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Bush meat poachers target Vic Falls wildlife

“Due to Covid-19 mainly, many of the resident warthogs within the town of Victoria Falls have been poached,” VFAPU said.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Sep. 11, 2022

Conservationists help tackle poaching in Hwange

Poachers, who included villagers from rural outposts such as Tsholotsho and Hwange used cyanide to kill the elephants for their ivory.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Sep. 11, 2022

Rising charcoal demand threatens Mat North forests

More than $1 billion of this amount was made up by charcoal.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Sep. 18, 2022

NGO seeks to curb mass poisoning of vultures

The two game reserves are said to be the most affected by the poisoning of vultures. 
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Sep. 18, 2022

Risking life and limb to save Zimbabwe’s rhinos

“So it passed through and that’s how I was lucky to make it to the next minute.”
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Sep. 25, 2022

Baboons wreak havoc in drought prone districts

The baboons also attack women and children.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Oct. 2, 2022

Top ranger’s crusade to curb wildlife crimes

Gwema said he decided to carry out the awareness activities two years ago after winning a major award.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Oct. 2, 2022

Communities battle upsurge in wildlife-livestock diseases

Chaitezvi said these diseases included TB, rabies, tsetse and FMD, which were impacting negatively on both the livestock sector and wildlife.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Oct. 9, 2022

Hwange villagers lose livestock to marauding lions

A local wildlife conservation organisation bought the cattle carcasses for less than US$150.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Oct. 16, 2022

Top Victoria Falls City Council official suspended

Ronnie Dube, the town clerk, confirmed Ndlovu’s suspension to VicFallsLive on Friday, but refused to give reasons for the move.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Nov. 6, 2022

Matobo records upsurge in rhino poaching cases

Matobo National Park in Matabeleland South has one of the highest rhino populations in the country.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Nov. 27, 2022

Chiredzi farmers reeling from elephant raids

Murandu said villagers are forced to invest most of their time and resources in protecting their crops from the marauding elephants with little success.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Nov. 27, 2022

Zimbabwe’s human wildlife conflict compensation scheme met with scepticism

Windas Sianene is grateful that he miraculously survived a crocodile attack soon after escaping from being trampled by elephants
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Dec. 7, 2022

Crocodile attack victim recounts horror encounter

Sianene, a father of three from Chief Saba area, survived the attack by jumping onto the back of the crocodile and shoving his arm down its throat to make it gag until rescue arrived.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Dec. 11, 2022

Chiredzi farmers resort to fortified kraals to keep lions, hyenas away

Conservationists are promoting the use of the fortified kraals to encourage the coexistence of livestock belonging to communal farmers in wildlife corridors and predator animals.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Jan. 8, 2023

36 armed poachers caught in Zimbabwe’s parks in 2022

Zimbabwe records a high number of poaching cases every year with animals such as elephants and rhinos targeted for their horns, which are in demand in Asian countries.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Jan. 29, 2023

Hwange villagers get human-wildlife conflict training

According to VFWT, the workshop targeted farmers  that included women as cases of human-wildlife conflict keep escalating.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Jan. 29, 2023

Matobo villagers restore wetlands to counter climate change induced water shortages

To counter the challenge, communities organised themselves to come up with strict regulations and formed committees at ward level to enforce them.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Mar. 26, 2023

Foreigners fuel Zimbabwe’s wildlife illicit financial flows

Tinashe Farawo, the Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) spokesperson, said foreigners mostly provided financial incentives to local poachers.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Jul. 29, 2023