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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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Mining threat in Mana Pools causes outrage 14 August 2012 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

In a public statement issued on 12 August 2012, conservation organisation, The Zambezi Society, expressed its deep concern about the threat of mining exploration for Heavy Mineral Sands Deposits (and possibly other minerals) in major tributaries of the Zambezi River in the Mana Pools/Sapi/Chewore area which is one of four World Heritage Site prop...

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WildZambezi.com is a Winner! 1 May 2012 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Wild Zambezi.com is proud to announce that we have been voted Winners of the 2012 Zimbabwe Achievers Tourism Award! Thank you to all our friends and colleagues who supported our nomination and voted for us! We are delighted to be internationally recognised for the part we play in promoting tourism to Zimbabwe, and to our Zambezi area in ...

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New Air Taxi links Vic Falls-Hwange-Bumi-Kariba-Mana Pools 31 January 2012 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Wild Zambezi is excited about a new Air Taxi initiative to provide cost effective air access to some of Zimbabwe s top safari and wildlife areas. Safari Logistics has been launched by African Bush Camps to link hotels, lodges, camps and safaris in Victoria Falls, Hwange, Bumi Hills/Matusadona, Kariba and Mana Pools with a 4-seater Cessna 206 a...

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A fitting 50th! 4 November 2011 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

The 50th Anniversary Kariba Invitational Tiger Fish Tournament (KITFT) held between 26th and 29th October 2011 was a spectacular festival and a truly memorable occasion enjoyed by more than 2000 enthusiastic anglers and their supporters. Mana Meadows reports: Long after the fishing-shirt tans have faded, the tiger have been mounted and t...

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Catch a Tiger in Kariba! 18 October 2011 Cheryl Robertson, EturboNews.com No comments yet

Fishing enthusiasts from all over the world keen to reel in a tiger are gearing up to take on one of Africa s most aggressive predatory game fish in the annual Kariba Invitation Tiger Fish Tournament (KITFT) at Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe. The biggest tiger fish ever caught in this competition weighed 12.735 kilograms, and the 2009 record hold...

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Mana Pools: proposed new lodge development 8 August 2011 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

A new 24-30-bed Nyamepi Lodge, tourism development is proposed on the Zimbabwean banks of the Zambezi River in the Mana Pools National Park and World Heritage Site. An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is underway for the proposed lodge which is to be sited 3 kms downstream of the Parks HQ at Nyamepi, on the eastern bank of the Mana River...

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