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Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls - the Jewel of Africa

Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls – the Jewel of Africa

A TRUE adrenaline seekers’ town – Victoria Falls was accorded a United Nations Education and Scientific Organisation world heritage site status and is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Shared by Zambia and Zimbabwe, however, at the risk of being accused of being biased, I must state that by far the best […]

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National Museums ordered out of Vic Falls rainforest

National Museums ordered out of Vic Falls rainforest

By Tichaona Sibanda, 12 November 2010 The inclusive government on Thursday ordered the National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe to vacate the Victoria Falls Rainforest and allow its management to revert to the National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority. The state media reported on Friday that following consultations that involved Vice-President John Nkomo it was […]

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A rainforest under threat

A rainforest under threat

Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world, is under threat due to a new development constructed in the highly ecologically sensitive core zone. Victoria Falls was declared a National Monument in 1937, a Protected Area in 1952 and a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1989. In 2007 Victoria Falls was […]

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