9 December 2011

There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way – Christopher Morley



“Vic Falls News” is a community service and all donations are put towards our “Oldies” food boxes.





  • “OLDIES” CHRISTMAS LUNCH –Tonya & Barry Meikle & Sara & Larry Norton will be hosting this year’s “Oldies” Christmas lunch.  (For those who don’t know, these 2 special families have been hosting their Christmas lunch for 4 years now). This is a very special and touching time of the year when these 2 very special families touch the lives of our dear friends.  This is also a time where we treat them with Christmas gifts.  If you would like to be a part of this special day and have a special gift to drop off for them, please contact Tonya or Myself.  Their Christmas lunch will be held on Friday the 16th of December.



  • “OLDIES” CHRISTMAS BOXES – As the end of the year approaches at an alarmingly speed!!!!  So does the time when we start collecting for our “Oldies” Christmas box, this box we try to make a little different from each month’s as this is a very special time of the year and we want them to enjoy it as much as we all do!!!  So if you have a treat or treasure you would like to add into their boxes, please drop it off with myself or at the Seven Eleven with your name on it.  A special thanks to those that have sent in vouchers and treats and food already………it is always so much appreciated!!!!!  We are packing and delivering on the 13th of December.




  • CHRISTMAS LIGHTS– It’s that time of the year again and Beatie has asked me to let everyone know that the Christmas lights will be turned on, on the 18th of December until the 25th of December!!!!  So please come down and enjoy this beautiful sight, A donation box will be there for those who would like to show their appreciation of the wonderful work Beati, her sons and friends do for our community.








Just arrived – Xmas Wrapping Paper

Place your orders for your Staff Xmas Food Hampers – Limited Stock






  • SAGRONE ENTERPRISES (PVT) LTD273 Adam Stander Drive, Elephant’s Walk Shopping Village, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe



ITEM                                                                                      $

SAMSUNG DVD-WR                                                            50

USB MOUSE                                                                          10

PS/2 KEYBOARD                                                                  15

POWER CABLES                                                                   7

ATX POWER SUPPLY UNIT 24 PIN 400W                     40

USB PRINTER CABLES                                                        10

USB CARD  4 PORT                                                              20

COMPUTER CASES BLACK AND SILVER                         30

FLOPPY DISKETTE DRIVE                                                 10

BLANK DVD R                                                                       .50

RJ45 CONECTORS                                                               1

2GB DDR2 LAPTOP RAM                                                     60

64MB SDR DESKTOP RAM                                                 15

256 DDR 1 DESKTOP RAM (4200)                                    30

256 DDR1 DESKTOP RAM (3200)                                     25

80GB SATA DESKTOP HARDDRIVE                                 60

3GB IDE  DESKTOP HARDDRIVE                                     15

SOCKET 775 PROCESSOR COOLER FANS                      10

SECOND HAND COMPUTER CASE                                   20

SECOND HAND HP FLATBED SCANNER                        50

500VA UPS                                                                            45


Contact : Boaz, Sagrone Enterprises, 0777 048 472, 0773 575 909, boazmakiwa@yahoo.com



  • ROSEPET BOOKSHOP – Books, stationery and computer consumables available at Rosepet Enterprises, Shop Number 20, 1st Floor Galleria Building (Above TelOne). For orders and free deliveries anywhere within Vic Falls call us on landline 013-45088, , cell 0779 089 685. Email: rosepetzim@yahoo.com

New stock just arrived;


Computer Accessories:

v                Printer and Toner Cartridges,

v                Memory Cards

v                Flash/Memory Sticks, etc etc…..



v                2012 Diaries

v                Bond Paper (Including Coloured Bond paper)

v                All your office and school stationery requirements…………………….



v                Bibles for all age groups (English, Ndebele and Shona)

v                Novels for all ages (English, Ndebele and Shona)

v                Children’s books

v                All Primary School books including Sunrise Books 1 to 10

v                All Secondary School books

v                Dictionaries

v                Student Companions

v                Motivational and Inspirational Books

If it’s not there, tell us and we’ll order for you!!!





·         LOVELY CATS NEEDING A HOME – Two gorgeous male cats very affectionate and loyal, one Black and one Mackerel just over a year old looking for a loving home.  Please contact Tiffany on 0773 380 778



  • TECHSTORE BULAWAYO – Digital Discount Store, Guaranteed Hardware, Software & Expertise Under One Roof!

