Environment & tourism
Modernise weather forecast systems, govt urged PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 19:32

A call has been made for the country to modernise meteorological services data collection systems for the benefit of the farmers and industry.

International buyers arrive for Sanganai PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 18:45

International tourism buyers and media personnel from Italy, US, Germany, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda, among others, have started arriving in Zimbabwe ahead of the Sanganai/Hlanganani Tourism Fair to be held this month in Bulawayo.

Thousands of tourists visit Mount Inyangani PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 03 June 2016 19:19

There has been a sharp increase of tourists visiting the sacred Mount Inyangani ever since the disappearance of Zayd Dada in 2014 with over 20 000 local and international tourists having visited the highest mountain in the country to date.


Zim fights trophies hunting ban PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 03 June 2016 19:13

Zimbabwe is lobbying for support from CITES members states over the lifting of ban on hunting trophies by the US and European Union from some developing nations.


Govt avails funding for Sanganai PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 03 June 2016 16:11

The Government has granted a US$450 000 funding package towards the successful hosting of Sanganai /Hlanganani World Tourism Expo to be held in Bulawayo from the 16th to the 18th of this month.


Calls to capacitate community-based tourism PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 June 2016 20:49

Community-based tourism enterprises (CBTEs) in the country are facing an array of operational challenges, which have resulted in some of them shutting down operations altogether.


Zim ivory stocks: Space running out PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 June 2016 19:54

The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority says it will soon run out of space to store ivory as the stocks for the commodity continue to swell up from 60 tonnes in 2014 to 93.5 tonnes this year.


Zim fights wildlife trade restrictions PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 14:52

Zimbabwe has kick started the campaign to lobby SADC member states to support its position to sell and trade into wildlife products at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) to be held in South Africa in September.


Govt objects proposed ivory trade ban PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 30 May 2016 16:02

Government says it will continue to subscribe to the principle of sustainable utilisation of the natural resources and strongly objects the proposed ban in elephant ivory trade.

EMA works on veldt fires reduction PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 26 May 2016 20:13

The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) says it is targeting to reduce the hectarage of land and forests burnt by veldt fires by 10 percent this year through working closely with communities.


International tourist arrivals increase PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 21 May 2016 16:18

hotel room.jpgThe Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe (HAZ) says hotel occupancy in Victoria Falls is at 40 percent as a result of the continued increase in international arrivals.



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