Saturday, December 5, 2020

Animal Life

MaDzimbahwe Explorer is a tourism portal with informative, upbeat and inspirational articles about Zimbabwe not only for the benefit foreign nature lovers, thrill seekers and travelers but its citizenry. We hope to not tell the complete story of this beautiful, friendly and upwardly mobile southern African country by going beyond its world class natural endowments, mystic ancient cities, impressively diverse ecology and soothing climate to the story of its people – urbane and less so. This would naturally include its fashion, culinary talents, and distinct arts – visual and performance.

ALERT ends lion walks, keeps thrills of kills

By Norma Tsopo AFRICAN lions are in perilous decline.  Its numbers have tumbled by around 180,000 since the 1940s – a 90 percent decline that...

Fruit bats take up accommodation at Jabulani Safari lodges

CONSIDERING that there are over 200 species of African bats — with the continent being home to 20 percent of the world’s bats its...

Debunking lion stigma

By Norma Tsopo Lions are imposing predators whose hunting prowess is eulogised by some wildlife researchers with a fanatical fascination at their highly refined prey...

Elegant forest primates under threat

By Norma Tsopo When a baby Simango monkey was snapped up from the trees by an eagle – one of Vumba’s apex predators, John Kerr’s...

Zimbabwe’s chiefs revive tradition to save the country’s last pangolins

By Andrew Mambondiyani ZIMUNYA COMMUNAL LAND, Zimbabwe — Christopher Zimunya, a 72-year-old leader of the indigenous VaJindwi people in eastern Zimbabwe, beamed as he spoke...
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UMC eases Chimanimani’s double jeopardy

by BERNARD CHIKETO EDUCATION has suffered double jeopardy over two successive years in Chimanimani after Cyclone Idai disrupted learning early last year and Covid-19 forcing...

Eastern Highlands charms Madam Boss

by ANESU KUREBWASEKA SOCIALITE Madam Boss - Tyra Chikocho, has taken the lead in the drive to promote domestic tourism with a tour of the...

Zimbabwe’s touristy and cultural stone sculptures

by ANDREW MAMBONDIYANI WHEN David Chimuka, a veteran sculptor in Zimbabwe’s eastern border city of Mutare, ventured into stone carving about four decades ago, he...