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Lewa & Co – building back a better future, women in construction

Kuda Hove, CEO of Lewa & Co, is making strong strides in building back a better future, and she is planning to take a lot of women with her in the process. Lewa & Co is a subsidiary of LewaLevu Trading, a female owned business established in 2014 in Victoria Falls. The word “Lewa” is …

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Sports Tourism Experience to take place in Victoria Falls later this month

Ecotourism Africa Trust, founded in 2018, has created a new venture Sports Tourism Inc focused on increasing domestic tourism through sport across the country. With the intention to create regular and annual events, Sports Tourism Inc in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, and with special approval from the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, …

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House of Zulu – soulful food in the heart of the rural community reopens

Soulful food has been a core passion for both Brian and Mona Zulu, who having left Zimbabwe to broaden their horizons, travel the world and experience different types of food, returned in December 2018 to begin building their dream – a relaxing vibrant setting focused on soulful honest food in a location that would assist …

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Consultative meeting with SMEs takes place in Victoria Falls

The Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister, Honourable Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ncube, met with the small to medium enterprises (SME’s) in the tourism sector of Victoria Falls on Saturday at The Kingdom Hotel. The meeting was to discuss key challenges that the SME’s are facing in the tourism sector and to see where the Ministry …

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Brewing Up for recovery – the innovative coffee caravan experience in Victoria Falls

TK and Loretta Musungwa have made quite a name for themselves in Victoria Falls during the COVID-19 pandemic, as baristas of excellence, who through their innovative move to service the community with a drive through coffee and smoothie caravan fuelled by passion.  Having returned from the Zimbabwean Diaspora living in Manchester UK in 2015, TK, …

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WildAid Africa support ongoing initiatives in Victoria Falls and surrounding regions

A team from WildAid Africa recently travelled to Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park to get insight into the impact of the covid pandemic on organisations and individuals, and to showcase the ongoing efforts of tourism stakeholders in providing essential support to communities living alongside wildlife areas. Teaming up with Wilderness Safaris, WildAid Southern Africa …

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A new Art Gallery in the making for Victoria Falls: artist Lawrence Nyemba

Victoria Falls resident Lawrence Nyemba is one of Victoria Falls well-known and highly respected artists, and his vivid and impressive paintings have become sought after pieces with both local and international customers for businesses and individuals alike. His artworks now hang in lodges, airport lounges and homes around the world. His story however is an …

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The Blue Train set to make a comeback to Victoria Falls

This last weekend saw the return of The Blue Train to Victoria Falls for the first time since 2002 in a trial run for this famous luxury railway experience to once again include the destination as an extension to its traditional Cape Town and Pretoria route. As time meandered from the 19th Century towards the …

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The Safari Butler supporting conservation

Proudly Zimbabwean and fueled by a desire to share his passion for food and the African Bush, The Safari Butler, Dean Dewdney, has┬ádedicated┬áhis life to bringing out the best in fine dining and remote catering. After years of playing Professional Rugby based in the United Kingdom, Dean came back to his native country Zimbabwe with …

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Saturday pop-up bread market becomes a huge hit in Victoria Falls

Following the onset of the COVID pandemic in 2020, many of the Victoria Falls residents whose livelihoods had been impacted started to look at innovative and entrepreneurial ways to ensure survival. Simba Musiyiwa, Executive Chef at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, is one individual who took the initiative to look at ways to utilise his skillset, …