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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ICAPA Trust Newsletter

Staff Writer February 20, 2017 No Comments

ICAPA Trust Newsletter

IIFF @UDADA 2016 – SISTERHOOD AND FILM Udada is the Kiswahili word for sisterhood and in the spirit of sisterhood the partnership between the International Images film festival and the Udada film festival continues to thrive. …read more WFOZ AT DISCOP 2016 The WFOZ team comprising of Tsitsi Dangarembga, founder of IIFF and director of […]

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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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