenable and deeply embarrassing to Mr Mnangagwa who will have to face the international media in New York if this goes horribly awry with South African doctors levelling serious allegations against his government," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 26, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 26, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The international community must flex its muscles … Having gone to court, Magombeyi has exhausted his domestic remedies against a regime which has scant regard for the rule of law and constitutionalism," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

David Coltart added ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "It appears his life may depend on a robust demand being made by the international community. (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa himself must be left in no doubt about the severe consequences of this barbaric conduct demonstrated by his government today. In short, the international community must speak out to compel the Mnangagwa regime to allow Magombeyi to seek urgently medical treatment in South Africa," "It appears that the regime, confronted by a decision between the devil and the deep blue sea, has now decided that it must prevent Magombeyi from travelling to get this further medical diagnosis and treatment" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “The international community must flex its muscles … Having gone to court, Magombeyi has exhausted his domestic remedies against a regime which has scant regard for the rule of law and constitutionalism,” External link

newsday Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

David Coltart added ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “It appears his life may depend on a robust demand being made by the international community. (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa himself must be left in no doubt about the severe consequences of this barbaric conduct demonstrated by his government today. In short, the international community must speak out to compel the Mnangagwa regime to allow Magombeyi to seek urgently medical treatment in South Africa,” “It appears that the regime, confronted by a decision between the devil and the deep blue sea, has now decided that it must prevent Magombeyi from travelling to get this further medical diagnosis and treatment” External link

newsday Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 25, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "So many people are still missing, lying in mass graves across Matabeleland. Nothing will bring them back, but answers could help start the healing. Britain and the United States owe them that," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 24, 2019 7:57:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "Congratulations to his fellow doctors, legal team, the general public and the international community for the massive pressure placed on the regime to release him said," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 24, 2019 3:16:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “So many people are still missing, lying in mass graves across Matabeleland. Nothing will bring them back, but answers could help start the healing. Britain and the United States owe them that,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 24, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “So many people are still missing, lying in mass graves across Matabeleland. Nothing will bring them back, but answers could help start the healing. Britain and the United States owe them that,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, September 24, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 20, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “Yes, we have received the interim amount of $3,4 million. We are expecting more – about $1,9 million,” External link

newsday Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “The money is now worth a fraction of what it did when it should have been paid. There is no doubt the delay was designed to frustrate us,” External link

newsday Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

David Coltart told : “Yes, we have received the interim amount of $3.4 million. We are expecting more – about $1.9 million,” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "Yes, we have received the interim amount of $3,4 million. We are expecting more – about $1,9 million," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The money is now worth a fraction of what it did when it should have been paid. There is no doubt the delay was designed to frustrate us," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

GulfDailyNews Sunday, September 8, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Mugabe Zimbabwe ) : "There is no doubt he was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage. He is the person who brought the end of white minority rule. He also extended the education system in Zimbabwe," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "History will tell on balance whether his legacy is more positive than negative," "There is no doubt he was revered within Zimbabwe and revered throughout Africa. Indeed one could argue that he was more popular in the rest of Africa than he was in Zimbabwe himself. There is no doubt he mellowed in the final few years of his life, he mellowed in the inclusive government and reached out to the MDC and the country settled to a certain extent and the country grew" External link

globalissues Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “History will tell on balance whether his legacy is more positive than negative,” “There is no doubt he was revered within Zimbabwe and revered throughout Africa. Indeed one could argue that he was more popular in the rest of Africa than he was in Zimbabwe himself. There is no doubt he mellowed in the final few years of his life, he mellowed in the inclusive government and reached out to the [opposition] MDC [Movement for Democratic Change] and the country settled to a certain extent and the country grew” External link

nan Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

David Coltart commented : “Regrettably the negative aspects of Mugabe’s legacy violence, disrespect for the rule of law, corruption and abuse of power live on in the new Mnangagwa regime” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, September 7, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule and expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

newshub Saturday, September 7, 2019 4:26:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans,” External link

insiderzim Friday, September 6, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

bordermail Friday, September 6, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

9news Friday, September 6, 2019 9:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

9news Friday, September 6, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

reuters-en Friday, September 6, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

wsau Friday, September 6, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections,” “The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility” External link

zimeye Friday, August 23, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu-PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 23, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "Our judiciary is almost totally compromised," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The one central tenet of the Christian faith is that we are all fallen people," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 19, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 19, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "All that the junta have done is put a lid on a boiling pot, but that won't stop the pressure. The anger of people caused by brazen corruption, abuse of power and incompetent governance by the ruling elite will continue to escalate" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 19, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "I think both leaders have to park that issue (whether last year's elections were free, fair and credible and therefore Mnangagwa and his Zanu-PF party are legitimate). In other words, Emmerson Mnangagwa mustn't be insisting that he be recognised," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, August 19, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu-PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, August 19, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "I think both leaders have to park that issue (whether last year's elections were free, fair and credible and therefore Mnangagwa and his Zanu-PF party are legitimate). In other words, Emmerson Mnangagwa mustn't be insisting that he be recognised," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 19, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu-PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 19, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “The prosecution was spurious, the judgment deeply flawed and the sentence utterly ridiculous. Even if one accepts the deeply flawed State case as fact (which is strenuously denied by Chief Ndiweni) the damage alleged to property is only RTGS $300, namely US$ 30, for which Chief Ndiweni has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment. There was no evidence that Chief Ndiweni himself damaged the property but somehow he has been found vicariously guilty. This is a profoundly shocking development and the hand of Zanu PF is clearly obvious,” “Zanu PF have been deeply angered by Chief Ndiweni’s staunchly independent attitude and principled criticism of all that is so wrong about Zimbabwe today. This politically motivated trial is clearly designed to silence a very troubling voice” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:16:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The prosecution was spurious, the judgment deeply flawed and the sentence utterly ridiculous. Even if one accepts the deeply flawed State case as fact (which is strenuously denied by Chief Ndiweni) the damage alleged to property is only RTGS $300, namely US$ 30, for which Chief Ndiweni has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment. There was no evidence that Chief Ndiweni himself damaged the property but somehow he has been found vicariously guilty. This is a profoundly shocking development and the hand of Zanu PF is clearly obvious," "Zanu PF have been deeply angered by Chief Ndiweni's staunchly independent attitude and principled criticism of all that is so wrong about Zimbabwe today. This politically motivated trial is clearly designed to silence a very troubling voice" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 18, 2019 2:25:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “I think both leaders have to park that issue. In other words Emmerson Mnangagwa mustn’t be insisting that he be recognised. Nelson Chamisa must say ok, I dispute that,but I am gonna park this issue for National interest so that we can get to the substantive issue. Because if both stand on their respective positions, its gonna be difficult for dialogue to pursue,” External link

