Thursday, October 18, 2018
The translocation of wild animals is becoming an increasingly important conservation strategy and is happening more and more frequently around the world. The Australian Wildlife Conservancy has translocated 20 species (13 of them threatened) to its reserves around Australia. Similarly, the Conservation Land Trust in Argentina has translocated a suite of...
Tawanda Musarurwa I hoisted myself into the 4x4 Land Rover as we prepared to embark on a rough and tumble adventure in the untamed, multi — habitat territory of the Sentinel Game Reserve. “This place is among the wildest you’ll find anywhere in Africa,” said Vanessa Bristow. The area’s brutal terrain means...
BH24 Reporter BINDURA - The Meteorological Services Department will announce its agro-based weather forecast for the 2018/19 agricultural season by the beginning of next month, according to its head of public weather service Tich Zinyemba. He said the forecast was important to farmers for planning purposes in relation to rainfall patterns,...
George Maponga MASVINGO - Feasibility studies on the irrigation land-use pattern using Tugwi-Mukosi Dam water have been completed with a Cabinet thumbs up to the plan expected to pave way for the developing of more than 25 000 hectares in southern parts of Masvingo using the reservoir’s water. Tugwi-Mukosi-the country's largest...
South-African based Zimbabwean artist, Michele Mathison, is currently on show at the 2018 Edition of Frieze Sculpture, at Regent’s Park English Gardens, London. Frieze Sculpture is a precursor to the esteemed Frieze Masters Exhibition which is set to take place in October of this year. As such, Mathison has been...
Sanusha Naidu The priorities and themes of the 10th BRICS Summit, ranging from peacekeeping to collaboration around the 4th Industrial Revolution, provides a number of issues that summit leaders say they want to pursue. The summit in Johannesburg is the culmination of regular meetings held by the foreign ministers of Brazil,...
Chipo Sabeta The consumption of beer is very popular countrywide. Some occasions are for swigging beer in the garden, some are for contemplating a log fire at home, and others are for sharing with friends on special occasions. Notably, there are a number of different ways to enjoy beer including when...
Jeffrey Gogo Bitcoin this week swung back above $7 000 for the first time in several weeks amid a slew of positive developments on the digital currency space. The benchmark cryptocurrency soared nearly 10 percent to $7 307 on Coinbase July 17, leading a market-wide recovery in global cryptocurrency prices. Ethereum, a...
Own Correspondent An exertion on curatorship was held for tertiary education students wherein the chief curator of the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Raphael Chikukwa, offered insights on curatorial best practice to the group of students. Various issues ranging from the history of artistic practice in Zimbabwe, the region and the...
Tawanda Musarurwa Who ever said skipping from tree to tree was a preserve for monkeys got it all wrong. Well, it probably was at some point in the history of this planet, but not anymore! Welcome to the Aberfoyle Golf and Country Lodge’s “Tree Canopy Tour”. Now, how does one go about...