Category: Environment & tourism

BP oil spill to affect global environment

bp spill.jpgFollowing the discovery of some previously unknown species of batfish in the Gulf of Mexico as a result of the BP oil spill, environmentalists believe the ecological disaster has far reaching long term effects on the global environment.

Researchers identified new species of pancake batfishes living right in the area affected by the BP Oil spill which has been rated the worst oil spill disaster in history, causing 5 000 barrels of oil to leak a day into the sea for the last three months.

 

Read More

UAE Ambassador to SA in the country

 

emmirates ambassador.jpgUnited Arab Emirates Ambassador to South Africa Ismaeel Obaid Al Ali who is on a 3 day visit to Zimbabwe says his country is seeking ways of partnering Zimbabwe in the tourism sector with the intention of increasing the number of visitors from that country to Zimbabwe.

Read More

Lion Taskforce Committee set up

lion king.jpgParks and Wildlife Management Authority has set up a Lion Task Force Committee whose mandate is to oversee the breeding and keeping of lions following reports of lions that are wrecking havoc in the country killing people and domesticated animals.

Read More

ZTA commends Tourism Mobile Gateway

cell phone.jpgThe Zimbabwe Tourism Authority has commended the launch of the Tourism Mobile Gateway that will enable both domestic and foreign tourists to access tourism information and related products and services on their mobile phones, saying it will help Zimbabwe move with the times in terms of technology.

 

Read More

Revisit agric regions – gvt told

climate-change.jpgClimate change experts have urged government to revisit the five agricultural regions in the country so that they match the changes in climate that are currently being experienced to enable agricultural experts to give proper and relevant advice to farmers.

 

Read More