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Lucky-beans (mutiti) – a great garden tree

By Prof. Ross G. Cooper Lucky-beans (mutiti) (Erythrina spp.) (Fig.’s 1 & 2) are hard, orange-red seeds that are ejected from a pod usually of …

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Two Trips in One: Mabukuwene Nature Reserve & Bulawayo Golf Club

By Professor Ross G. Cooper Formerly: Department of Physiology, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe. E-mail: rgcooperuk@yahoo.com The fresh air, flora and fauna, and spectacular beauty …

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A unique conglomeration of Zimbabwean Barn Swallows (Hirundo rustica) in U.K.

By Professor Ross G. Cooper Formerly: Department of Physiology, University of Zimbabwe,  rgcooperuk@yahoo.com Swallows (family Hirundinidae) possess facial bristles and 12 tail feathers. Their bodies …

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Cresta Jameson and Cresta Cape Town

HI All We, as Nzira Travel Zimbabwe, were invited down to the Cresta Jameson Hotel this morning to witness both the major improvements done to …

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Matobo Hills Lodge

HI All The Matopos (Matobo Hills) is my spiritual heaven – I fell in love with it on my first Scouts camp staying at Gordons …

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Homeschooling

HI All, On my early morning run today I passed by a couple of local schools which gave rise to thoughts on why schools were …

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Great Gweru guest lodge

HI All Its been a  long time since I’ve been confident of staying in a respectable guest lodge in Gweru – either they don’t exist or their …

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ZINCAT LATEST NEWS

Zimbabwe National COVID Action Trust – ZINCAT

Who is ZINCAT? Mission Statement  ~ ‘Smart compassion in action’ What We Do ZINCAT is smart compassion in action. Our Trust was created to bring …

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Covid 19 – Zim Frontline Team

As we slowly adapt to the new way of life Covid 19 has introduced us to, I am starting to hear of more and more …

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Zincat News

HI All It has been proven beyond doubt that, when people help out other less fortunate individuals, they have an increased feeling of self-worth – …

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