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Victoria Falls water level rises by 57 per cent

Victoria Falls water level rises by 57 per cent

592 ViewsWater levels at Victoria falls had increased by 200% as of 27th May 2020 compared to last year’s flow on the same date, says the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA). According to the authority, the recorded flow is 57% higher than the long-term average river flow for Victoria Falls, the Authority has said in a […]

Lungu reopens, tours Victoria Falls, says country needs to adapt to climate change

1,137 ViewsPresident Edgar Lungu has reopened the Victoria Falls to the public which was closed due to the outbreak of Covid 19 pandemic. He also noted that Zambia needs to adapt to climate change in order to sustain the tourism sector’s contribution to the country’s national economic development. A state run publication which acompanied him […]

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Water recorded in Victoria falls to take nine weeks to reach Kariba- ZRA

1,232 ViewsThe Zambezi River Authority says the high water level recorded at the Victoria Falls in Livingstone is yet to reached the Kariba Dam. ZRA Chief Executive Officer Munyaradzi Munodawafa made the remarks to President Edgar Lungu, who toured the dam today. He said the high water volume seen at the Victoria falls will take […]

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THE CLASS OF 1993: Zambia remembers national team that perished in plane crash

1,532 ViewsIt was a moment of silence today, as the country remembered its fallen football heroes, the class of 1993. The day almost passed unnoticed because of the coronavirus pandemic which is making headlines world over, for the wrong reasons. On the evening of 27 April 1993, a DHC-5 Buffalo transport aircraft of the Zambian […]

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Travel and tourism sectors heavily affected by coronavirus

580 ViewsThe Covid-19 pandemic has continued to affect key sectors of the country’s economy with the tourism sector losing about 460 million United States dollars in both consumption   and non-consumptive domestic tourism. The tourism industry which is one of the sectors considered to be vital to the economic development of the country as highlighted in […]

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Thousands attend N’cwala ceremony

1,680 ViewsThousands of people have joined the Ngoni people of east Zambia to celebrate their colourful traditional ceremony, the N’cwala, reports Asa Manda. N’cwala is an annual event that takes place end of February to thank God for the first harvest and pay homage to their ancestors for the war victories on the Ngonis journey […]

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Urban residents also benefit from hunting – the untold story

1,814 ViewsBy Emmanuel Koro Widely viewed as only benefiting poor rural residents of Africa, the hunting industry is stunningly benefiting urban residents as well. The benefits are far-reaching and crosscutting, demonstrating the importance of the hunting industry to Southern Africa’s wildlife economy. In rural Africa, hunting is known to bring wonderful mind-set-changing benefits that have […]

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How do become a smart traveller and never leave anything behind

1,537 ViewsBy Emmanuel Koro It feels good to learn from a new book that all of us can now become smart travellers, with a bit of guidance. The journey to “smartness” starts with learning how to remember to take key items with us to avoid discomfort, inconvenience and unnecessary expenditures. A newly published and eminently […]

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Rural communities’ first win-win meeting with hunters

659 ViewsBy Emmanuel Koro African rural communities and safari hunting companies are meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe for the first time to explore win-win business partnerships at the African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF). While both hunting companies and African rural communities have finally found each other on the need for a mutually beneficial business partnership, […]

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US NGO hopes Africa will snatch wildlife leadership from harmful animal rights groups

1,666 ViewsBy Emmanuel Koro One of the USA’s most outspoken ivory experts has suggested a new approach for Africa to topple western animal rights groups from their harmful global leadership position in wildlife management. “Given the overall dismal experience of the sustainable use forces at CoP18 in Geneva, Switzerland, it’s time to consider doing something […]

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