zimeye Sunday, August 18, 2019 10:59:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu-PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, August 11, 2019 7:27:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu-PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 11, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “My take on Lupane East, enough victims of Gukurahundi were intimidated to vote for the architects and executors of Gukurahundi to deliver ‘victory’ for the party which has destroyed their lives. Quite frankly I am amazed at the number of brave people who voted for the MDC in a drought year knowing that that could condemn them and their children to starvation,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, August 4, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “My take on Lupane East, enough victims of Gukurahundi were intimidated to vote for the architects and executors of Gukurahundi to deliver ‘victory’ for the party which has destroyed their lives. Quite frankly I am amazed at the number of brave people who voted for the MDC in a drought year knowing that that could condemn them and their children to starvation,” External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 4, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The government is paranoid, they speak about being a second republic and new dispensation but in reality, nothing has changed," "It is scared of its own shadow and so it uses the law as a weapon not as a tool for justice" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "In Zimbabwe, the rule of law is no respected, it is applied to a certain class of people whilst others are exempted," "There are some individuals who get arrested for taking a wheelbarrow and yet people who have corruptly taken tens of millions of taxpayers' money are not persecuted and that demonstrates that the rule of law does not prevail in Zimbabwe" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "In January, thousands of people were arrested including activists who were nowhere near any criminal activities. This shows that the rule of law is being used by the state to crush activists," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The government is paranoid, they speak about being a second republic and new dispensation but in reality, nothing has changed," "It is scared of its own shadow and so it uses the law as a weapon not as a tool for justice" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "In Zimbabwe, the rule of law is no respected, it is applied to a certain class of people whilst others are exempted," "There are some individuals who get arrested for taking a wheelbarrow and yet people who have corruptly taken tens of millions of taxpayers' money are not persecuted and that demonstrates that the rule of law does not prevail in Zimbabwe" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "In January, thousands of people were arrested including activists who were nowhere near any criminal activities. This shows that the rule of law is being used by the state to crush activists," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 28, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 25, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "Please note what is being threatened against trade union leaders in Zimbabwe. We expect union leaders, past and present, the world over to condemn this," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 17, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, July 12, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 12, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : “Legitimacy is an issue – last year’s elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that,” External link

zimeye Friday, July 12, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "Zanu-PF's outburst regarding one word used by Honourable Sikhala is nauseating and ironic given its role in the violent and illegal overthrow of Robert Mugabe in 2017. Be that as it may, the MDC, unlike Zanu-PF, is a party committed to non-violence, the rule of law and constitutionalism," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 10, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

David Coltart saying : “Just google Overthrow definition u will be shocked worst from a qualified lawyer” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, July 10, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

David Coltart commented : “Legitimacy is an issue – last year’s elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 9, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

David Coltart commented : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, July 9, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

David Coltart commented : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu-PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, July 8, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The government has compounded an already chaotic economic situation. Ironically, the re-dollarisation process had brought some stability but that has all been thrown out the window" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, July 8, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu-PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 8, 2019 11:32:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "The government has compounded an already chaotic economic situation. Ironically, the re-dollarisation process had brought some stability but that has all been thrown out the window" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 8, 2019 11:32:00 AM EAT

David Coltart wrote : “The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility,” External link

zimeye Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : “Legitimacy is an issue – last year’s elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that,” External link

zimeye Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “The government has compounded an already chaotic economic situation. Ironically, the re-dollarisation process had brought some stability but that has all been thrown out the window” External link

zimeye Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "The government has compounded an already chaotic economic situation. Ironically, the re-dollarisation process had brought some stability but that has all been thrown out the window" External link

skynews Saturday, July 6, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “The government has compounded an already chaotic economic situation. Ironically, the re-dollarisation process had brought some stability but that has all been thrown out the window” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, July 5, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The government has compounded an already chaotic economic situation. Ironically, the re-dollarisation process had brought some stability but that has all been thrown out the window" External link

skynews Friday, July 5, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “None of the key institutions necessary for democracy to take root have been changed materially,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, July 5, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : “Legitimacy is an issue – last year’s elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:04:00 AM EAT

David Coltart wrote : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections,” External link

zimeye Monday, July 1, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : “Legitimacy is an issue – last year’s elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that,” External link

zimeye Monday, July 1, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 1, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 1, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 28, 2019 9:33:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, June 28, 2019 2:03:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 28, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 27, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

David Coltart proposed : "It is also no use relying on the Constitutional Court judgment because any lawyer worth his or her salt will explain how fundamentally flawed both the procedure and judgment were. So, in a dialogue it is unhelpful trying to argue that a discredited process must just be accepted," "I would just add, we need a dialogue arbitrated by a neutral democratic peer. We cannot have one person, who even on his own figures, in a fraudulent unconstitutional election, won by a tiny margin, dictate the terms, pace, venue and structure of the dialogue" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 27, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “This is profoundly shocking when simple radiation equipment at Mpilo Hospital isn’t working for want of a few thousand US$. This regime has got its funding priorities seriously wrong. If it just governed properly, it wouldn’t need expensive lobbyists,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "This is profoundly shocking when simple radiation equipment at Mpilo Hospital isn't working for want of a few thousand US$. This regime has got its funding priorities seriously wrong. If it just governed properly, it wouldn't need expensive lobbyists," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections,” “The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility” External link

zimeye Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:17:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 7, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

David Coltart says : “The Gukurahundi issue is still unresolved 36 years after it occurred,” External link

zimeye Thursday, June 6, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

David Coltart says ( about Perence Shiri ) : “The First Brigade was then headed by Dominic Chinenge and the Fifth Brigade was headed by Perence Shiri,” “The CIO provided lists of ZAPU private operatives to the Fifth Brigade who deployed troops to villagers, whilst the First Brigade provided with logistical support” External link

zimeye Thursday, June 6, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

David Coltart says : "The Gukurahundi issue is still unresolved 36 years after it occurred," External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

David Coltart says ( about Perence Shiri ) : "The First Brigade was then headed by Dominic Chinenge and the Fifth Brigade was headed by Perence Shiri," "The CIO provided lists of ZAPU private operatives to the Fifth Brigade who deployed troops to villagers, whilst the First Brigade provided with logistical support" External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

David Coltart added : “One final point – the Chronicle continues to be in brazen and willful breach of Section 61(4) of the Constitution, which requires all State media publications to be impartial. The editor and journalist who wrote this headline -should be ashamed of such lies,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "I spoke to Nelson Chamisa in the morning and he sends his heartfelt condolences to the Dabengwa family on his own behalf and on behalf of MDC," "He said he will be here in Bulawayo on Friday to attend the memorial service and the burial on Saturday" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “We need to lower our expectations both nationally and as a party,” External link

insiderzim Tuesday, May 28, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, May 19, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 19, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “We need to acknowledge the bad. We have been divided in the past and that has been a gift to Zanu PF. We have also not run our party as we should,” “The party has been underfunded in many ways and inefficiently run and we cannot claim to be people who can run Zimbabwe well if we cannot run our own party efficiently. So, this is not just about running our party efficiently, it’s about the message we convey to the electorate” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “We need to acknowledge the bad. We have been divided in the past and that has been a gift to Zanu PF. We have also not run our party as we should,” “The party has been underfunded in many ways and inefficiently run and we cannot claim to be people who can run Zimbabwe well if we cannot run our own party efficiently. So, this is not just about running our party efficiently, it’s about the message we convey to the electorate” External link

newsday Saturday, May 18, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "We need to acknowledge the bad. We have been divided in the past and that has been a gift to Zanu-PF. We have also not run our party as we should," "The party has been underfunded in many ways and inefficiently run and we cannot claim to be people who can run Zimbabwe well if we cannot run our own party efficiently. So, this is not just about running our party efficiently, it's about the message we convey to the electorate" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 18, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

David Coltart précisé : “Nous espérons obtenir un accord amiable” External link

AfricaNews-French Wednesday, May 15, 2019 10:33:00 PM EAT

David Coltart précisé : "Nous espérons obtenir un accord amiable" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, May 14, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 10, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the (2013)," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 3, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “As I recall it was Patrick Chinamasa who steered POSA through parliament with great support from the then speaker of parliament Emmerson Mnangagwa” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 23, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Carole Davies ) : “This is a tourist facility, located near Bulawayo’s airport, not a farm – it is only 15 hectares and was a lodge until it was trashed by the same person trying to take it over again. Buz and Carol Davies have been renovating the lodge over the last few years with a view to opening it again, but now out of sheer greed a Zanu-PF-connected person wants it,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, April 17, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

