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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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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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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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Vaccination roll-out process begins in Matabeleland

As Victoria Falls and Hwange continue to see a decline in COVID-19 positive cases, the DMO from the Hwange District confirmed that the COVID-19 vaccination process would begin today with vaccinating healthcare workers across the region. The vaccination process will begin rolling out as per the phased plans of the Ministry of Health and Child …

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Victoria Falls Hotel takes steps to prioritise the health of their guests

The Victoria Falls Hotel has taken steps to prioritise the health of their future guests by creating a safe and convenient clinic environment in-house to enhance confidence and comfort for their guests throughout their stay. Having serviced their staff for almost three decades, the on-site clinic has now been re-developed to provide the following services …

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Taskforce engages local pharmacies to start home deliveries of prescriptions for COVID-19 patients

Over the course of the last week, the Victoria Falls COVID-19 Taskforce have engaged with Local Pharmacies to start home delivery services of prescriptions, especially for COVID-19 positive patients. This has been done in an effort to contain and prevent the spread of infection whilst assisting those who have tested positive for COVID-19. As soon …