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Food Packs delivered to front line medical teams

Today Jafuta Foundation delivered 81 food packs to the front line medical team staff who assisted in the vaccination of the Victoria Falls community as a small token of thanks for their continued commitment and work to ensure the well-being and safety of this tourism community at the Gateway to Zimbabwe. The food packs were …

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Ongoing reforestation efforts taking place in Victoria Falls

One of the goals of the United Nations Strategic Plan for Forests 2030 includes “reversing the loss of forest cover worldwide through sustainable forest management, including protection, restoration, afforestation and reforestation, and increased efforts to prevent forest degradation and contribute to the global effort of addressing climate change.” Throughout the COVID pandemic, stakeholders such as …

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Victoria Falls vaccinating towards recovery

In a unique approach to become COVID-free and encourage the recovery of tourism, the government of Zimbabwe have prioritised the tourism sector, and in particular Victoria Falls, to get vaccinated in phase two of their vaccination roll out campaign – a policy that could see Victoria Falls become the first City in the World to …

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Vaccination roll out to take place in Victoria Falls this coming week

Government vaccination roll out is set to start this week for Victoria Falls City to cover all adults 18 years and above. Given the nature of the City’s economy and it’s reliance on tourism, the Government of Zimbabwe and Ministry of Health and Child Welfare have highlighted Victoria Falls and the country’s tourism sector as …

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Jafuta Foundation and Rotary Club of Victoria Falls continue to support and empower the communities

Whilst the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to impact tourism to, and businesses in and around Victoria Falls, Jafuta Foundation and the Rotary Club of Victoria Falls have continued to increase their efforts to provide support to local communities. The first three months of this year have seen incredible examples of the continued commitment to improving …

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New affordable ‘hop-on / hop-off’ transport launches in Victoria Falls

Following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, two young and dynamic tourism entrepreneurs, AJ Benzon and Jamie Henson, decided to get together and discuss how they could tackle the challenge of affordable transport, and offer a distinctly different yet more cost effective way for budget travellers to get in and around the tourism hub of …

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Victoria Falls – Increasing water levels excite tourism stakeholders and travellers alike

As of the 11th March, according to the Zambezi River Authority, the Zambezi River flows at Victoria Falls have continued increasing steadily due to local rainfall activity and increasing inflow from the Upper Catchment of the Zambezi, closing the period under review at 3,597 m3/s. The flow observed on the same date last year was …

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Airlines show confidence in Victoria Falls with the resumption of flights

It has been a week of good news as a number of airlines have come forward with announcements of plans to resume flights to the tourism and adventure hub of Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls. With the COVID-19 vaccine quickly rolling out across the world’s populations, many have started to look at travel plans to get out …

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Fastjet resume regional flights whilst increasing domestic flights to Victoria Falls

Fastjet have, as of this afternoon, announced their plans to resume the Johannesburg to Victoria Falls flight schedule. As of the 16th March 2021, the airline will resume their Johannesburg to Victoria Falls flight schedule every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. In addition, they have now added an extra Friday service to match up with the …

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A fresh offering to culinary experiences in Victoria Falls

With the most recent addition to Pure Africa’s offering, The Eatery at the Pure Africa Waterfront offers a mesmerising location for culinary experiences of either lunch or dinner right on the banks of the Zambezi River in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. As with all the Pure Africa innovations, the focus on modern design and décor fitting …