And in other news… 17/01/2017

Staff Writer February 20, 2017 No Comments

And in other news… 17/01/2017

Editor’s note I am sure most of you, if not all, have heard about Cyclone Dineo that is on its way over Africa from Mozambique. We must say our prayers for those poor people and animals in Mozambique, north east of South Africa and Southern Zimbabwe. They are certainly going to have a wet one! […]

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Tropical Cyclone Dineo

Staff Writer February 16, 2017 No Comments

Tropical Cyclone Dineo

Tropical Cyclone Dineo bears down Southern Mozambique and Northern South Africa Al Jazeera Tuesday February 14 Madagascar – Tropical Cyclone Dineo has formed in the Mozambique Channel, the fifth cyclone of the 2016/17 Southern Hemisphere cyclone season. Dineo is now forecast to strengthen quickly over the next 36 hours before making landfall over southern Mozambique […]

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And in other news… 14/02/2017

Staff Writer February 15, 2017 No Comments

And in other news… 14/02/2017

Editor’s note Happy Valentine’s Day to all! Valentine’s Day originated as a Western Christian liturgical feast day honouring one or more early saints named Valentinus. The day is recognised around the world but is not a public holiday anywhere. If you search the web, you will find the history of Valentine’s Day. Try Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine’s_Day. […]

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Twala Trust January Newsletter

Staff Writer February 14, 2017 No Comments

Twala Trust January Newsletter

NEWSLETTER – JANUARY 2017 Torrential Rain and Tantrums! 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. Patrick the Pig lost […]

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Kariba – Hyena Update

Staff Writer February 13, 2017 No Comments

Kariba – Hyena Update

On Tuesday 7/2 we put out an update regarding a snared Lion and a wounded Hyena. HYENA – SUB ADULT – we think ? – SNARED 7/2/16 Tuesday morning, about an hour after the Parks Area Manager contacted us regarding a snared Lion, we received another call that Residents had phoned in and reported a […]

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Kariba – Update on snared Lion

Staff Writer February 13, 2017 No Comments

Kariba – Update on snared Lion

On Tuesday 7/2 we put out an update regarding a snared Lion and a wounded Hyena. LION – SUB ADULT – SNARED 7/2/16 Parks were alerted by residents to distressed sounds of lion during the night from within the thick bush on the edge of Nyamhunga town ship They were later in the morning alerted […]

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Of Tapas and Reps

Staff Writer February 13, 2017 No Comments

Of Tapas and Reps

HI All, We went along to Bell’s coffee shop at Willowmead Junction last night. Proprietor, Shelly Miller, has a delightful Tapas evening there every Friday evening (6.30pm) with a different guitarist quietly playing in the background. Scrumptious Cuisine. Bells has a full liquor license and Shelly has a good selection of South African Wine. Kevin […]

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Aware

Staff Writer February 10, 2017 No Comments

Aware

AWARE just returned from an emergency operation in Kariba where we required to treat both a snared lion and hyena. We were called at 8am on the 7th February to attend to a suspected snare removal off a lion just outside the township.  We had zero to go on as the bush was so thick […]

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And in other news… 10/02/2017

Staff Writer February 10, 2017 No Comments

And in other news… 10/02/2017

Editor’s note What do you do when you are stuck in a difficult situation? I find it interesting to see how people cope in many different ways. Some people hide away and withdraw, some get angry, and some take it all in their stride. But, what’s the healthiest way to deal with stress? I don’t […]

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Interactive Children’s Museum

Staff Writer February 10, 2017 No Comments

Interactive Children’s Museum

HI All, There are so many talented Zimbos living in the Diaspora travelling the world gaining knowledge and ideas. Many of the younger ones have met and married fellow countrymen. These young families are now starting to return to Zimbabwe so that they can give their children a special kind of education that is hard […]

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