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  • Mel Reynolds
    Former Congressman Mel Reynolds deported from Zimbabwe after pleading guilty
    Former Illinois congressman Mel Reynolds, 62. is being deported from Zimbabwe after he pleaded guilty to having stayed in the country on a visa which had expired some time ago. Reynolds was arrested this past Monday on the expired visa charge as...
  • Sharks
    Into Africa: African Travel’s Shark Diving
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernSince the early days, people have gone on safari to Africa to see and, in some cases to hunt, big game animals. The “Big Five” (rhino, elephant, leopard, lion and Cape buffalo) were deemed...
  • Mel Reynolds likes him some lust...
    Gun-grabbing, sex-offending ex-rep Reynolds arrested on porn charges in Zimbabwe
    Disgraced ex-congressman Mel Reynolds has been arrested in Zimbabwe on pornography and immigration charges, Fox News reported Tuesday.“Reynolds was arrested Monday at a Harare hotel after he brought several Zimbabwean models and other women...
  • John Dabeti - opal sculptor
    How to take home a 'real' souvenir
    Souvenirs. Tchotchkes. Mementos. Gifts for the family. Whatever you call them, most people can’t go on a vacation without bringing something home to memorialize the trip.Check in most airport shops, cruise ship shops or downtown souvenir...
  • Poacher shot while poisoning elephants with cyanide
    Poacher shot while poisoning elephants with cyanide
    An unidentified poacher involved with the mass killing of elephants via cyanide has been shot by rangers at Zimbabwe’s Matusadonha Game Preserve. Three others, however managed to escape capture.According to parks spokeswoman Caroline Washaya...
  • Zambezi Explorer
    Victoria Falls has a secret. Want to know what it is?
    With thousands upon thousands of visitors coming to Victoria Falls each year, why are they attracted and why do they keep coming back? Search high or search low, search fast or search slow, search wet or search dry…let’s see if we can...
  • Victoria Falls Hotel
    Victoria Falls has great hotel choices – how to choose?
    In addition to all the activities available at Victoria Falls, you’ve got another big decision to make. Where will you spend the night?Depending on your preferences, there are a number of choices that all carry the “highly recommended...
  • Zimbabwe craft market
    15 More things to know about travel in Zimbabwe
    On my last trip to Zimbabwe, I discovered a dozen things you really need to know before you go. If you haven’t read that, you find 12 Things To Know About Traveling in Zimbabwe here.Now, with this second trip, there’s even more to...
  • Zebras on safari
    The secret is out - now's the time to safari in Zimbabwe
    The sixth annual Saganai Travel and Tourism Africa Fair just concluded today in Harare, Zimbabwe. What does that mean to you? Reiterated in this afternoon’s press briefing and in recent political appointments, Zimbabwe is making a huge push...
  • Sanganai business travel forum
    Sanganai / Hlanganani World Travel and Tourism Africa Fair opens
    The Sanganai/Hlanganani World Travel and Tourism Africa Fair starts today In Harare, Zimbabwe. This is the 6th annual meeting and is expected to generate over US$300 million in tourism receipts.Over 270 safari camps and other adventure...
  • Elephants in Zimbabwe killed by cyanide
    Elephants in Zimbabwe killed by cyanide
    Authorities at the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe have confirmed the death of at least 87 elephants from ingesting cyanide laced into their natural salt licks during the past four weeks. Six poachers were arrested in August for poisoning 47...
  • Elephants poisoned in Zimbabwe: Over 81 are dead
    Elephants poisoned in Zimbabwe: At least 81 are dead
    Hwange National Park in western Zimbabwe has been the scene of 81 elephant deaths this month due to poaching. According to a Sept. 24 report onYahoo! News, poachers seeking the valuable ivory elephant tusks used poison to kill the huge animals....
  • The smiles of Zimbabwe are infectious
    The smiles of Zimbabwe are infectious
    In Zimbabwe’s century old Mbara Township, a child in the bustling Curio Market, Harare’s largest for traditional arts and crafts, begs to have his picture taken. His mother grants permission. His eyes shine as he views himself on my...
  • Zimbabwe
    Zimbabwe hospital charged women $5 for every scream during childbirth
    A Zimbabwe hospital charged women $5 for every scream during childbirth. The Washington Post reports on July 11 that the hospital is on an official list of global corruption. Women were fined under the category of raising a false alarm and had to...
  • Swallowed by hippo and alive to tell tale: Guide has close encounter in Zimbabwe
    Swallowed by hippo and alive to tell tale: Guide has close encounter in Zimbabwe
    The phrase "swallowed by hippo" is trending on May 9. And after a close encounter that included a vicious attack courtesy of this large animal, a guide named Paul Templer is alive to tell about that harrowing experience that happened in...