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David  Coltart
Zimbabwe

David Coltart

Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture; MDC-M secretary for legal affairs

Date of Birth: 04/10/1957
Place of Birth: Gweru


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The waiting game begins

The Educational Transition Fund, which enabled one of the stars of the Government of National Unity, the MDC’s David Coltart, to stabilise a collapsing education system, may now be vulnerable...


Inside ZANU-PF's electoral coup

Successful ministers did well – Biti was able to evade a rigged poll while David Coltart at Education was only 20 votes short of becoming MDC-Ncube's sole member of parliament, against the trend in Bulawayo East...


Vote now, pay later

Education Minister David Coltart has requested that school teachers be used only as a last resort...


ZANU-PF’s gem of a campaign

Education Minister David Coltart, from Welshman Ncube’s MDC faction, echoed that sentiment, pointing out that his Ministry’s budget was a mere $8 mn...


A race against time

Yet MDC ministries have made progress: when Education Minister David Coltart took over in 2009, some 90% of the 7,000 state schools were closed due to lack of books and equipment...


Reluctantly to the election

Since then, it has expelled three of the initial ten members of parliament and not one of those remaining holds office; only Senator David Coltart, the Education Minister, has a popular mandate...


Three men in a boat

Arthur Mutambara’s most important ally is still Welshman Ncube, MDC-M Secretary General and Industry Minister; Mutambara’s deputy, Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga, remains important as does David Coltart, who runs the biggest ministry – Education, Sports and Culture...


Sanctions and finance

Popular anger is stirring, particularly over government ‘perks’, such as new Mercedes-Benz cars; the Movement for Democratic Change’s David Coltart is the only minister to refuse his car...


A mixture, not a coalition

Senator David Coltart of MDC-M, at Education, is the only white full minister...

He gave Education, the most sensitive ministry, to human rights lawyer David Coltart...


A three-legged race

The MDC-M Secretary for Legal Affairs, David Coltart, says there is video evidence that MDC-T members had to show their party Vice-President, Thoko Khupe, for whom they had voted...


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