Cultural

So quickly did land transport develop – the railway reaching Bulawayo in 1897 and Salisbury...
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Background and establishment of the first Mission station at Inyati (now Inyathi)The Rev. Robert...
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For a summarised account of Mzilikazi’s life see the article on the Mzilikazi Memorial under...
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Grain-bins are relatively common in the Matobo Hills, a World Heritage Site in south western...
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The Memorial is on the site of Mzilikazi's royal town of Mhlahlandleia after he left Inyati and...
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Lyn Mullin and his colleagues in the Forestry Commission, Richard Barrett and Lisle Orpen and many...
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Lyn Mullin and his colleagues in the Forestry Commission, Richard Barrett and Lisle Orpen and many...
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Penhalonga Church is aligned east – west, with the sanctuary in the east and the Church porch...
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Douglas worked for Zimbabwe’s agricultural extension service, Agritex for most of his career...
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 List of Victims named on the Gweru MemorialNamesDate of DeathDetailsMilitary  ...
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I would like to dedicate this article to the Rev Edward D. Hamer, who sadly died in 2012, and whose...
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My Grandfather, Thomas Wilkie Barnett, died on Alanberry Farm (neighbouring Widgeon Ranch) in March...
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HistoryChief Mbari lived on the site of Harare kopje before the occupation in 1890, his brother...
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Architect: Fr Richartz, Client: Society of Jesus, Builder: Jesuit Brothers and people of the...
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 Bumbusi dry-stone walling National MonumentBuilt in the same style as Great Zimbabwe and...
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The large stand of over 5 hectares on the western side of the kopje given to Johnson, Heany and...
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In 1939 Canon Edward Paterson, an Anglican priest born in Scotland but raised in Johannesburg, was...
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The word Chipangali comes from the Chinyanja language in eastern Zambia where Viv Wilson began his...
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In the current economic climate where the Government’s priorities are elsewhere, disabled men...
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Below is a time line of the sequence of events, particularly in relation to the sites of the king...
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In 1879 the Jesuits made arrangements to establish missions to the north of the Limpopo River and...
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Originally opened in 1903 and called the Queen Victoria Museum, it mainly focuses on archaeology...
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 Over 900 trees and shrubs of Zimbabwe are carefully grouped in sections to show the...
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The grandiose obelisk of National heroes Acre or simply Heroes' Acre, overlooking the town, was...
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Situated within the Matobo Communal lands, the word ‘Embizeni’ (Place of the Pots) is...
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The memorial names the following civilians on the north face:To the memory of James Cunningham, his...
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The modern Church in Zimbabwe has its beginnings in the Zambezi Mission run by the Society of Jesus...
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The pub was a neat and tidy timber bar of English style with posts reaching up to support shelving...
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In her excellent article, Mrs Dorothy Finn says that Cripps was not related to Lionel Cripps, or...
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Serima Church, Hospital and School complex are situated within the Serima communal lands, south of...
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In the 1960’s Tom van Graan, the water bailiff at Lake Mutirikwi, started to build the Chapel...
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The Italian Church reminds us of a very little known episode in the history of Zimbabwe when...
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Masvingo is Zimbabwe's oldest town; the Pioneer Column left from Tuli in the far south of...
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The original village of Chimanimani was founded by Thomas Moodie in 1892, but in 1895 it moved...
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Ox wagons were the only means of transporting bulk goods before the arrival of the railway into...
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Kingsley Ogilvie Fairbridge (1885-1924), was the founder of a child emigration scheme to British...
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The farm kiosk selling jam, chutneys and vegetables is also highly recommended
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The National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Mutare was opened in 1999 at Kopje House, a...
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Mutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city with a...
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Bernard Mizeki was born Mamiyeri Mitseka Gwambe in Inhambane, Mozambique in 1861, he left his...
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Harold Christian, a farmer, started the aloe collection in his garden and they were such a success...
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The Monument came under the custodianship of National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe in 1936....
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Gallery Delta’s formative years were at Strachan’s building in Manica Road from 1975,...
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Zimbabwean stone sculpture emerged in the 1950’s under the active guidance of Frank McEwan,...
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The Avondale flea market is open seven days a week unlike its main rival the market at Sam Levy...
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Tengenenge is situated against the Great Dyke, seemingly a typical African village in the North of...
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In the 1880’s the area was known as Matsheumhlope, or White Stones, the site of one of King...
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 The Museum office was the station building for Shamva from 1931 until moved and re-erected in...
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The Natural History Museum of Zimbabwe came into being in 1901 as the Rhodesian Museum before being...
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BackgroundGreat Zimbabwe between 1300 to 1500AD was the largest settlement in sub-Saharan Africa,...
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Bulawayo is Zimbabwe’s second largest town after the capital Harare; it is twinned with...
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DescriptionThe main building is made up of two large platforms, the western one covering 900 square...
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Cecil Rhodes, Dr. Leander Starr Jameson and several other leading early white settlers, including...
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The top ten World sites include three from Africa; Victoria Falls, the great Rift Valley in Kenya...
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Few outside of conservation circles know the name Rupert Fothergill today, or remember the...
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The little Chapel of Santa Barbara is situated at the top of the hill known as Kariba Heights and...
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The isolated world of the Tonga people was torn apart from 1956 when the Governments of Northern...
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The Zambezi Society( www.zamsoc.org) conserving the wildlife and wilderness values of the...
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There are many stories that are put forward to explain the name Kariba. Local elders say that close...
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Born on 14 June 1921 in Cumbria, EnglandivWorld War II his father was an Anglican clergyman. When...
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