    Email: techstore@netconnect.co.zw Skype: techstoresales Tel (Byo) 61637, Cell 0774 908 083



    10 “ Netbook, S10F 1.6GHZ 200GB HDD Webcam U$350.00

    13.3” Netbook, SU33 1.3GHZ 200GB HDD Webcam, Brushed Matte Rubberised Surface U$500.00

    14” Notebook, Si40 2.0GHZ Dual Core 320GB HDD 2GB RAM, 512MB DEDICATED Nvidia Graphics Webcam U$660.00

    11.6” Notebook, S16E 1.3GHZ 200GB HDD Webcam, Ferrari Red Internal Styling U$450.00

    HP 15.6” Laptop, 635 320 GB HDD Webcam Dual Core with Dedicated Graphics & Bluetooth U$700.00

    XD5080 All in One Desktop Replacement
    No cables – No fuss! HDD & DVD RW built into 21” HD Screen. Wireless keyboard and mouse, 3.0 Ghz Dual Core 2Gb RAM 500Gb U$700.00

    Proline Nanoware Desktop PC
    Screen, Nano Box, Keyboard & Mouse, Intel Atom 2.3GHZ 250GB HDD U$495.00

    Samsung i5 Notebook RF510
    Intel Core i5 – 460m 4GB Ram 500GB HDD, 2GB Dedicated Nvidia Graphics U$850.00

    All this and much much more.

    Find TechStore at 204 Leopold Takawira Ave, Next to the AA, Bulawayo.  Email: techstore@netconnect.co.zw Skype: techstoresales Tel (Byo) 61637, Cell 0774 908 083






Season greetings and thank you for all! FOR your continued support through out 2011, we look forward to serving you in 2012

Adventure Zone                                            Tourist Zone Security

Back packers                                                 Ilala Lodge

Saflogde                                                        Safari Health & Beauty (Maggie Sibanda)

Lokuthula                                                       Chambonda Primary School

The Boma                                                       Telecel

Vine Pharmacy                                              Victoria Falls Pharmacy

ALCOM                                                           Zambezi Helicopter

Shearwater Rainforest                                National Parks

TSZ                                                                 Wild Tracker Lodge

Home net Town Office                                Dube & Company

Home net Post office                                  A C M Agent

Express Stationary                                      Crystal Clearing Agent

Celebration Church                                      Green Route

Kings Primary School                                   Beyond

Oasis Academy                                             UBM

A C M H                                                         Victoria Falls Primary School

Elite                                                                G R Mugabe Housing

Mkhosan Adventist Secondary                   D G Wilson Transport

Steyn (Mr)                                                     Accia

Edwards (Mr.  & Mrs.)                                 Supper Save

Spray View Hotel                                          Ref 8

Furniture for Less (Mr. Phiri (& Mrs.)      Abula

VeNhuna                                                        Bush Cuisine

Victoria Falls Hospital                                 Meikle (Mr. & Mrs.)

TM Hwange                                                    Sara Norton

TM Vic Falls                                                  Larry Norton Studio’s

Jays Spar                                                      Mars

FBC Bank                                                        Chino’s Medical Centre (Dr N

POSB                                                              Highestech Digital –Luwi & Kristy

Seven -11


May all the sweet magic Of Christmas conspire to gladden your hearts and fill every desire!




  • THE VILLA VICTORIA – New arrivals!!!!!

Looking for Christmas gifts, come in and see us we have Stained glass wind chimes, 2012 Calendars and diaries, Alluminium Ware, Hi-Tec shoes, Christmas crackers and gift wrap, Fridge magnets, Soaps and more. So hurry while stocks last, we are situated at 165 Courtney Selous Crescent.

We also have 2 x 205/60/15 Brand New Maxi’s Tyres for sale, please call on 0777 050 279 or 0712 700 261 for further details.




  • CANS & 2LT SOFT DRINKS – We have in stock canned Coke, Coke Light, Coke Zero, Fanta Orange, Fanta Grape, Lemon Twist, Tab, Iron Brew, Stoney Ginger Beer, Sparletta Crème Soda, Sparletta Pine nut and Sprite. Also available in cases of 6x2ltr PET are Coke , Coke Zero, Coke Light, Fanta Orange, Fanta Grape, Fanta Pineapple, Iron Brew, Sprite. Please note all sales are for bulk purchases in caselots.

Please telephone Tradepower Victoria Falls (013) 44870/44871 or 0774 022 312 / 0775 996 110 OR email: vicfalls@tradepower.co.zw

Visit us at 439 Miles Road, Victoria Falls Industrial Areas across the road from Marange Motors.


  • SUNDAY TRADING IN DECEMBER – Tradepower Victoria Falls will be open every day including Sunday 11th and 18th December for traders shopping convenience.  Please visit our modern wholesale warehouse, where service to you will be a privilege.

Please phone Neil Norman or Sipho Tshuma at Tradepower Victoria Falls on (013) 44870/44871 or 0774 022 312 – Neil / 0775 996 110 – Sipho OR email: vicfalls@tradepower.co.zw

Visit us at 439 Miles Road, Victoria Falls Industrial Areas across the road from Marange Motors.