David Coltart asked ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Minister of Finance Mthuli Ncube is presently in Washington trying to persuade the IMF and World Bank that the regime he represents has turned over a new leaf and deserves support. How can a government claim to be open for business when it is allowing businesses like this, which have the potential to earn foreign currency and boost our tourism industry, to be stolen in broad daylight?” External link

zimeye Wednesday, April 17, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "For example, one can persist with the fiction that the deceased (whose remains are going to be exhumed) were killed by dissidents or that they were collaborating with dissidents," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

David Coltart added : "This top-down approach where government simply dictates what it is going to do and allow, indicates a desire to control the process," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 8, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "As flawed as our electoral system is this loss cannot be blamed on rigging. Until everyone in the MDC rekindles the original vision of the party established on 11/9/99 we will allow ZANU-PF to rule in places where they are actually detested by the majority," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, April 1, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "ZANU-PF will continue winning as long the opposition party remained at sixes-and-sevens when it comes to ideology!" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, April 1, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "As flawed as our electoral system is this loss cannot be blamed on rigging. Until everyone in the MDC rekindles the original vision of the party established on 11/9/99 we will allow ZANU-PF to rule in places where they are actually detested by the majority," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 1, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "ZANU-PF will continue winning as long the opposition party remained at sixes-and-sevens when it comes to ideology!" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 1, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "There are some serious lessons the #MDC Alliance needs to learn from this. ZANU-PF will always mobilize their core support and rigidly impose one candidate. Once again we are back to minority rule in this ward in which the majority detest ZANUPF," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 1, 2019 9:47:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 19, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "It is critically important that we approach that contest in a mature fashion. We should stop this behaviour whereby each time someone puts his or her head up above the pulpit to challenge a position, he or she is accused of being a Zanu-PF agent. I don't believe the allegations against Douglas and I hope the rhetoric will end," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "I think that is the big challenge for the MDC, going forward in the next four years, we have won every single urban centre, we now have a challenge to demonstrate that we can deliver," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

David Coltart warned : “In all of our euphoria we must never become so intoxicated as to forget that it was the same generals who allowed Mugabe to come to power in 2008 and 2013” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, March 9, 2019 1:27:00 AM EAT

David Coltart warned : "In all of our euphoria we must never become so intoxicated as to forget that it was the same generals who allowed Mugabe to come to power in 2008 and 2013" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 8, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “The military was a very powerful component of Zanu-PF,” External link

businessday Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “What afflicts Zimbabwe is the culture of impunity,” External link

businessday Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Mnangagwa disputes the fact that several women have been raped and says they should report the crimes to the police," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 12, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections,” External link

zimeye Thursday, February 7, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "The fundamental difference between what happened this year and what happened in 1983 is that the crackdown was confined to Bulawayo and its surrounding areas whereas now it's a countrywide operation," "The other difference is that the government then had more authority to do what it did in that they created a state of emergency which allowed certain fundamental rights to be suspended by the government by deploying the troops but now there is no state of emergency … there is no justification of the deployment particularly now that the unrest has come to an end," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 28, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "If anyone ever made me proud to be Zimbabwean it was you. Thank you for making us happy for so long, especially during the darkest days" External link

modernghana Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "There is a mounting body of evidence which suggests that a third force was involved in the rampant looting which has taken place across Zimbabwe," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 21, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "Not even Robert Mugabe ever turned off the internet during his rule," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 21, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "regime is fearful that the truth of what has actually happened in Zimbabwe since January 14 will be revealed," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 21, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, December 28, 2018 4:14:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 28, 2018 12:03:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections,” “The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility” External link

zimeye Friday, December 28, 2018 11:08:00 AM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, December 24, 2018 1:47:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 14, 2018 11:25:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "Chamisa has really caused a stir in Zimbabwe," "Imagine wanting to amend a whole constitution just to prevent one individual from becoming president. If the USA has something similar, they could have missed out both Kennedy and Barack Obama" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 5, 2018 11:22:00 PM EAT

David Coltart saying : "The way the former minister was handled is not to be admired. " External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 27, 2017 11:47:00 AM EAT

David Coltart told : “Perseverance along with gentleness are the best characteristics of the Zimbabwean people,” External link

heraldscotland Sunday, November 26, 2017 9:13:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "His model has been the Chinese," External link

reuters-en Saturday, November 25, 2017 12:02:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "His model has been the Chinese," External link

reuters-en Friday, November 24, 2017 4:48:00 PM EAT

David Coltart says : "This is utterly reprehensible & those responsible must be brought to book" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 24, 2017 12:03:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “I think it is partly a Zimbabwe thing and a lot to do with the personality of Robert Mugabe. He is known as a liberation hero and revered in most African states despite the huge damage he has done to his country, and the military here understood that to hurt him would incur the wrath of much of Africa,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:36:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 20, 2017 12:25:00 PM EAT

David Coltart tells : "Zimbabwe simply cannot afford to have a de jure or de facto coup!" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 19, 2017 3:52:00 AM EAT

David Coltart argued ( about President Mugabe ) : "For all the ambiguity in General Chiwenga's statement it challenges President Mugabe either to turn his back on his wife and other members of the G40 faction or to face the wrath of the military," "In reality however it provides Mugabe with little choice - because the thought of Mugabe turning his back on his wife at his age, and in his state of dependence, is unthinkable" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 19, 2017 3:52:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "I never thought I would see the day as we marched past central police station without being arrested! Amazing scenes" External link

breakingnews-ie Saturday, November 18, 2017 8:17:00 PM EAT

David Coltart argued : "It is important, therefore, that the opposition speak with one unequivocal voice that the military needs to stay out of politics and be confined to barracks. However, that will not deal with the crisis our nation faces, made worse now by this statement of discontent by the military. What then is the constitutional way out of this mess?" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 15, 2017 2:39:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 13, 2017 10:52:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "The nub of Mnangagwa's statement was 'we will very soon control the levers of power in our party and country'…This must send a few shivers down G40 backs" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 10, 2017 1:22:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:46:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:11:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 23, 2017 11:03:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 19, 2017 11:03:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 2, 2017 9:31:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "This statement reveals just how delusional the ruining party has become - they don't appear to notice the economic chaos all around them" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, September 25, 2017 2:19:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "This statement reveals just how delusional the ruining party has become - they don't appear to notice the economic chaos all around them" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 25, 2017 12:11:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, September 24, 2017 12:13:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (July 2013) elections," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, September 16, 2017 6:08:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (July 2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 16, 2017 1:49:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 8, 2017 7:28:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained ( about The Ambassador ) : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, September 4, 2017 4:26:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained ( about The Ambassador ) : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, September 3, 2017 9:10:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, September 2, 2017 7:36:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 2, 2017 12:37:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 31, 2017 7:48:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 28, 2017 6:48:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 27, 2017 11:49:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 23, 2017 8:30:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, August 23, 2017 1:40:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 23, 2017 1:03:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:57:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 17, 2017 11:22:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, August 13, 2017 10:03:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 13, 2017 9:27:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, August 12, 2017 10:08:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 12, 2017 9:10:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "If we did not 'send out a clear and unequivocal message that violence (would) not be tolerated', we would 'reduce the standing of the MDC to that of Zanu PF'," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 10, 2017 12:10:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 4, 2017 11:05:00 AM EAT

David Coltart answered : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, August 2, 2017 5:50:00 AM EAT

David Coltart answered : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 1, 2017 10:19:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, July 30, 2017 4:08:00 AM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 29, 2017 10:21:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 28, 2017 6:23:00 PM EAT

