Climate crisis worsens wildlife invasions in Bulilima

by Dumisani Ncube National Parks officials gunned down three buffalos in Bulilima District yesterday in a bid to drive them away from human settlements. Buffalos herd reportedly numbering over a 100, invaded Makhulela, Huwana, and Khame areas and have been roaming close to human settlements for the past three days. Parks officials…

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Farmers start preparing for dry season

Farmers in Bulilima are seized with gathering hay and maize stalks to avert an impending drought crisis attributed to the effects of climate change. Over a thousand cattle and donkeys in the district succumbed to the effects of the El Nino induced drought last year. The shortage of water and…

COVID-19 and the plight of villagers in Bulilima

Villagers in Bulilima Ward 10 face a myriad of challenges in the face of Covid-19 which makes life unbearable. The Ward borders Botswana to the South West of Zimbabwe. Lockdown measures undertaken by the two countries have seen the closure of Maitengwe border post. The closure of the border has eroded the…