Mashonaland West

Henry Francis “Skipper” Hoste was one of the older officers when at the age of 37 he...
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Lord Randolph’s party journeyed by sea to Cape Town and then by rail to Kimberley where they...
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Note: only Fort Martin and the cemetery have been visited at this time, the other sites will be...
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EE Burke was the Principal Archives Officer at the Rhodesian National Archives and wrote the first...
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Viscount C/N 436 V.816 seriesDateNo.  Sep-59VH-TVSfirst flight from Hurn Airport, Bournemouth...
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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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The Victoria Cross is the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy...
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Below is a general map at 1:250,000 scale showing the principal places of interest referred to in...
Category: Ruins, Historic
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William “Curio” Harvey Brown describes how on 1st October 1890 the Pioneers were...
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For general background refer to the article Pre-Colonial Mining in Zimbabwe on the website www....
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Chengeta has seven double-bedded and nine twin-bedded rooms, all ensuite which are grouped around...
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Although the frieze is protected only by a small overhang, this is one of the best sites in...
Category: Rock Art
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Chinhoyi (formerly Sinoia) Caves is a National Monument and in 1975 was designated as a...
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Few outside of conservation circles know the name Rupert Fothergill today, or remember the...
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The concrete arch dam is 128 metres high and 633 metres along the crest. For many years the site on...
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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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These notes have their origin in the Field Excursion Guidebook prepared by Dr. Ali Ait-Kaci for a...
Category: Geological
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Below a Geological table at the Museum of Human Sciences in Harare shows the various life forms...
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The Zambezi Society( www.zamsoc.org) conserving the wildlife and wilderness values of the...
Category: Game Park, Cultural
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These hunting areas are all to the east and south east of Mana Pools National Park, but they do...
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This hunting area is situated in the Kariba eastern basin and extends from the Zambezi River at...
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Matusadona National Park has as its southern boundary the Omay Communal land and the northern...
Category: Scenic, Game Park
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 One of the most popular activities on Lake Kariba; for many visitors a boating holiday on a...
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There are 102 islands on the lake amongst which the following are well-known: Fothergill, Spurwing...
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There are many stories that are put forward to explain the name Kariba. Local elders say that close...
Category: Scenic, Cultural
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 Mana Pools National Park together with Charara, Hurungwe, Sapi, Chewore and Dande Safari...
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Chirundu is the border town between Zimbabwe and Zambia with a new one-stop border control ...
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