David Coltart stated : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 9, 2017 8:25:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 7, 2017 12:06:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, March 4, 2017 5:14:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, March 4, 2017 12:09:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 3, 2017 12:08:00 PM EAT

David Coltart acknowledged : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 2, 2017 1:11:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “If this is in fact the case, then that is in itself an appalling abuse of these children’s fundamental rights,” External link

newzimbabwe Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:56:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 5:21:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 2:40:00 AM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, February 20, 2017 12:37:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 19, 2017 8:42:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 8, 2017 2:18:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, February 1, 2017 2:26:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 1, 2017 1:55:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "We all know he has presidential aspirations, he should just come out and say so," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, January 30, 2017 9:39:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "We all know he has presidential aspirations, he should just come out and say so," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 30, 2017 8:24:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 30, 2017 12:32:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, January 30, 2017 12:22:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, January 24, 2017 6:27:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, January 22, 2017 11:43:00 AM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 22, 2017 11:08:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, January 16, 2017 4:01:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 16, 2017 3:04:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Barack Obama ) : "I know by posting this I will be deluged by anti Obama comments. I just ask my friends to consider whether what is written here is truth or not - whether one likes the Obama Presidency's policies or not it is hard to dispute what is written," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, January 12, 2017 2:41:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Barack Obama ) : "I know by posting this I will be deluged by anti Obama comments. I just ask my friends to consider whether what is written here is truth or not - whether one likes the Obama Presidency's policies or not it is hard to dispute what is written," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 12, 2017 2:04:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "For all his historical problems he understands the running of the economy better than Mugabe, better than most Zanu politicians," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:27:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "For all his historical problems he understands the running of the economy better than Mugabe, better than most Zanu politicians," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, January 4, 2017 9:57:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “I am profoundly shocked by this government’s intention. The separation of power between the executive and judiciary goes to the very heart of any constitutional democracy,” External link

newzimbabwe Monday, December 12, 2016 6:53:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “Our last constitution was seriously flawed in this regard because it gave the President far too much power in the selection of judges and the Chief Justice in particular. Now that Zanu PF appears intent on reversing the gains of the 2013 constitution, it is incumbent on Zimbabweans to use all peaceful and legal means to resist this measure,” External link

newzimbabwe Monday, December 12, 2016 6:53:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "As a result, the country is headless, we don't have any clear way forward, no clear leadership," External link

ibtimes-uk Thursday, November 10, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

David Coltart described : "a need to align our subsidiary laws to that Constitution" External link

ibtimes-uk Thursday, November 10, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "We need to start respecting it in letter and deed. The government, the regime of Robert Mugabe is pushing back against the Constitution, trying to amend it, trying to ignore it," External link

ibtimes-uk Thursday, November 10, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "Unfortunately, with the reversal of the finance minister's proposals for cost cutting by Cabinet last week, the crunch is just going to escalate even further. In his speech he said that around 97% of monthly revenues are going to salaries, so where they think they are going to get money (...) is quite beyond me," External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, September 21, 2016 8:38:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "In the past we have always underestimated the determination of the military in particular to hold on to power. The division between the military hierarchy and Zanu-PF hierarchy has always been very difficult to differentiate," "There has been so much fusion between the two. Even if Mugabe retires or dies, I still think that you're going to have this streak of former war veterans - and now we also see this in people within the military - they will do anything in their power to hang on" External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, September 14, 2016 11:51:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "The fresh banning order has been issued to circumvent the High Court and to prevent this demonstration from taking place, " External link

ibtimes-uk Tuesday, September 13, 2016 6:16:00 PM EAT

David Coltart told : “If anything he will be encouraged to hold on to power even more now that his family itself feels threatened by the groundswell of political opposition to him exhibited by civic society, the churches, war veterans and even powerful figures within his own party,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:35:00 PM EAT

David Coltart added : “Sadly, this is almost certainly the next step it will take because there is no sign that they are prepared to deal with the legitimate demands made by people to tackle corruption and do away with its anti-poor policies,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:35:00 PM EAT

David Coltart added : “Sadly, I don’t think that Zanu PF is anywhere near ready for such a dialogue,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:35:00 PM EAT

David Coltart told : “If anything he will be encouraged to hold on to power even more now that his family itself feels threatened by the groundswell of political opposition to him exhibited by civic society, the churches, war veterans and even powerful figures within his own party,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:22:00 PM EAT

David Coltart added : “Sadly, this is almost certainly the next step it will take because there is no sign that they are prepared to deal with the legitimate demands made by people to tackle corruption and do away with its anti-poor policies,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:22:00 PM EAT

David Coltart added : “Sadly, I don’t think that Zanu PF is anywhere near ready for such a dialogue,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:22:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : ''Section 58 of the Zimbabwe constitution says every person has the right to demonstrate, but the right must be exercised peacefully,'' External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, July 13, 2016 9:31:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "I have always believed that public figures do, by virtue of the position they have sought in society, lose some of their privacy when it comes to their finances, relationships and health. That is not to say they lose all their rights but there is a need to keep the public informed on aspects which concern them, such as the physical ability of a politician to continue to hold office," "In Zimbabwe that has been a particularly acute problem with all the speculation which flies around Robert Mugabe's health. Much of that speculation could have been tempered through regular, accurate , short, health reports" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, June 6, 2016 11:59:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "I have always believed that public figures do, by virtue of the position they have sought in society, lose some of their privacy when it comes to their finances, relationships and health. That is not to say they lose all their rights but there is a need to keep the public informed on aspects which concern them, such as the physical ability of a politician to continue to hold office," "In Zimbabwe that has been a particularly acute problem with all the speculation which flies around Robert Mugabe's health. Much of that speculation could have been tempered through regular, accurate , short, health reports" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 6, 2016 10:53:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "It poses serious problems. How would you deal with the military in the event that they are in breach of contract? They should stick to their core business as is the case with the military in most democracies," External link

allafrica Friday, May 20, 2016 4:36:00 PM EAT



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education minister20.86%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
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senator13.19%EN11/26/201726/11/2017
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David ColtartFR27.30%


 
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David Coltart admitted : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections,” External link

zimeye Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 21, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections,” “The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility” External link

zimeye Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:21:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections,” “The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility” External link

zimeye Monday, October 14, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 14, 2019 7:42:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections,” “The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility” External link

zimeye Friday, October 4, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 4, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 3, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "This is a regime which is increasingly paranoid and unhinged. It has dug itself into a deep hole. In seeking to exculpate itself from the crimes against humanity it is alleged to have committed in recent months, which systematic disappearances by the State are, it has spun a propaganda yarn which is increasingly untenable and deeply embarrassing to Mr Mnangagwa who will have to face the international media in New York if this goes horribly awry with South African doctors levelling serious allegations against his government," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 26, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 26, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The international community must flex its muscles … Having gone to court, Magombeyi has exhausted his domestic remedies against a regime which has scant regard for the rule of law and constitutionalism," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

