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ZEWACT host Victoria Falls Primary School Conservation Club

The Zimbabwe Elephant Welfare and Conservation Trust (ZEWACT) recently hosted the Victoria Falls Primary School Conservation Club at their Jafuta Reserve on the outskirts of Victoria Falls. Renowned for its progressive learning curriculums and outstanding level of education, Victoria Falls Primary School seeks to provide a broad, modern and well balanced education, which aims to …

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Matetsi Victoria Falls brings home the Silver Award at the International Tourism Film Festival – Africa 2021

Matetsi Victoria Falls this last week was awarded the Silver Award at the International Tourism Film Festival – Africa 2021 for their “Matetsi Victoria Falls – A Conservation Journey” showcasing the incredible efforts to restore the wildlife and protect the landscape of their 136,000 acre private game reserve that sits within the heart of the …

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Victoria Falls photographer included in Remembering African Wild Dogs Book

Well renowned Zimbabwean born and Victoria Falls based photographer, Tami Walker, has been selected as one of the photographers whose image of Wild Dogs taken in Mana Pools will be included in the “Remembering African Wild Dogs” Book due to be released “Remembering African Wild Dogs” is part of a collection of books under the …

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Successful relocation of elephants to Panda Masuie Forest

Following months of planning and preparation, six little orphaned elephants from Wild Is Life Zimbabwe Elephant Nursery were successfully relocated over 900km from Harare to Victoria Falls in a monumental once in a lifetime journey. Working with Wild Is Life partner, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), six elephants – Jack, Johnnie, Marsie, Mana, …

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Victoria Falls Artist a finalist in the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year

Victoria Falls resident and local artist, Tichaona Ncube, has been selected as a finalist in the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year 2021. Born in Zimbabwe in 1986, “Tich” grew up in Tsholotsho, a rural community north-west of Bulawayo. His early years were spent assisting his family with cattle herding, and it was during …

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Victoria Falls Enduro 2021 an outstanding success

The 2021 Auto World Victoria Falls Enduro held in Victoria Falls last weekend and hosted by the Zambezi Off Road Club at Lookout Cafe and Gorges Lodge, proved to be an outstanding success despite the impact of COVID-19 on the destination. As the 9th event of its kind, the Victoria Falls Enduro boasted an entry …

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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 – 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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US Film Crew travel to Zimbabwe to film a documentary series on some of the country’s outstanding destinations

Still Life Projects, a US based full-service production studio, made up of National Geographic and Sundance Award-Winning filmmakers, sent a film crew through to Zimbabwe in mid-February to begin filming a documentary series on specific destinations within the country for a client based in the United States. Focused on “capturing the heart of a story …

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Organisations host evening for TUSK Award winner

On Thursday, 3rd December 2020, Ilala Lodge in collaboration with SAVE the African Rhino Foundation and Bhejane Trust, hosted an evening event to celebrate Amos Gwema, the Principal Investigation Officer responsible for Wildlife Intelligence in Zimbabwe under the Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, as he was announced as the winner of this year’s …