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Africa needs innovation, academics

ACADEMICS and experts in research from across the globe are meeting in Victoria Falls to try and find solutions to industrial and technical problems facing Africa as a continent. The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) organised the first ever conference dubbed Africa Conference
June 21, 2017

1972 mine disaster victims remembered

Zimbabwe listed coal Miner Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) on Tuesday commemorated the 45th annual Kamandama disaster, amid assurance by the company’s board that safety and health were top of priority. In 1972, 427 mine works perished following a mine explosion that
June 7, 2017

TV station for Victoria Falls

ZIMBABWEAN government is planning to open a television station in Victoria Falls as a way of promoting tourism and development in the prime resort town. Victoria Falls and surrounding areas in the Matabeleland North province are some of the areas in the
April 23, 2017

German Lufthansa for Zimbabwe

LEADING European Airline, Lufthansa of Germany wants to resume flights to Zimbabwe with options to land in Harare or the resort town of Victoria Falls. Reportfocusnews understands talks are in progress between Zimbabwean government and the airliner which suspended flights to Harare
April 10, 2017

11 hippos found dead

THE Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) has launched an investigation after 11 carcasses of hippos were found in Mlibizi, Binga this week. No cause of death has been established although there are fears of poisoning, while villagers from nearby communities
April 7, 2017

Elephants die from eating waste paper

VICTORIA Falls Municipality has commissioned an electric fence around a dumpsite to keep away wildlife from scavenging on litter after wildlife activists and environmentalists reported that eight elephants died from eating plastic waste last year. Organisations such as Environment and Green Fund
April 6, 2017

Falcon bird under threat

IMPLEMENTORS of the Batoka Gorge Hydro-Electric Scheme (BGHES), a joint Zimbabwe and Zambia project that earmarks to generate 2 400MW of electricity, are likely to face stiff resistance from environmentalists who feel damming the mighty Zambezi River at the gorges would drive
March 31, 2017

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