David Coltart added ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "It appears his life may depend on a robust demand being made by the international community. (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa himself must be left in no doubt about the severe consequences of this barbaric conduct demonstrated by his government today. In short, the international community must speak out to compel the Mnangagwa regime to allow Magombeyi to seek urgently medical treatment in South Africa," "It appears that the regime, confronted by a decision between the devil and the deep blue sea, has now decided that it must prevent Magombeyi from travelling to get this further medical diagnosis and treatment" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “The international community must flex its muscles … Having gone to court, Magombeyi has exhausted his domestic remedies against a regime which has scant regard for the rule of law and constitutionalism,” External link

newsday Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

David Coltart added ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “It appears his life may depend on a robust demand being made by the international community. (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa himself must be left in no doubt about the severe consequences of this barbaric conduct demonstrated by his government today. In short, the international community must speak out to compel the Mnangagwa regime to allow Magombeyi to seek urgently medical treatment in South Africa,” “It appears that the regime, confronted by a decision between the devil and the deep blue sea, has now decided that it must prevent Magombeyi from travelling to get this further medical diagnosis and treatment” External link

newsday Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 25, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "So many people are still missing, lying in mass graves across Matabeleland. Nothing will bring them back, but answers could help start the healing. Britain and the United States owe them that," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 24, 2019 7:57:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "Congratulations to his fellow doctors, legal team, the general public and the international community for the massive pressure placed on the regime to release him said," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 24, 2019 3:16:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “So many people are still missing, lying in mass graves across Matabeleland. Nothing will bring them back, but answers could help start the healing. Britain and the United States owe them that,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 24, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “So many people are still missing, lying in mass graves across Matabeleland. Nothing will bring them back, but answers could help start the healing. Britain and the United States owe them that,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, September 24, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 20, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “Yes, we have received the interim amount of $3,4 million. We are expecting more – about $1,9 million,” External link

newsday Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “The money is now worth a fraction of what it did when it should have been paid. There is no doubt the delay was designed to frustrate us,” External link

newsday Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

David Coltart told : “Yes, we have received the interim amount of $3.4 million. We are expecting more – about $1.9 million,” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "Yes, we have received the interim amount of $3,4 million. We are expecting more – about $1,9 million," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The money is now worth a fraction of what it did when it should have been paid. There is no doubt the delay was designed to frustrate us," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

GulfDailyNews Sunday, September 8, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Mugabe Zimbabwe ) : "There is no doubt he was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage. He is the person who brought the end of white minority rule. He also extended the education system in Zimbabwe," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "History will tell on balance whether his legacy is more positive than negative," "There is no doubt he was revered within Zimbabwe and revered throughout Africa. Indeed one could argue that he was more popular in the rest of Africa than he was in Zimbabwe himself. There is no doubt he mellowed in the final few years of his life, he mellowed in the inclusive government and reached out to the MDC and the country settled to a certain extent and the country grew" External link

globalissues Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “History will tell on balance whether his legacy is more positive than negative,” “There is no doubt he was revered within Zimbabwe and revered throughout Africa. Indeed one could argue that he was more popular in the rest of Africa than he was in Zimbabwe himself. There is no doubt he mellowed in the final few years of his life, he mellowed in the inclusive government and reached out to the [opposition] MDC [Movement for Democratic Change] and the country settled to a certain extent and the country grew” External link

nan Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

David Coltart commented : “Regrettably the negative aspects of Mugabe’s legacy violence, disrespect for the rule of law, corruption and abuse of power live on in the new Mnangagwa regime” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, September 7, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule and expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

newshub Saturday, September 7, 2019 4:26:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans,” External link

insiderzim Friday, September 6, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule &amp; expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

bordermail Friday, September 6, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

9news Friday, September 6, 2019 9:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

9news Friday, September 6, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

reuters-en Friday, September 6, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "He was a colossus on the Zimbabwean stage and his enduring positive legacy will be his role in ending white minority rule & expanding a quality education to all Zimbabweans," External link

wsau Friday, September 6, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections,” “The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility” External link

zimeye Friday, August 23, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu-PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 23, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "Our judiciary is almost totally compromised," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The one central tenet of the Christian faith is that we are all fallen people," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 19, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 19, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "All that the junta have done is put a lid on a boiling pot, but that won't stop the pressure. The anger of people caused by brazen corruption, abuse of power and incompetent governance by the ruling elite will continue to escalate" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 19, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "I think both leaders have to park that issue (whether last year's elections were free, fair and credible and therefore Mnangagwa and his Zanu-PF party are legitimate). In other words, Emmerson Mnangagwa mustn't be insisting that he be recognised," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, August 19, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu-PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, August 19, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "I think both leaders have to park that issue (whether last year's elections were free, fair and credible and therefore Mnangagwa and his Zanu-PF party are legitimate). In other words, Emmerson Mnangagwa mustn't be insisting that he be recognised," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 19, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu-PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 19, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “The prosecution was spurious, the judgment deeply flawed and the sentence utterly ridiculous. Even if one accepts the deeply flawed State case as fact (which is strenuously denied by Chief Ndiweni) the damage alleged to property is only RTGS $300, namely US$ 30, for which Chief Ndiweni has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment. There was no evidence that Chief Ndiweni himself damaged the property but somehow he has been found vicariously guilty. This is a profoundly shocking development and the hand of Zanu PF is clearly obvious,” “Zanu PF have been deeply angered by Chief Ndiweni’s staunchly independent attitude and principled criticism of all that is so wrong about Zimbabwe today. This politically motivated trial is clearly designed to silence a very troubling voice” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:16:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The prosecution was spurious, the judgment deeply flawed and the sentence utterly ridiculous. Even if one accepts the deeply flawed State case as fact (which is strenuously denied by Chief Ndiweni) the damage alleged to property is only RTGS $300, namely US$ 30, for which Chief Ndiweni has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment. There was no evidence that Chief Ndiweni himself damaged the property but somehow he has been found vicariously guilty. This is a profoundly shocking development and the hand of Zanu PF is clearly obvious," "Zanu PF have been deeply angered by Chief Ndiweni's staunchly independent attitude and principled criticism of all that is so wrong about Zimbabwe today. This politically motivated trial is clearly designed to silence a very troubling voice" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 18, 2019 2:25:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “I think both leaders have to park that issue. In other words Emmerson Mnangagwa mustn’t be insisting that he be recognised. Nelson Chamisa must say ok, I dispute that,but I am gonna park this issue for National interest so that we can get to the substantive issue. Because if both stand on their respective positions, its gonna be difficult for dialogue to pursue,” External link

zimeye Sunday, August 18, 2019 10:59:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu-PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, August 11, 2019 7:27:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu-PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 11, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “My take on Lupane East, enough victims of Gukurahundi were intimidated to vote for the architects and executors of Gukurahundi to deliver ‘victory’ for the party which has destroyed their lives. Quite frankly I am amazed at the number of brave people who voted for the MDC in a drought year knowing that that could condemn them and their children to starvation,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, August 4, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “My take on Lupane East, enough victims of Gukurahundi were intimidated to vote for the architects and executors of Gukurahundi to deliver ‘victory’ for the party which has destroyed their lives. Quite frankly I am amazed at the number of brave people who voted for the MDC in a drought year knowing that that could condemn them and their children to starvation,” External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 4, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The government is paranoid, they speak about being a second republic and new dispensation but in reality, nothing has changed," "It is scared of its own shadow and so it uses the law as a weapon not as a tool for justice" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "In Zimbabwe, the rule of law is no respected, it is applied to a certain class of people whilst others are exempted," "There are some individuals who get arrested for taking a wheelbarrow and yet people who have corruptly taken tens of millions of taxpayers' money are not persecuted and that demonstrates that the rule of law does not prevail in Zimbabwe" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "In January, thousands of people were arrested including activists who were nowhere near any criminal activities. This shows that the rule of law is being used by the state to crush activists," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The government is paranoid, they speak about being a second republic and new dispensation but in reality, nothing has changed," "It is scared of its own shadow and so it uses the law as a weapon not as a tool for justice" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "In Zimbabwe, the rule of law is no respected, it is applied to a certain class of people whilst others are exempted," "There are some individuals who get arrested for taking a wheelbarrow and yet people who have corruptly taken tens of millions of taxpayers' money are not persecuted and that demonstrates that the rule of law does not prevail in Zimbabwe" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "In January, thousands of people were arrested including activists who were nowhere near any criminal activities. This shows that the rule of law is being used by the state to crush activists," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 28, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 25, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "Please note what is being threatened against trade union leaders in Zimbabwe. We expect union leaders, past and present, the world over to condemn this," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 17, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, July 12, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 12, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : “Legitimacy is an issue – last year’s elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that,” External link

zimeye Friday, July 12, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "Zanu-PF's outburst regarding one word used by Honourable Sikhala is nauseating and ironic given its role in the violent and illegal overthrow of Robert Mugabe in 2017. Be that as it may, the MDC, unlike Zanu-PF, is a party committed to non-violence, the rule of law and constitutionalism," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 10, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

