Traversing the riverine landscape along Nyangambe River, and the thick indigenous forest largely dominated by mopane trees, which is also home to lions, elephants, leopards, buffaloes and diverse small game provides an amazingly rewarding experience to nature lovers who visit Nyangambe Community Wildlife Project (NCWP).
Rock paintings have been instrumental in understanding the rich history of Zimbabwe’s pre-literate societies. Such paintings which still exist at different heritage sites found across the country also help one to connect with Zimbabwe’s historical past.
A ROSE by any other name will always remain smelling sweet, so goes an old adage. The expression somehow boggles Yours Truly’s mind, especially on use and applications of eponyms as this week we explore Gandavaroyi Falls in Gokwe North, Midlands province.
Travelling (especially) into quiet and secluded areas for a silent retreat is essential for one’s mental health. It is good for what Robin Sharma in his book “The 5am Club” calls the four interior empires – the mindset (psychology), healthset (physicality), heartset (emotionality) and soulset (spirituality) – which he said are critical for exponential growth and unparalleled performance.
Zimbabwe’s large rivers are often characterized by alluring geomorphic features and the Sanyati river is no exception. It is on the Sanyati river in the northern end of Gokwe district where the iconic Gandavaroyi falls are situated. The falls form the biggest drop on the river, with its massive crater which is surrounded by steep cliffs giving a picturesque scenery.
THE 50th Kamandama Mine Disaster commemorations has come and gone. The fanfare was top-notch despite “last minute” change of programme after the guest of honour failed to make it to this grand occasion.