Silver Linings December Newsletter

Staff Writer February 9, 2017 No Comments

Silver Linings December Newsletter

A sunny day saw schools competing in the Inter Schools Gala in Novemeber. Pupils from Centre of Excellence, Eaglesvale, Gateway, teh Autism Trust, and Silver Linings swam with their whole hearts, spurred on by parents and teachers watching. Grateful thanks to the Helenic Academy why ably helped the children in the water. The trophy was […]

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Livingstone BiWeekly 8th of Febuary

Staff Writer February 8, 2017 No Comments

Livingstone BiWeekly 8th of Febuary

Lusaka Times The Livingstone City Council says the continuous heavy downpour in the area have caused damage to various infrastructure in the city. And the local authority is consequently appealing to Central government to come to its aid to mitigate further damage to infrastructure in the tourist capital. Livingstone City Council Director Engineering Fred Mukuka […]

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Recycling comments

Staff Writer February 6, 2017 No Comments

Recycling comments

RECYCLING: Environment Africa collect glass, cans, tins, paper / card and plastics (soft plastics, like bread wrappers and hard plastics, like shampoo bottles), for recycling. The collection centre is at 76 Queen Elizabeth Road, Greendale, Tel: +263 (4) 492143 or +263 (4) 492152 email: info@environmentafrica.org Helen Davidson – collects the same as above, from your […]

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And in other news… 03/02/2017

Staff Writer February 6, 2017 No Comments

And in other news… 03/02/2017

Editor’s note In day to day life we go around doing our own business, not aware of much else around us. The other day while driving home, I was waiting at the traffic lights. Normally I would just look ahead in a daze, but this time I was looking around and noticed a homeless man […]

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Bhejane Trust January 2017

Staff Writer February 6, 2017 No Comments

Bhejane Trust January 2017

Rain, rain and more rain!! It has rained almost every day this month. The bush is green, the rivers are flowing (if not flooding), the pans and dams are (generally) full. What a change from last year this time when we were panicking about a pending drought! The wildlife is well dispersed and fattening up, […]

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Old Mutual Fun Run

Staff Writer February 6, 2017 No Comments

Old Mutual Fun Run

HI All, Today, at Old Georgians, HAC had their biggest ever local Run generously sponsored this year by the Old Mutual – over 600 entrants running and or walking – from the 5km team relays to the 10km (my limit today) with the 21km and 42 for those training for Comrades and Two Oceans.  A […]

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Mazoe dam

Staff Writer February 3, 2017 No Comments

Mazoe dam

Mazoe  dam is at long last approaching capacity, the first time in almost 20 years, and is looking lovely.   The best way to appreciate it, obviously, is from a boat, and Hunyani Rowing Club have nestled on its banks for almost 60 years, getting people “on the water” whilst offering the world healthiest form of […]

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Kariba road – Truck across the road

Staff Writer February 2, 2017 No Comments

Kariba road – Truck across the road

HI All Driving up to Karoi yesterday and came around the corner just before 8 in the morning to be confronted by this just scene about 5km before the Dyke! The Truck has gone off the side of the road and then rolled as it tried to correct itself – the driver was apparently not […]

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And in other news… 31/01/2017

Staff Writer January 31, 2017 No Comments

And in other news… 31/01/2017

Editor’s note Our appearance depicts who we are as a person. Or does it? Ever heard the saying “never judge a book by its cover”? Of course you have, and it applies to every aspect of life. Whether you are judging a person or a tin of tomatoes. No one can truly know the true […]

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Greystone Park Nature Reserve Dam

Staff Writer January 30, 2017 No Comments

Greystone Park Nature Reserve Dam

At around 0230 on Thursday 26 January, following unprecedented rain fall both in the area and in the catchment, the dam in the Greystone Nature Preserve breached. The dam which had only just refilled from months of being empty after the poor rainfall from the previous rainy season was unable to deal with this onslaught, […]

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