David Coltart saying : “Just google Overthrow definition u will be shocked worst from a qualified lawyer” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, July 10, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

David Coltart commented : “Legitimacy is an issue – last year’s elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 9, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

David Coltart commented : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, July 9, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

David Coltart commented : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu-PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, July 8, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The government has compounded an already chaotic economic situation. Ironically, the re-dollarisation process had brought some stability but that has all been thrown out the window" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, July 8, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu-PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 8, 2019 11:32:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "The government has compounded an already chaotic economic situation. Ironically, the re-dollarisation process had brought some stability but that has all been thrown out the window" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 8, 2019 11:32:00 AM EAT

David Coltart wrote : “The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility,” External link

zimeye Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : “Legitimacy is an issue – last year’s elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that,” External link

zimeye Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “The government has compounded an already chaotic economic situation. Ironically, the re-dollarisation process had brought some stability but that has all been thrown out the window” External link

zimeye Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "The government has compounded an already chaotic economic situation. Ironically, the re-dollarisation process had brought some stability but that has all been thrown out the window" External link

skynews Saturday, July 6, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “The government has compounded an already chaotic economic situation. Ironically, the re-dollarisation process had brought some stability but that has all been thrown out the window” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, July 5, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "The government has compounded an already chaotic economic situation. Ironically, the re-dollarisation process had brought some stability but that has all been thrown out the window" External link

skynews Friday, July 5, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “None of the key institutions necessary for democracy to take root have been changed materially,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, July 5, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : “Legitimacy is an issue – last year’s elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:04:00 AM EAT

David Coltart wrote : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections,” External link

zimeye Monday, July 1, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : “Legitimacy is an issue – last year’s elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that,” External link

zimeye Monday, July 1, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 1, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 1, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 28, 2019 9:33:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, June 28, 2019 2:03:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 28, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "Legitimacy is an issue - last year's elections were illegal, and not free and fair. All reasonable observers concede that," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 27, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

David Coltart proposed : "It is also no use relying on the Constitutional Court judgment because any lawyer worth his or her salt will explain how fundamentally flawed both the procedure and judgment were. So, in a dialogue it is unhelpful trying to argue that a discredited process must just be accepted," "I would just add, we need a dialogue arbitrated by a neutral democratic peer. We cannot have one person, who even on his own figures, in a fraudulent unconstitutional election, won by a tiny margin, dictate the terms, pace, venue and structure of the dialogue" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 27, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “This is profoundly shocking when simple radiation equipment at Mpilo Hospital isn’t working for want of a few thousand US$. This regime has got its funding priorities seriously wrong. If it just governed properly, it wouldn’t need expensive lobbyists,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "This is profoundly shocking when simple radiation equipment at Mpilo Hospital isn't working for want of a few thousand US$. This regime has got its funding priorities seriously wrong. If it just governed properly, it wouldn't need expensive lobbyists," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections,” “The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility” External link

zimeye Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:17:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 7, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

David Coltart says : “The Gukurahundi issue is still unresolved 36 years after it occurred,” External link

zimeye Thursday, June 6, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

David Coltart says ( about Perence Shiri ) : “The First Brigade was then headed by Dominic Chinenge and the Fifth Brigade was headed by Perence Shiri,” “The CIO provided lists of ZAPU private operatives to the Fifth Brigade who deployed troops to villagers, whilst the First Brigade provided with logistical support” External link

zimeye Thursday, June 6, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

David Coltart says : "The Gukurahundi issue is still unresolved 36 years after it occurred," External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

David Coltart says ( about Perence Shiri ) : "The First Brigade was then headed by Dominic Chinenge and the Fifth Brigade was headed by Perence Shiri," "The CIO provided lists of ZAPU private operatives to the Fifth Brigade who deployed troops to villagers, whilst the First Brigade provided with logistical support" External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

David Coltart added : “One final point – the Chronicle continues to be in brazen and willful breach of Section 61(4) of the Constitution, which requires all State media publications to be impartial. The editor and journalist who wrote this headline -should be ashamed of such lies,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "I spoke to Nelson Chamisa in the morning and he sends his heartfelt condolences to the Dabengwa family on his own behalf and on behalf of MDC," "He said he will be here in Bulawayo on Friday to attend the memorial service and the burial on Saturday" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “We need to lower our expectations both nationally and as a party,” External link

insiderzim Tuesday, May 28, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, May 19, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 19, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “We need to acknowledge the bad. We have been divided in the past and that has been a gift to Zanu PF. We have also not run our party as we should,” “The party has been underfunded in many ways and inefficiently run and we cannot claim to be people who can run Zimbabwe well if we cannot run our own party efficiently. So, this is not just about running our party efficiently, it’s about the message we convey to the electorate” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “We need to acknowledge the bad. We have been divided in the past and that has been a gift to Zanu PF. We have also not run our party as we should,” “The party has been underfunded in many ways and inefficiently run and we cannot claim to be people who can run Zimbabwe well if we cannot run our own party efficiently. So, this is not just about running our party efficiently, it’s about the message we convey to the electorate” External link

newsday Saturday, May 18, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "We need to acknowledge the bad. We have been divided in the past and that has been a gift to Zanu-PF. We have also not run our party as we should," "The party has been underfunded in many ways and inefficiently run and we cannot claim to be people who can run Zimbabwe well if we cannot run our own party efficiently. So, this is not just about running our party efficiently, it's about the message we convey to the electorate" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 18, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

David Coltart précisé : “Nous espérons obtenir un accord amiable” External link

AfricaNews-French Wednesday, May 15, 2019 10:33:00 PM EAT

David Coltart précisé : "Nous espérons obtenir un accord amiable" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, May 14, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 10, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the (2013)," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 3, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “As I recall it was Patrick Chinamasa who steered POSA through parliament with great support from the then speaker of parliament Emmerson Mnangagwa” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 23, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Carole Davies ) : “This is a tourist facility, located near Bulawayo’s airport, not a farm – it is only 15 hectares and was a lodge until it was trashed by the same person trying to take it over again. Buz and Carol Davies have been renovating the lodge over the last few years with a view to opening it again, but now out of sheer greed a Zanu-PF-connected person wants it,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, April 17, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

David Coltart asked ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Minister of Finance Mthuli Ncube is presently in Washington trying to persuade the IMF and World Bank that the regime he represents has turned over a new leaf and deserves support. How can a government claim to be open for business when it is allowing businesses like this, which have the potential to earn foreign currency and boost our tourism industry, to be stolen in broad daylight?” External link

zimeye Wednesday, April 17, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "For example, one can persist with the fiction that the deceased (whose remains are going to be exhumed) were killed by dissidents or that they were collaborating with dissidents," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

