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Emma Mandlazi’s Courage Inspires Save Valley Communities to Protect Wildlife Despite Losses During Raids

Staff Reporter Female Ranger, Emma Mandlazi, from Village 31 in Bikita’s Ward 26, now considered a community heroine after saving crops and human lives Save Valley, Masvingo – Emma Mandlazi, 28 years old, from Village 31 in Bikita’s Ward 26, has become the talk of her community due to her recent display of bravery, which […]

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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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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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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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Three Zambian poachers jailed in Zimbabwe for possession of ivory: Two accomplices were gunned down.

-The accused persons are said to have fired two shots at game rangers and an exchange of gunfire ensued, leading to the death of two of the poachers John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – Three poachers from Zambia, who were nabbed on Tuesday in Katombola, near the Kazungula border post in Matabeleland North Province, have been

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Cycles help safeguard students from wildlife attacks in Zimbabwe

School girls from communities that surround Hwange National Park smile after receiving bicycles from IFAW and ZimParks under the Riding for Conservation and Education initiative Hwange, Zimbabwe – The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) in conjunction with Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) has donated 100 bicycles to students who walk long distances

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Africa Protected Areas Directors (APAD) network, the second in-person conference begins in Vic Falls – Zimbabwe.

Eileen Kairu/John Cassim Traditional dancers entertain delegates in Vic Falls during the APAD conference The Africa Protected Areas Directors (APAD) started on a high note in Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe on March 5th and is scheduled to end on the 8th. The pivotal event which is the second in person, brings board directors of Protected

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Zimbabwe says elephant trophy hunting is meant to reduce human-wildlife conflicts.

– The animals themselves will assist in the generation of funds to assist these communities, Zimbabwean minister said. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The Zimbabwean government has announced plans to introduce a new hunting quota meant to contain the elephant population as the country battles with increased reports, of human-wildlife conflict. The state-run ZBC news

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