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28 February 2011

Migration Update - 28th February 2011

The wildebeest are concentrating around the Hidden Valley & Miti Mitatu area with some headed to Kusini due to lack of rains this past week around Ndutu. Nomad Tanzania guide, Emmanuel, has been seeing cats everywhere and a leopard that walked right in front of his car, stopping right on cue to pose for happy photographers in the vehicle, before climbing up a nearby tree. He said it was one of the best close-up sightings he'd ever seen. Halifa has been seeing lots of newborn wildebeest and even…

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21 February 2011

Vote in the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards

In recognition of their commitment to Zimbabwe, the Zambezi Safari and Travel Company have been nominated for the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards 2011 (under the Tourism category).  Set to be a prestigious annual event, the awards have been introduced to recognise and raise the profile of Zimbabweans from all walks of life throughout the UK who have pushed the limits to raise the Zimbabwe flag high.“Real change is coming in Zimbabwe,” says Managing Director of The Zambezi Safari and Travel Company, J…

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16 February 2011

Flood levels on the Zambezi

Recent record rainfall has resulted in unusually high levels of the Zambezi River.  Heavy rain across southern Africa has put relief agencies on alert. The Southern Africa Floods Situation Update by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) released on 9 February reports that:• In Mozambique, 23,632 families have been affected by floods and around 20,000 ha of crops damaged• With more rainfall forecasted for much of southern Africa, it is expected that locali…

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14 February 2011

Migration Update - 14th February 2011

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The wildebeest had started to divide up, some in the Hidden Valley area and then some starting to heads towards Maswa and the central Serengeti. However recent heavy rains in the Ndutu area, and the prospect of more rain coming, is expected to bring…

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