David Coltart added : "This top-down approach where government simply dictates what it is going to do and allow, indicates a desire to control the process," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 8, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "As flawed as our electoral system is this loss cannot be blamed on rigging. Until everyone in the MDC rekindles the original vision of the party established on 11/9/99 we will allow ZANU-PF to rule in places where they are actually detested by the majority," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, April 1, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "ZANU-PF will continue winning as long the opposition party remained at sixes-and-sevens when it comes to ideology!" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, April 1, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "As flawed as our electoral system is this loss cannot be blamed on rigging. Until everyone in the MDC rekindles the original vision of the party established on 11/9/99 we will allow ZANU-PF to rule in places where they are actually detested by the majority," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 1, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "ZANU-PF will continue winning as long the opposition party remained at sixes-and-sevens when it comes to ideology!" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 1, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "There are some serious lessons the #MDC Alliance needs to learn from this. ZANU-PF will always mobilize their core support and rigidly impose one candidate. Once again we are back to minority rule in this ward in which the majority detest ZANUPF," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 1, 2019 9:47:00 AM EAT

David Coltart admitted : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 19, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "It is critically important that we approach that contest in a mature fashion. We should stop this behaviour whereby each time someone puts his or her head up above the pulpit to challenge a position, he or she is accused of being a Zanu-PF agent. I don't believe the allegations against Douglas and I hope the rhetoric will end," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "I think that is the big challenge for the MDC, going forward in the next four years, we have won every single urban centre, we now have a challenge to demonstrate that we can deliver," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

David Coltart warned : “In all of our euphoria we must never become so intoxicated as to forget that it was the same generals who allowed Mugabe to come to power in 2008 and 2013” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, March 9, 2019 1:27:00 AM EAT

David Coltart warned : "In all of our euphoria we must never become so intoxicated as to forget that it was the same generals who allowed Mugabe to come to power in 2008 and 2013" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 8, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “The military was a very powerful component of Zanu-PF,” External link

businessday Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “What afflicts Zimbabwe is the culture of impunity,” External link

businessday Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Mnangagwa disputes the fact that several women have been raped and says they should report the crimes to the police," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 12, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections,” External link

zimeye Thursday, February 7, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "The fundamental difference between what happened this year and what happened in 1983 is that the crackdown was confined to Bulawayo and its surrounding areas whereas now it's a countrywide operation," "The other difference is that the government then had more authority to do what it did in that they created a state of emergency which allowed certain fundamental rights to be suspended by the government by deploying the troops but now there is no state of emergency … there is no justification of the deployment particularly now that the unrest has come to an end," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 28, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "If anyone ever made me proud to be Zimbabwean it was you. Thank you for making us happy for so long, especially during the darkest days" External link

modernghana Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "There is a mounting body of evidence which suggests that a third force was involved in the rampant looting which has taken place across Zimbabwe," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 21, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "Not even Robert Mugabe ever turned off the internet during his rule," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 21, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "regime is fearful that the truth of what has actually happened in Zimbabwe since January 14 will be revealed," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 21, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, December 28, 2018 4:14:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 28, 2018 12:03:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : “The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn’t now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections,” “The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility” External link

zimeye Friday, December 28, 2018 11:08:00 AM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, December 24, 2018 1:47:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 14, 2018 11:25:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "Chamisa has really caused a stir in Zimbabwe," "Imagine wanting to amend a whole constitution just to prevent one individual from becoming president. If the USA has something similar, they could have missed out both Kennedy and Barack Obama" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 5, 2018 11:22:00 PM EAT

David Coltart saying : "The way the former minister was handled is not to be admired. " External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 27, 2017 11:47:00 AM EAT

David Coltart told : “Perseverance along with gentleness are the best characteristics of the Zimbabwean people,” External link

heraldscotland Sunday, November 26, 2017 9:13:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "His model has been the Chinese," External link

reuters-en Saturday, November 25, 2017 12:02:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "His model has been the Chinese," External link

reuters-en Friday, November 24, 2017 4:48:00 PM EAT

David Coltart says : "This is utterly reprehensible & those responsible must be brought to book" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 24, 2017 12:03:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “I think it is partly a Zimbabwe thing and a lot to do with the personality of Robert Mugabe. He is known as a liberation hero and revered in most African states despite the huge damage he has done to his country, and the military here understood that to hurt him would incur the wrath of much of Africa,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:36:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 20, 2017 12:25:00 PM EAT

David Coltart tells : "Zimbabwe simply cannot afford to have a de jure or de facto coup!" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 19, 2017 3:52:00 AM EAT

David Coltart argued ( about President Mugabe ) : "For all the ambiguity in General Chiwenga's statement it challenges President Mugabe either to turn his back on his wife and other members of the G40 faction or to face the wrath of the military," "In reality however it provides Mugabe with little choice - because the thought of Mugabe turning his back on his wife at his age, and in his state of dependence, is unthinkable" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 19, 2017 3:52:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "I never thought I would see the day as we marched past central police station without being arrested! Amazing scenes" External link

breakingnews-ie Saturday, November 18, 2017 8:17:00 PM EAT

David Coltart argued : "It is important, therefore, that the opposition speak with one unequivocal voice that the military needs to stay out of politics and be confined to barracks. However, that will not deal with the crisis our nation faces, made worse now by this statement of discontent by the military. What then is the constitutional way out of this mess?" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 15, 2017 2:39:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 13, 2017 10:52:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "The nub of Mnangagwa's statement was 'we will very soon control the levers of power in our party and country'…This must send a few shivers down G40 backs" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 10, 2017 1:22:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:46:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:11:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 23, 2017 11:03:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 19, 2017 11:03:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 2, 2017 9:31:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "This statement reveals just how delusional the ruining party has become - they don't appear to notice the economic chaos all around them" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, September 25, 2017 2:19:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "This statement reveals just how delusional the ruining party has become - they don't appear to notice the economic chaos all around them" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 25, 2017 12:11:00 PM EAT

David Coltart admitted : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, September 24, 2017 12:13:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (July 2013) elections," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, September 16, 2017 6:08:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the (July 2013) elections," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 16, 2017 1:49:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 8, 2017 7:28:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained ( about The Ambassador ) : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, September 4, 2017 4:26:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained ( about The Ambassador ) : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, September 3, 2017 9:10:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, September 2, 2017 7:36:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 2, 2017 12:37:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 31, 2017 7:48:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 28, 2017 6:48:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 27, 2017 11:49:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 23, 2017 8:30:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, August 23, 2017 1:40:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 23, 2017 1:03:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:57:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 17, 2017 11:22:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, August 13, 2017 10:03:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 13, 2017 9:27:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, August 12, 2017 10:08:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 12, 2017 9:10:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "If we did not 'send out a clear and unequivocal message that violence (would) not be tolerated', we would 'reduce the standing of the MDC to that of Zanu PF'," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 10, 2017 12:10:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 4, 2017 11:05:00 AM EAT

David Coltart answered : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, August 2, 2017 5:50:00 AM EAT

David Coltart answered : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 1, 2017 10:19:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, July 30, 2017 4:08:00 AM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 29, 2017 10:21:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 28, 2017 6:23:00 PM EAT

David Coltart stated : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 9, 2017 8:25:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 7, 2017 12:06:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, March 4, 2017 5:14:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, March 4, 2017 12:09:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 3, 2017 12:08:00 PM EAT

