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Zimbabwean Farmers Forced to Sell Livestock at Meager Prices as Drought Takes Toll

– Amidst Devastating Drought, Matabeleland North Farmers Face Dire Choices to Secure Food John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – Amidst the harsh realities of a drought-induced crisis, farmers in Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe, are reluctantly parting with their livestock at rock-bottom prices, signaling the depth of their desperation for sustenance. Renowned for its arid climate ideal for […]

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Zimbabwe Wildlife Farmer Adopts 10km of Byo-Vic Falls Highway for Rehabilitation near Hwange National Park

“We need to make sure our highway is in good shape all the time as this is the only road our valuable customers use to come to our safaris,” Mathuthu said. John Cassim Plastic litter along the Byo-Vic Falls highway in Zimbabwe Harare, Zimbabwe – A wildlife farmer who is also the managing director of

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Blessing in disguise as climate change-induced demand for green energy places Zimbabwe’s lithium mining at the top

– The increased demand for green minerals, as well as the electrification and decarbonization thrust driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution, is primarily fuelled by lithium, President Mnangagwa said. John Cassim Lithium open cast mining at Kamativi. Harare, Zimbabwe – The global demand for green energy as a climate change mitigation measure has positioned Zimbabwean lithium

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Fishing Decline in Southern Africa Due to El Nino-Induced Drought

– Fishing communities devastated by El Nino-induced drought are facing unprecedented challenges as the fish in the river are gone, fisher lamented. Source: Changa Safari Camp from the 2021 Tiger Fishing in Lake Kariba John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – Fishing communities in Southern Africa are reeling from the devastating impacts of the El Nino-induced drought,

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IFAW Brings Africa’s next generation into the conservation discourse

Phillip Kuvawoga – IFAW Director of Landscape Conservation Want to help save wildlife? Imagine growing up on the border of a protected wilderness area in East or southern Africa. You probably see zebras, impalas, or kudus on your way to school. These animals ordinarily don’t harm people, but what about larger animals like elephants and

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IFAW Collaborates with ZimParks to Combat Wildlife Crime Using Dogs in Zimbabwe

John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – In a bid to fortify efforts against wildlife crime, Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) has welcomed its newest recruits, two eager puppies named Themba and Wana, into the K9 unit.  These young canines mark a significant stride in the ongoing partnership between ZimParks and the International Fund for Animal

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Zimbabwe Introduces First Conservation Strategy for Endangered Ground Pangolins

-The ground pangolin is under threat from poaching, illegal trade, habitat loss, and degradation in both inside and outside Protected Areas. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – In a significant step towards safeguarding the endangered ground pangolins, the Zimbabwean government, in partnership with the Tikki Hywood Foundation, has unveiled the country’s inaugural conservation strategy. This pioneering

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Documentary Exposes Redwing Mine: An Enigma of Gold Production in Zimbabwe 

-The unchecked expansion of mining operations has resulted in accidents, loss of livelihoods, and environmental degradation. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe –  Redwing Mine, a once-thriving symbol of Zimbabwe’s gold production, now stands as a testament to the challenges of accountability, resource governance, and the need for youth involvement in the mining sector. A recent documentary

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The death of ‘Washy’ a cherished painted dog in Zimbabwe triggers revival of emergency help lines.

-The carcass bore a snare wound, serving as a grim reminder of the persistent threats posed by humans who set up snares in the area. John Cassim The tragic death of Washy, a cherished member of the Mpindothela Pack of painted dogs, in Mabale, Hwange, recently underscored the vital role of community vigilance in safeguarding

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Akashinga continues to inspire young, underprivileged women into brave rangers.

John Cassim Grace and Lice in Songo, Binga near Lake Kariba John Cassim In Harare, Zimbabwe – During the month of March, celebrations of remarkable women from various fields takes place globally. Among these exceptional women is Grace Nasho Zhuwakina, a ranger at Akashinga, located in the remote regions of the country. After many years

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