Tourism and Enviroment

  • ZIMBABWE AND ZAMBIA PLAN TOURISM PARTNERSHIP 

    By Staff Reporter Zimbabwe and Zambia have reached an agreement to work together on development projects related to tourism. Speaking on the sidelines of the United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi Kenya, Zimbabwe’s Minister of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Mangaliso Ndlovu, said he held talks with his Zambian counterpart, Collins Nzovu where they agreed to cooperate on tourism…

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  • VICTORIA FALLS IMPLEMENTS DEVELOPMENTAL PROJECTS 

    By Staff Reporter The developmental projects currently going on in Victoria Falls have been hailed as a conduit in the development of the resort area, which was recently awarded city status. Among these developments is the hydro-power generation project for the resort town which has been welcomed to ease power shortages.  Stakeholders in the tourism sector say the developments will…

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  • GOVERNMENT COMMITS TO PARIS AGREEMENT 

    By Staff Reporter The Government says it will continue putting systems in place to implement the Paris Agreement which aims to combat climate change and adapt to its effects. This was said by the Chief Director Climate Change in the Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Mr Washington Zhakata at the launch of a Capacity Building Initiative for…

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  • MASHONALAND EAST’S SAMBOK DAM COMPLETE 

    By Staff Reporter The National Development Strategy One (NDS1), continues to bear fruit with the construction of a USD2 million dam becoming the latest feather in its cap. The recently completed privately owned dam, located in Marondera, is set to provide irrigation for the farmers in the area, thereby boosting agricultural production. The dam which has a capacity of 3…

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  • ZIMBABWE TOURISM BODY SEEKS ISO CERTIFICATION

    By Staff Reporter The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) says it is undertaking  a transformative journey to improve its quality standards by seeking International Organisation for Standards (ISO) certification. Addressing journalists, ZTA Acting Chief Executive officer, Mr Givemore Chidzidzi said his organisation has a task of producing world class services that resonate both with local and international tourists. Mr Chidzidzi said, through…

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  • CIVIL PROTECTION UNIT CREATES FLOOD HAZARD MAPS

    By Staff Reporter As the reality of climate change begins to affect  Zimbabwe, the Civil Protection Unit has developed flood hazard maps in every district as part of long-term emergency plans to deal with the increasing threat of natural disasters. The impact of  climate change  on weather patterns has resulted in disaster preparedness being listed among top Government priorities. The Government is already…

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  • PRESIDENT MNANGAGWA LEADS KWEKWE CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN

    By Staff Reporter President Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged people to practice cleanliness in their homes, as it demonstrates love for themselves and their country. The President said this  after joining Kwekwe residents in a clean up campaign at a bus and taxi rank in Midlands. President Mnangagwa said a litter free Zimbabwe has a lot of  benefit not only to the economy…

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  • GOVERNMENT EXPANDS THE FISHERIES SCHEME

    By Staff Reporter The Minister of lands, agriculture, fisheries and rural resettlement Dr Anxious Masuka  says the Presidential community fisheries scheme which was launched by President Emmerson Mnangagwa last year, will boost the fisheries sector. Dr Masuka said this as he addressed some beneficiaries of the scheme at Palawani  dam in Mapanzure. He also said the project tallies with the government’s National…

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  • Local tourism cost still high

    The Zimbabwean tourism sector took a blow after the advent of COVID-19 and players in this industry are adapting as fast as they can to the everchanging and volatile condition they are in. The recent travel ban by European countries and the US has affected one of the sector’s busiest seasons. This came as no surprise and is a blow,…

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  • Ready for the rainy season?

    The rainy season has arrived and with it the much needed cool weather, Zimbabwe has been experiencing high temperatures in the past weeks and the drop in temperature has brought smiles to a lot of people. The advent of this season means the environment around us is going to change. In the wet season, air quality improves which has substantial health…

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