David Coltart acknowledged : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 2, 2017 1:11:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “If this is in fact the case, then that is in itself an appalling abuse of these children’s fundamental rights,” External link

newzimbabwe Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:56:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 5:21:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 2:40:00 AM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, February 20, 2017 12:37:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 19, 2017 8:42:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 8, 2017 2:18:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, February 1, 2017 2:26:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 1, 2017 1:55:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "We all know he has presidential aspirations, he should just come out and say so," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, January 30, 2017 9:39:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "We all know he has presidential aspirations, he should just come out and say so," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 30, 2017 8:24:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 30, 2017 12:32:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, January 30, 2017 12:22:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious – withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, January 24, 2017 6:27:00 PM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, January 22, 2017 11:43:00 AM EAT

David Coltart wrote : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 22, 2017 11:08:00 AM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, January 16, 2017 4:01:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "The worst aspect for me about the failure to agree a coalition was that both MDCs couldn't now do the obvious - withdraw from the elections," "The electoral process was so flawed, so illegal, that the only logical step was to withdraw, which would compel SADC to hold Zanu PF to account. But such was the distrust between the MDC-T and MDC-N that neither could withdraw for fear that the other would remain in the elections, winning seats and giving the process credibility" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, January 16, 2017 3:04:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Barack Obama ) : "I know by posting this I will be deluged by anti Obama comments. I just ask my friends to consider whether what is written here is truth or not - whether one likes the Obama Presidency's policies or not it is hard to dispute what is written," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, January 12, 2017 2:41:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Barack Obama ) : "I know by posting this I will be deluged by anti Obama comments. I just ask my friends to consider whether what is written here is truth or not - whether one likes the Obama Presidency's policies or not it is hard to dispute what is written," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 12, 2017 2:04:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "For all his historical problems he understands the running of the economy better than Mugabe, better than most Zanu politicians," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:27:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "For all his historical problems he understands the running of the economy better than Mugabe, better than most Zanu politicians," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, January 4, 2017 9:57:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : “I am profoundly shocked by this government’s intention. The separation of power between the executive and judiciary goes to the very heart of any constitutional democracy,” External link

newzimbabwe Monday, December 12, 2016 6:53:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : “Our last constitution was seriously flawed in this regard because it gave the President far too much power in the selection of judges and the Chief Justice in particular. Now that Zanu PF appears intent on reversing the gains of the 2013 constitution, it is incumbent on Zimbabweans to use all peaceful and legal means to resist this measure,” External link

newzimbabwe Monday, December 12, 2016 6:53:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "As a result, the country is headless, we don't have any clear way forward, no clear leadership," External link

ibtimes-uk Thursday, November 10, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

David Coltart described : "a need to align our subsidiary laws to that Constitution" External link

ibtimes-uk Thursday, November 10, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "We need to start respecting it in letter and deed. The government, the regime of Robert Mugabe is pushing back against the Constitution, trying to amend it, trying to ignore it," External link

ibtimes-uk Thursday, November 10, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : "Unfortunately, with the reversal of the finance minister's proposals for cost cutting by Cabinet last week, the crunch is just going to escalate even further. In his speech he said that around 97% of monthly revenues are going to salaries, so where they think they are going to get money (...) is quite beyond me," External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, September 21, 2016 8:38:00 PM EAT

David Coltart explained : "In the past we have always underestimated the determination of the military in particular to hold on to power. The division between the military hierarchy and Zanu-PF hierarchy has always been very difficult to differentiate," "There has been so much fusion between the two. Even if Mugabe retires or dies, I still think that you're going to have this streak of former war veterans - and now we also see this in people within the military - they will do anything in their power to hang on" External link

ibtimes-uk Wednesday, September 14, 2016 11:51:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "The fresh banning order has been issued to circumvent the High Court and to prevent this demonstration from taking place, " External link

ibtimes-uk Tuesday, September 13, 2016 6:16:00 PM EAT

David Coltart told : “If anything he will be encouraged to hold on to power even more now that his family itself feels threatened by the groundswell of political opposition to him exhibited by civic society, the churches, war veterans and even powerful figures within his own party,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:35:00 PM EAT

David Coltart added : “Sadly, this is almost certainly the next step it will take because there is no sign that they are prepared to deal with the legitimate demands made by people to tackle corruption and do away with its anti-poor policies,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:35:00 PM EAT

David Coltart added : “Sadly, I don’t think that Zanu PF is anywhere near ready for such a dialogue,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:35:00 PM EAT

David Coltart told : “If anything he will be encouraged to hold on to power even more now that his family itself feels threatened by the groundswell of political opposition to him exhibited by civic society, the churches, war veterans and even powerful figures within his own party,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:22:00 PM EAT

David Coltart added : “Sadly, this is almost certainly the next step it will take because there is no sign that they are prepared to deal with the legitimate demands made by people to tackle corruption and do away with its anti-poor policies,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:22:00 PM EAT

David Coltart added : “Sadly, I don’t think that Zanu PF is anywhere near ready for such a dialogue,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:22:00 PM EAT

David Coltart said : ''Section 58 of the Zimbabwe constitution says every person has the right to demonstrate, but the right must be exercised peacefully,'' External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, July 13, 2016 9:31:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "I have always believed that public figures do, by virtue of the position they have sought in society, lose some of their privacy when it comes to their finances, relationships and health. That is not to say they lose all their rights but there is a need to keep the public informed on aspects which concern them, such as the physical ability of a politician to continue to hold office," "In Zimbabwe that has been a particularly acute problem with all the speculation which flies around Robert Mugabe's health. Much of that speculation could have been tempered through regular, accurate , short, health reports" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, June 6, 2016 11:59:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "I have always believed that public figures do, by virtue of the position they have sought in society, lose some of their privacy when it comes to their finances, relationships and health. That is not to say they lose all their rights but there is a need to keep the public informed on aspects which concern them, such as the physical ability of a politician to continue to hold office," "In Zimbabwe that has been a particularly acute problem with all the speculation which flies around Robert Mugabe's health. Much of that speculation could have been tempered through regular, accurate , short, health reports" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 6, 2016 10:53:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said : "It poses serious problems. How would you deal with the military in the event that they are in breach of contract? They should stick to their core business as is the case with the military in most democracies," External link

allafrica Friday, May 20, 2016 4:36:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
former education minister22.78%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
education minister20.86%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
minister20.38%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
minister of education1.20%EN11/30/201730/11/2017
former minister of education0.96%EN11/30/201730/11/2017
senator13.19%EN11/26/201726/11/2017
former government minister0.72%EN11/21/201721/11/2017
culture minister1.68%EN11/15/201715/11/2017
secretary1.92%EN08/08/201708/08/2017
legal affairs secretary1.20%EN08/08/201708/08/2017
former cabinet minister1.44%EN07/30/201730/07/2017
lawyer3.60%EN06/26/201726/06/2017
politician0.72%EN06/26/201726/06/2017
work senator0.48%EN01/21/201721/01/2017
good work senator0.48%EN01/21/201721/01/2017
lawmaker0.24%EN10/11/201611/10/2016
predecessor0.24%EN09/26/201626/09/2016
minister of education sports and culture0.24%EN08/26/201626/08/2016
member0.48%EN07/28/201628/07/2016
secretary for legal affairs0.48%EN06/06/201606/06/2016
sports minister0.96%EN03/12/201512/03/2015
former sports minister0.72%EN02/03/201503/02/2015
senator1.44%DA09/26/201326/09/2013
senator1.44%SV09/26/201326/09/2013
outgoing education minister1.44%EN08/04/201304/08/2013
senador0.24%PT09/12/200812/09/2008
mp0.24%EN09/23/200723/09/2007
spokesman0.24%EN06/14/200514/06/2005
Names Lang Count
David ColtartEN72.70%
David ColtartFR27.30%


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