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Kariba Dam Wall is stable says Zambezi River Authority 24 March 2014 by WildZambezi.com via the Zambezi River Authority No comments yet

Following recent reports in the media raising concerns about the safety of the Kariba Dam Wall, The Zambezi River Authority, (the joint Zambian and Zimbabwean corporation, responsible for operating and maintaining the dam) issued the statement below on 20th March 2014, appealing for calm and reassuring the public that the dam wall is stable. ...

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ZimParks fees 2014 24 January 2014 by WildZambezi.com via ZimParks No comments yet

The Zimbabwe's Parks and Wildlife Authority has issued its charges for wildlife-based tourism operations in 2014. We summarise those relevant to The Zambezi Valley (including Victoria Falls and Lake Kariba) as follows: QUERIESAny queries or clarification regarding ZimParks fees can be addressed to tchipato@zimparks.co.zw or cmushunje@zimparks.co.z...

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Zimbabwe among Top 2014 Destinations - says UK Financial Times! 17 January 2014 by WildZambezi.com One comment

Zimbabwe has been named as a Top 2014 Destination in the Travel Section of the UK Financial Times! Chosen by travel industry leaders, the list of these top destinations reads as follows:- Iran Patagonia Japan Vietnam Mongolia Zimbabwe S dermalm, Stockholm, Sweden Mana Pools (above) and Hwange National Parks are singled...

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Zimbabwe shines in '25 Best Safari Guides' list 10 December 2013 by WildZambezi.com from Conde Nast Traveller No comments yet

Zimbabwe has always been well known for the exceptionally high standards of its safari guiding. Aspiring guides have to undergo years of rigorous theoretical and practical training in order to meet the exacting requirements necessary to guide visitors in the country s wildlife and safari areas. This excellence is aptly reflected in a ...

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Vic Falls listed in Top 10 travel regions for 2014! 5 November 2013 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Lonely Planet is advertising its Best in Travel 2014 as inspiration for travels in 2014. It names 10 regions of the world that have captivated its travel experts with their natural beauty and cultural riches. Victoria Falls sits at No 6 on the list! Here they are: 1. Sikkim, India 2. The Kimberley, Australia 3. Yorkshire, En...

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Wild Zambezi welcomes the UNWTO! 24 August 2013 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Hotels, conference venues and safari lodges along the Zambezi River at Victoria Falls and Livingstone are filled to capacity as the two resort towns welcome hundreds of international delegates to the biggest event on the international tourism calendar - the 20th General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). Th...

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Elephant rescue at Bumi Hills 26 July 2013 by Wild Zambezi.com No comments yet

The Bumi Hills Anti-Poaching Unit (BHAPU) who work hard to protect wildlife in and around Bumi Hills Safari Lodge overlooking Lake Kariba, were recently alerted about a female elephant who had a very bad wound on her leg caused by a wire snare. It took some time to find the animal. Fortunately a veterinary team with a helicopter were sta...

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New Zimbabwe Tourism Map 26 July 2013 by Wild Zambezi.com No comments yet

This brand new tourism map of Zimbabwe has been developed as a public/private tourism sector initiative in preparation for the upcoming UNWTO Congress in Victoria Falls at the end of August 2013. It is available via the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, Publicity Associations, lodges and tourism operators throughout the country. ...

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Mining in Mana Pools? UNESCO advises "NO" 11 December 2012 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

The Zimbabwe National Commission of UNESCO, has advised its parent organisation in Paris, the World Heritage Centre, that a mining proposal to explore the Ruckomechi and Chewore rivers in the Mana Pools-Sapi-Chewore World Heritage Site for heavy mineral sands will not be allowed . The Commission, which is responsible for overseeing matter...

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Tiger Tournament introduces Catch & Release 18 October 2012 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

This year s 51st Kariba Invitation Tiger Fishing Tournament (KITFT) is in full swing (17th - 19th October) on Lake Kariba. Wild Zambezi is delighted to report that the KITFT Committee agreed for the first time in the history of the tournament to introduce a Catch and Release policy this year... It is being run as a sub-tournament. 10...

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