Articles tagged 'kirsty coventry'

Kirsty Coventry, Tsitsi Masiyiwa to grace Harare gospel festival 21 September 2018 HARARE - New Sport, Arts, Recreation minister and Olympic gold medallist Kirsty Coventry will make her maiden appearance as a Cabinet minister at a gospel music festival at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) tonight. The interdenominational gospel music event — Call To Worship, ...
Govt must deliver 16 September 2018 HARARE - The scepticism we have seen around since the entry of President Emmerson Mnangagwa into the country's top political post has been a product of lessons from Zimbabwe's history. The people are tired and they have endured enough in the past four decades or so.  The current cash shortages...
ED targets perm secs 13 September 2018 HARARE - A root and branch shake-up looms in government as President Emmerson Mnangagwa, continues to take bold steps to boost public and investor confidence in his administration, while also consolidating his hold on power.
New ministers pledge drastic changes 11 September 2018 HARARE - Ministers that form part of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Cabinet yesterday pledged to hit the ground running and transform the way of doing business in their respective portfolios after being sworn-in at State House yesterday. Mnangagwa yesterday swore-in 20 Cabinet ministers togeth...
Mnangagwa flexes political muscle 10 September 2018 HARARE - Political analysts say President Emmerson Mnangagwa's new Cabinet — in which he dumped both friends and foes alike on Friday last week — demonstrates that he is determined to reset the government's compass, as his administration battles to turnaround Zimbabwe's ailing economy. This co...
ED flexes political muscle 10 September 2018 HARARE - Political analysts say President Emmerson Mnangagwa's new Cabinet — in which he dumped both friends and foes alike on Friday last week — demonstrates that he is determined to reset the government's compass, as his administration battles to turnaround Zimbabwe's ailing economy. [Adz] ...
ED new Cabinet raises Zim hopes 9 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's new Cabinet has raised fresh hopes among long-suffering Zimbabweans that his administration could finally end the misery and despondency that characterised life under former leader Robert Mugabe's decades of ruinous rule. At the same time, business leade...
President Mnangagwa's new Cabinet raises Zim hopes 9 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s new Cabinet has raised fresh hopes among long-suffering Zimbabweans that his administration could finally end the misery and despondency that characterised life under former leader Robert Mugabe’s decades of ruinous rule. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
ED dumps deadwood 8 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday wielded the axe sharply, dumping much of the deadwood that had for decades been part of the team of ''permanent members'' in former leader Robert Mugabe's Cabinet line-up. And in yet more pleasant surprises, a bold Mnangagwa also significantly re...
Kirsty's selection gets thumbs up 8 September 2018 HARARE - The local sporting fraternity has hailed the appointment of swimming icon Kirsty Coventry as Zimbabwe’s minister of Sports, Arts and Recreation by President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday. She takes over from Kazembe Kazembe, who earlier had replaced Makhosini Hlongwane in November 2017...
Hope as ED swings axe 8 September 2018 HARARE - Cabinet appointments anywhere in the world are by their nature highly-contested and emotive affairs — because virtually all politicians think they are Cabinet material, while ordinary citizens harbour different criteria with regards to the ideal qualities for such appointments. On tha...
New Cabinet Appointments 7 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed new Cabinet ministers. They are as follows: 1. Minister of Finance & Economic Development – Professor Mthuli Ncube 2. Minister of Defence & War Veterans – Oppah Muchinguri Kashiri 3. Minister of Local Government, Public Works & Natio...
SRC congratulates Kirsty Coventry 2 March 2018 HARARE - The Sports and Recreation Comission (SRC) yesterday congratulated Kirsty Coventry on her appointment as the chairperson of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Commission last month. In a statement the SRC said : “The Sports and Recreation Commission Board Management ...
Masenda wins fourth Zoc presidential term 2 May 2017 HARARE - Seasoned sports administrator Admire Masenda (pictured right)was yesterday re-elected as president of the Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (Zoc) with Kirsty Coventry  coming in as the vice president following elections held at Prince Edward School. Masenda, who is now in his fourth term hav...
Kirsty Coventry in gunshot scare 14 April 2017 HARARE - Seven-time Olympic medalist Kirsty Coventry was yesterday left holding her heart in her hands following a robbery at a jewellery store in Johannesburg, South Africa — a stone’s throw away from where she was having coffee. Only a month after the city experienced a high stakes heist tha...
Kirsty officially opens Petra pool 21 January 2017 BULAWAYO - Olympian Kirsty Coventry officially opened the Petra High School swimming pool situated in the leafy suburb of Selborne Park in Bulawayo yesterday. Speaking at the occasion Coventry said she was happy that schools were still considering swimming as one of the sports that learners sh...
Coventry lands top African gong 27 June 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's swimming sensation Kirsty Coventry added another feather to her illustrious cap in Johannesburg on Saturday night when she won the 2016 African Union Sport Council RASA Region5 Sportswoman of Year award. The Harare-born swimmer bagged the award ahead of South Afr...
Kirsty makes strong comeback 19 January 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe’s swimming sensation Kirsty Coventry made a commendable return to the pool, posting some admirable times at the United States Grand Prix Series. Zimbabwe’s first-ever and only swimming gold medalist begun her come back following 30 months out with a 4 by 400 metres freestyle ...
Boost for 10 Zim athletes 28 August 2014 HARARE - Sprinter Ngoni Makusha and swimming sensation Kirsty Coventry headline a list of Zimbabwean athletes who will receive financial and technical aid in their bid to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Approximately $250 000 has been allocated for the 10 athletes for the period of Sep...
Kirsty appointed pangolin ambassador 18 July 2014 HARARE - Saviour Kasukuwere, Environment, Water and Climate minister, has appointed Zimbabwean swimming icon and former world record holder Kirsty Coventry a pangolin ambassador. Kasukuwere said the appointment is with effect from January 1 and is effective for three years. He said the resp...
Let's prepare for Rio 2016 5 July 2014 HARARE - The 2016 Rio Olympic Games seem far long away as there is still some two years to go before the competition roars into life. This is probably the notion in the minds of most administrators running the various Zimbabwe sports organisations that are hoping to have athletes competing in ...
Kirsty announced official Econet Ambassador 4 July 2014 HARARE - Kirsty Coventry, who is gunning to compete in her fifth Olympic Games in 2016, yesterday received a major boost after being made brand ambassador for giant telecommunications company, Econet. The telecommunications giant said it was an honour to partner one of the most decorated femal...
Pah Chihera's star continues to shine 17 June 2014 HARARE - Despite having a single album to  her name, songbird Pamhidzai Tracy Mbirimi, aka Pah Chihera, has scooped the Zimbabwe International Women's Award (Ziwa). She bagged the award on Saturday at an event held in the United Kingdom. The Runonzi Rudo singer expressed gratitude to fans w...
Lee gives Zim hope 15 December 2013 HARARE - Fears that Zimbabwe’s presence on the international swimming map will fade away when Kirsty Coventry retires have been put to rest by the emergence of Robyn Lee. The swimming star-in-making has been breaking records at all the international swimming events she has taken part in recent...
Kirsty Coventry ties the knot 12 August 2013 HARARE - Kirsty Coventry swapped her swimming costume for a bridal frock on Saturday when she wedded fiancé Tyrone Seward. The two-time Olympic champion and former world record holder last year revealed plans to marry long-time boyfriend Seward, who is also her manager. The lovebirds tied t...