Victoria Falls

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 29th, 2013
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Hundreds of safari animals have been transported across Zimbabwe to a poaching-prone nature reserve ahead of a UN meeting to make the area appear populated. The decision to move the animals from a private conservancy in southeastern Zimbabwe to Victoria falls is to ‘repopulate’ the preserve before th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2013
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Today is Zimbabwe’s Independence Day. Yes, on 18th April 1980, Zimbabwe gained it’s independence from British rule…whatever that means. But anyway, to celebrate our 33rd birthday, I figured it would only be fitting if I shared a few fun facts about my beautiful motherland. So here are 10 fun facts ab...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 20th, 2012
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By David Hwangwa, zimeye.org Once upon a time, Zimbabwe was envied across the whole African divide. Barring South Africa, it had the strongest economy, quality education and a vibrant health system. This was made possible by the policies introduced by the then Prime Minister Robert Mugabe at the turn...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 14th, 2012
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By Tichaona Zindoga, opinion Those who convened the inaugural Zimbabwe Diamond Conference in Victoria Falls in the last two days will no doubt be satisfied with how the event panned out. The biggest thing, demonstrably, is that it constituted a major diplomatic coup that Zimbabwe, in its quest to law...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documents
Nov 13th, 2012
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Address by former South African President Thabo Mbeki at the Zimbabwe Diamond Conference, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe: November 12, 2012: Director of Ceremonies, Our host, Minister Obert Mpofu, Honourable Ministers from Zimbabwe and our region, Leaders of the Kimberley Process, Your Excellencies, Ambass...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 30th, 2012
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, accused of ethnic cleansing and bankrupting his country, was on Tuesday appointed by the United Nations to become the new international envoy for tourism. The UK Guardian reported on Wednesday that despite the fact that Mugabe, 88, was under a travel ban, he had be...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2012
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by Kimberley O’Sullivan The sound of shrieking children on break-up day was the last jarring sound in my ears before my husband and I arrived at Cape Town International Airport, bound for the tiny Namibian coastal town of Walvis Bay, and our epic 14-day Swakopmund to Victoria Falls overland adv...
By benim
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Jan 2nd, 2011
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HARARE, Zimbabwe – Western visitors to Zimbabwe are snapping up old, defunct Zimbabwe bank notes, preferring them to some traditional African curios and souvenirs of the nation’s famed stone sculpture. Most sought after is the one hundred trillion Zimbabwe dollar bill, the highest denomin...
By benim
In Facts about Africa
Nov 6th, 2010
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The fortunes of Zimbabwe have for almost three decades been tied to President Robert Mugabe, the pro-independence campaigner who wrested control from a small white community and became the country’s first black leader. Until the 2008 parliamentary elections, Zimbabwe was effectively a one-party...
By benim
In African Maps
Oct 15th, 2010
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Map and Basic Facts about Zimbabwe Location: Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia. Land Boundaries: Botswana 813 km, Mozambique 1,231 km, South Africa 225 km and Zambia 797 km. Geography: Size 390,580 sq km , slightly larger than Montana, US. The terrain is mostly high plateau with higher...