Mashonaland Central

The background to the military expedition J. Boxer writes that there was no doubt that in seeking...
Category: Cultural
IntroductionA number of historical articles on the Portuguese in Mozambique have been written in...
Category: Historic
The 1561 martyrdom of Dom Gonçalo da Silveira, S.J.Like Antonio Fernandes, Silveira was one of the...
Category: Cultural
His life as we know it is summed up by Hugh Tracey in his Rhodesiana article: “Brought to...
Category: Historic
Text by Stuart Beverley.There are over 685 species of birds that have been recorded in Zimbabwe,...
Category: Other
In the article on the Mazowe Patrol, under Mashonaland Central, I have noted that Dan Judson, the...
Category: Historic
Hylda Richards and her husband Tom farmed in Kent before the tobacco boom of the mid 1920’s...
Category: Cultural
GPS LocationsAlice Mine laager 17°30´44"S 30°57´33"EFort Mazoe 17...
Category: Historic
Shamva was originally called Abercorn, after James Hamilton, the second Duke of Abercorn (1838-1913...
Category: Cultural
Zimbabwe timeline  Pre 200 ADZimbabwe is populated by groups of San hunter-gatherers...
Category: Historic
Just outside Shamva, on Rutherdale Estate, which borders Maxton Estate, on the east side of the A13...
Category: Scenic
The shelter is easily accessible being about 450 metres from the tarred road down a track which...
Category: Rock Art
Chisvingo Ruins are located in the Masembura Communal Lands in Mashonaland. The name comes from the...
Category: Ruins
Douglas worked for Zimbabwe’s agricultural extension service, Agritex for most of his career...
Category: Cultural
This story would have remained as newspaper articles if Col. A.S. Hickman had not written The Siege...
Category: Historic
Animal Species: Elephant, Eland, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, leopard, hippo, Nile crocodile, kudu,...
Category: Scenic, Game Park
On the southernmost boulder are four fish and a kudu cow in yellow, whose lower legs were once...
Category: Rock Art
The horse riding safaris take place about 180 kilometres north of Harare in a very remote area of...
Category: Scenic, Game Park
Cave (1) is very easy to enter at ground level under a fence that has been erected to keep out...
Category: Rock Art
Background to the rock art in ZimbabweZimbabwe has one of the highest concentrations of rock...
Category: Game Park, Rock Art
If there is only the time for half a day’s game drive, then Thetford Game Reserve, which...
Category: Game Park, Rock Art
 Amongst the more conventional paintings of animals at Zombepata are numerous images of zebra...
Category: Scenic, Rock Art
Tengenenge is situated against the Great Dyke, seemingly a typical African village in the North of...
Category: Cultural