Old legs tour 2018

Staff Writer March 26, 2018 No Comments

Old legs tour 2018

In just a few weeks, Eric, Bruce, Dave and Leachie will leave Harare on a mountain bike tour that will take them some 3200 kilometres through Botswana and on to Cape Town… We’re asking you to support our cause: Bulawayo Help Network Trust (BHN) and Pensioners Aid Harare These two Zimbabwean charities support elderly people […]

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Turgwe Hippo Trust video playing warthogs and bushpig and baboons

Staff Writer March 2, 2018 No Comments

Turgwe Hippo Trust video playing warthogs and bushpig and baboons

Here is my video for February of playing warthogs and bushpig and baboons. Hippos are not in the main river at this moment as it is up in flood   I do hope you enjoy it. You will be pleased to hear we have had loads of rain in February so that is wonderful. Love […]

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Victoria Falls Hotel

Staff Writer October 4, 2017 No Comments

Victoria Falls Hotel

HI All I have just returned from a very informative trip to Victoria Falls – on a familiarisation mission related to the forthcoming issue of our Nzira Travel Magazine. The Victoria Falls Hotel is steeped with over a century of history dating back to when it was the first Hotel in Vic Falls. I spent […]

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Kariba River Flow

Staff Writer March 2, 2017 No Comments

Kariba River Flow

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.  Flow measurements are carried out at eight of these stations which include the Victoria Falls, one of the key stations on the Zambezi River. Coincidentally, the maximum […]

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Swimming

Staff Writer February 28, 2017 No Comments

Swimming

HI All,  Do you consider yourself a fit person? Does it matter is one is fit or not? I believe that swimming is a great way to keep fit and we have quite a few older guys and gals coming out regularly to swim at the Race Course pool in the mornings. Two of our […]

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Partial solar eclipse pics

Staff Writer February 27, 2017 No Comments

Partial solar eclipse pics

[View the story “The partial solar eclipse in pictures” on Storify] You may also want to read: Partial Eclipse

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And in other news… 22/02/2017

Staff Writer February 22, 2017 No Comments

And in other news… 22/02/2017

Editor’s note It is getting to that time of the year where beautiful winter annuals can be sowed. It’s possibly one of my favourite times, that and spring time when flowers are blooming and everything is starting to turn green again. This year I have the luxury of having a brand new garden to work […]

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Partial Eclipse

Staff Writer February 22, 2017 No Comments

Partial Eclipse

On 26 February there will be a deep partial eclipse visible from Harare. Start of partial eclipse: 17:23 Maximum eclipse: 18:23 Obscuration at maximum: 73.7% Sunset: 18:23 This will be a good opportunity to see a partially eclipsed sun setting (assuming that the western sky is clear in the hour before sunset). Note: It is […]

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Cyclone Dineo (video)

Staff Writer February 20, 2017 No Comments

Cyclone Dineo (video)

We were blessed not to get the tail end of the Cyclone here in Harare. However many places were not so lucky. A few too many had flash floods, crops and homes destroyed. Even though we have had so little rain for so long, getting too much rain at once can be just as devastating. […]

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