And in other news… 03/03/2017

Editor’s note

Freedom. What a word! What is freedom? Is it the ability to do what you wish as you wish? Wouldn’t that be nice? Unfortunately in today’s society we have so many obligations that we don’t get much freedom. So then how about freedom of speech? Yet again we are reformed to be a certain way in our surroundings. Not a bad thing if you think about it. If everybody was to say exactly what’s on their minds then we wouldn’t be liked very much. I am sure most of you were told as children “if you can’t say something nice, then don’t say anything at all”. After all we all have feelings that don’t want to be hurt, and we don’t want to inflict emotional pain onto others. While we must accept people for who they are, we must also try to control our behaviours. – Sarah

Events

Sheep Dog Trials (4th of March)

The first sheepdog trials being held in Zimbabwe in a long time! Come see border collies doing what they were bred to do — herd flocks of sheep! Visitors welcome, and no charge for entry! Click here to read more… http://bambazonke.co.zw/event/sheep-dog-trials/

Nature’s Cure Expo (5th of March)

Join us in our first ‘Nature’s Cure’ expo. Our objective of holding this event is to expose the public to various alternate health and lifestyle choices available. We would like them to sample the variety of holistic living and well-being. Click here to read more… http://bambazonke.co.zw/event/natures-cure-expo/

Auditions: My Fair Lady (5th of March)

Reps will hold auditions for this well loved musical based on Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion” on Sunday 5th and Sunday 12th March at 10:30 am in the Adrian Stanley Rehearsal Room. Click here to read more… http://bambazonke.co.zw/event/audition-fair-lady/

Newsletters

Twala Trust February 2017 Newsletter

Torrential rain has left Twala lush and green with rivers flowing and our dam spilling. After a dam burst upstream from the Sanctuary, we sustained considerable damage from flash floods; animal habitats and roads were washed away but thankfully the animals were unharmed. Click here to read the full Newsletter… http://bambazonke.co.zw/twala-trust-february-2017-newsletter/

News

Kariba River Flows

The hydrometric network used for the control and day to day operations of the Kariba reservoir comprise of thirteen stations where water levels are monitored daily. Click here to read more… http://bambazonke.co.zw/kariba-river-flow/

Articles

Sugar Swap: Human Brain Converts Glucose into Fructose.

Researchers found that the brain can convert one form of sugar, called glucose, into another form, called fructose. People who have too much fructose in their diet may face an increased risk of conditions such as type 2 diabetes and obesity. Click here to read more… http://www.livescience.com/57997-fructose-produced-in-brain.html

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