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Radio collar removed from Mana Pools lioness 25 November 2010 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Many visitors to the Zambezi River at Mana Pools have enjoyed wonderful wildlife photographic experiences in the company of an old lioness and her family who frequents the area around Nyamepi Camp and the National Parks lodges. This old lady, now a great-grandmother, still roams the area in the company of her daughters and their offspring. So...

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New Mana Pools lodge controversy 6 October 2010 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Zimbabwe s Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZPWMA) has asked stakeholders to ratify proposals for several new lodge developments in the Mana Pools National Park and World Heritage Site. The proposals include: - three new semi-permanent 24-bed lodge tourism development sites along the Zambezi River frontage of the Park - one new ...

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"Keep the Zambezi Wild" say Source-to-Sea Kayak Duo 13 September 2010 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

In August 2009, Zimbabwean-born Warren Willis (left) and his South African friend, Francois Kruger (right), set out to kayak the Zambezi River from its source near Mwini Lunga in Northern Zambia to its delta at the Indian Ocean. The two men completed their epic 3186-km-long journey in May 2010, having split it into two parts, breaking just short o...

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UNESCO declares Zambezi Valley a Biosphere Reserve 14 June 2010 by WildZambezi.com One comment

Zimbabwe s Middle Zambezi Valley was amongst 13 new international sites given enhanced conservation status as Biosphere Reserves by the United National Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in June 2010 Biospheres seek to halt the loss of biodiversity and promote sustainable development. The Middle Zambezi Biosphere Reserv...

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Kariba at 50 - a spectacular site! 4 May 2010 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Lake Kariba is full and its spilling floodgates are a magnificent tourism site as the dam celebrates its 50th year. On 16th May 1960, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the British Queen Mother switched on the first electricity generators at Kariba Power Station and officially opened Africa s biggest (at the time) hydro power generation proje...

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Protea withdraws Zambezi hotel! 14 April 2010 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Protea Hotels has bowed to public pressure and withdrawn its application to build an ultra-modern 144-bed conference hotel on the banks of the Zambezi River in Zambia right opposite Mana Pools National Park and World Heritage Site. In a press statement released on 13th April 2010, Protea s Cape Town-based Director of Revenue Management, Sa...

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Zambezi Valley wins "Wonderful Places to Visit" competition! 17 December 2009 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

The Zambezi Valley has won the Wonderful Places to Visit 2009 competition held by Travel Informed (SA) www.travel-informed.co.za. It was voted this year s Best Destination outside South Africa! Thank you to all Zambezi Valley fans (including Wild Zambezi) who voted. We each received a free listing on the Travel Informed website! Ca...

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Bumi Hills:a triumphant come-back 1 December 2009 by Sally Wynn for WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Bumi Hills has been a star of Kariba s tourism stage for most of the lake s 50-year-old history - and like all great ladies of the theatre, her career has been chequered, her fortunes various and her facelifts numerous. Her latest come-back is a triumph. Perched magnificently on top of a hill right above the southern shore of Lake Kariba,...

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Wild Zambezi Wins Tourism Award! 3 June 2009 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Here s something to celebrate! Wild Zambezi won the award for Most Innovative Contribution to Tourism at the Zimbabwe Council for Tourism s 2009 congress dinner and awards ceremony at Meikles Hotel on Friday 29th May! Quite an achievement, especially given the fact that we are still in our first few months of existence! If you are ...

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