Category Archives: Zimbabwe

The Smoke that Thunders: Victoria Falls ready to welcome visitors; Mia Russell; The South African

Famously known as ‘The Smoke that Thunders’, Victoria Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls on the planet.

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Inside Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park • Your Ultimate Safari Guide; Cameron; The World Pursuit

Your ultimate safari guide and everything you need to know about Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe. It is 2,200 sq km of land and surrounded by wildlife.

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Zimbabwe painted dog populations plummet in Mana Pools National Park; RFI

They found fame in the 2018 David Attenborough documentary “Dynasties”. But numbers of painted dogs in Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park are at their lowest level in 10 years. Predators, poor soils, inbreeding, tourism operators and some film crews could be among the reasons why.

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It’s hot and happening at Victoria Falls; Daily News

Victoria Falls is the hottest tourist destination in southern Africa, and we’re not just talking about the weather. It’s an all-in-one destination that ticks all the boxes for every type of traveller, from adrenalin junkies to those who like to holiday in the slow lane.

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The story of an ancient civilisation; Mazwi Shamu; Sunday Mail

With Zimbabwe having turned 40 this year, there is no better commemoration than telling the story of the Great House of Stone.

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Watch: Victoria Falls stages epic recovery, drenched by floodwaters; Tom Head; South African

One of nature’s greatest sights is looking healthy once again. After a testing summer period, Victoria Falls is now inundated with torrents of water.

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Looted Zimbabwe national bird statues returned to first home; Ish Mafundikwa; AFP

They figure on Zimbabwe’s national flag, banknotes and official documents — birds representing stone statues taken by colonialists more than a century ago. The eight original sculptures hold great spiritual value for people of the southern African nation and have been made into national emblems

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What Was Great Zimbabwe?; Geoffrey Migiro; World Atlas

Great Zimbabwe was a city that served as the capital of the Kingdom of Zimbabwe during its Late Iron Age. Discover some interesting facts about this ancient city in this article.

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Zimbabwe’s severe drought killing elephants, other wildlife; Farai Mutsaka; AP

Weak from hunger and thirst, the elephant struggled to reach a pool of water in this African wildlife reserve. But the majestic mammal got stuck in the mud surrounding the sun-baked watering hole, which had dramatically shrunk due to a severe drought. Eventually park staff freed the trapped elephant, but it collapsed and died. Just yards (meters) away lay the carcass of a Cape buffalo that had also been pulled from the mud, but was attacked by hungry lions. Elephants, zebras, hippos, impalas, buffaloes and many other wildlife are stressed by lack…

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Severe drought affecting elephants and other wildlife in Mana Pools; Africa Geographic

Severe drought in Mana Pools is affecting elephants and other wildlife – a photographer shares her images and thoughts.

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Top 6 most majestic waterfalls in the world; Break.com

The majestic beauty of the top 6 waterfalls below will surely make you captivated. Let’s see it with Break!

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How the fall of Mugabe allowed Zimbabwe to reclaim the future of its tourism; Sophie; Zimbabwe Situation

Sophie discussed him in hushed tones, out of earshot of anyone else. Always the conversations were the same: “one day, maybe…,” swiftly followed by…

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The Impact of Prejudice on the History of Great Zimbabwe; Jessica Liew; Ancient Encyclopaedia

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5 of the most tagged safari destinations in Africa that Instagrammers will love; Minki Jang; SCMP

Why has Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls National Park, home to the world’s largest waterfall, gained 215,513 geotags – more than any other wildlife attraction on the continent?

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Matobo – An enchanting paradise; NewsDay Zimbabwe

HOME to some of the most majestic granite scenery in the world, the Matobo National Park is one of the unsung highlights of Zimbabwe. This Unesco World Heritage Site is a stunning and worldly landscape of balancing rocks, kopjes — giant boulders unfeasibly teetering on top of one another…

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Masvingo Hosts World Heritage Day Commemoration; ZBC

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Matopos: Nature’s exhaustless generosity!; Zimbabwe Today

IT is early in the morning as the sun hesitantly climbs out of the womb of its wise mother from the east. Grass and tree branches sing notes from the sunrise wind, helped by a cacophony of singing birds, yonder in the hills and hillocks. The multifarious array of balancing rocks stands unveiled, blushing in …

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Great Zimbabwe; Mark Cartwright; Ancient History Encyclopaedia

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Tourism And Conservation In South Africa Is A Constant Struggle; Star2.com

The KAZA project is the largest cross-border natural reserve on the planet. But the fight for conservation in some of the poorest regions of southern Africa has many challenges, including finding the right balance between tourism and wildlife protection.

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Matopo Hills captured in new book; NewsDay Zimbabwe

THE beauty and rich natural diversity of the Matopo Hills have been preserved for eternity in a book that documents the hills’ natural history, which was launched late last year.

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