Toerisme zonder grenzen in Afrika

Toerisme ambtenaren van de Gemeenschappelijke Markt voor Oostelijk en Zuidelijk Afrika (Comesa) werken aan een toerismemarkt zonder grenzen. Het plan is onderdeel van inspanningen om een duurzame toeristische industrie in alle 19 lidstaten tot stand te brengen.

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Tourism Victoria Falls growing

After a decade of low arrivals, Zimbabwe is seeing a certain growth in tourists to the country and the famous Victoria Falls is most certainly to benefit from that. The town experienced the highest number of visitors in several years in 2011 and it looks like 2012 is shaping up to be an even better year.

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Internationale diamant conferentie Zimbabwe

gekleurde diamanten Zimbabwe

Cognac kleurige diamant

Zimbabwe is het gastland voor een internationale diamant conferentie.  Het congres wordt in Victoria Falls gehouden op 12 en 13 juli.  Een belangrijk onderwerp is de veranderende handel in de waardevolle stenen.  [Lees meer…]

Conservation by travelling in the ‘Tracks of Giants’

Olifanten op een eiland in de zambezi

Olifanten in de Zambezi

On May 1 conservationists Ian McCallum and Ian Michler will start a journey which takes them 5000 kilometers trough six countries in Southern Africa. They are  travelling in the “Tracks of Giants”, to attract attention to the environment and the animals and people in it.

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In Zimbabwe 100 children die daily

A recent medical report has revealed that an average of 100 children under five years of age are dying every day in Zimbabwe, mostly due to preventable causes before and during the first month after birth.

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Men Zimbabwe fear sperm-hunting women

Susan Dhliwayo was stunned when she pulled her car over recently to pick up a group of male hitchhikers and they refused to get in. The reason? They fear being raped.

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African countries agree on sale of rhino horn powder

Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Namibia and Angola are heading for a collision with rhino conservationists after it emerged that their governments had agreed to the sale of rhino horn powder in clinics and pharmacies.

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A new day for Zimbabwe?

For many years travelers have avoided Zimbabwe, aware that the country was ruled by a brutal regime. But Robert Mugabe’s time is growing short, safari lodges are filling up, and the spectacular wildlife is flourishing again.

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Water storage essential for Africa’s future

The average annual rainfall across the continent is around 800mm a year. Conditions vary from country to country – and within countries. But it is not necessarily the amount of rainfall a country receives that is of most importance. What is essential for a country’s growth and prosperity is that it has a predictable water supply.

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Enorm nieuw reservaat zuidelijk Afrika

Vijf landen in zuidelijk Afrika hebben donderdag overeenstemming bereikt over de vorming van het grootste internationale natuurreservaat ter wereld.

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