  • CADAC GAS EQUIPMENT – Wide range, competitively priced. Our products include, skottel braai $100.00 , 3kg cylinder $57.99 , 5kg cylinder $63.00 , standard regulator $13.50 , Eazilite 100CP $40.00 , Eazilite 300CP $57.50 , 2-plate stove $73.00 , 500g gas cartridge threaded $8.00 , Grillo gas braai $75.00 , mantle 100CP $2.70 , mantle 300CP $3.20 , cooker top $19.00 , glass 100CP $7.90 , glass 300CP $9.50 , Adventure Eazi Kit $41.00 , Safari Chef $129.50 , Fish Griller $16.50 , Rectangular Griller $25.50 , Round Griller $16.50 , Picnic Back-pack Set $75.50

See our modern, well stocked wholesale warehouse opposite Marange Motors.

Tradepower Wholesale Vic Falls – Telephone (013) 44870 / 44871 or 0712 587 123 / 0774 022 312



 What you don’t want someone else does……..

Turn your unwanted bits and pieces into cash.

Bring all those items you’ve been meaning to get rid of and we will sell it for you!!

Books furniture ovens fridges kitchen utensils electrical items tools car parts hardware.  Anything goes (except clothes and curios)

Come in and browse around.

Specials:  Golf Clubs set PING Irons $ 350 – Lap top computers $300 – Bass motor $200 – Shot Gun (12 B FN Browning) – Solar panels – Canon printer cartridges various $20 – Printers tray Hamilton original collector’s item.

Find us in the warehouse next door to the vet!

NB. All items sold on commission

Open 9am – 4.30pm Saturday 9am – 1pm

Enquiries: Contact – Jane – 0712 212 269 or 40091 evenings.



  • HOTELSERVE HOLDINGS – Boschendal and Douglas green wines now in stock!






Samsung RV510 Celeron Laptop – US$495.00

Processor: Intel Celeron T3500


Graphics: On Board

Hard Drive: 160GB

Optical: DVD Writer

Screen: 15.6” HD Screen

OS: Windows 7 Starter

Extras: Wireless, Webcam, 1 Year Kaspersky Anti-Virus, Carry Case

     1 Year Warranty

Price is valid whilst current stocks last.


Now Offering Free Swift Delivery Throughout Zimbabwe (terms & conditions apply)


Also Available: Laptops & Accessories | Desktops | Printers, Scanner & Projectors |UPS & Inverters | Sollatek Surge Protection | Networking | iPods & Accessories

Phone:     (09) 889643/45 ext. 1

E-mail:   info@compupro.co.zw

Skye:      info.compupro

Address:  130A S.parirenyatwa Street

            Between 13th & 14th Avenue



OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE www.compupro.co.zw/CompuPro




  • KIDS TENNIS RACKETS FOR SALE: – Band new Junior Classic lightweight tennis rackets – 4 x 23” rackets @ $40each (to suit 5-8yrs) and 8 x 25” rackets @ $45each (to suit 8-12yrs). Would make a super Christmas present for your kids if they are interested in tennis & a perfect way to start to next year’s tennis season. Please contact Renee Archer on Cell: 0712-211 118 or Tel: 40077




  • MATSIMELA HOME MatsiMela Home  Spa Elephants WalkWe have unpacked gorgeous pewter with wonderful designs

Salad Servers                       $24

Wall hooks                             $10

Table cloth weights              $24

Large platters  from            $55

Door stops                             $18


Wall words :-  Laugh, Hope, Joy, Faith, Peace, Love $25.




  • SAFARI HEALTH & BEAUTY – The specials are from the 2nd of December 2011 to the 2nd of January 2012


Come join us at the safari health & beauty spa at THE VICTORIA FALLS HOTEL for a rejuvenating package of treatments, with a glass of red or white wine.

Relax and unwind with the following treats:


1. Manicure and a pedicure – $20

2. Facial and back treatment – $ 55

3. Full body massage and pedicure – $ 50

4. Facial with a free brow wax – $ 50




  • ACCOMODATION NEEDED – Chris Lampard is looking for accommodation urgently, a 2 or 3 bed roomed would be ideal, please contact him on clampard@yoafrica.com or 0776081465



  • OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE TO SHARE – Office Space to share available. Above Jays Spar.

Office Clean & Air Conditioned.

Internet Access Available at an extra charge.

Please contact Louis on:
0772 842 537/ 0712 631 007



  • NEW ARRIVALS AT YEBO – Quality Archer trousers in Khaki, Fawn, Dark stone, Moss, Black and Bone, ideal safari colours manufactured in 100% heavy duty cotton fabric. Styled in 5 pocket jeans, chinos and cargo longs, perfect for uniforms or just as smart and casual wear. Also in stock are long and short sleeve safari shirts, summer fishing shirts, cargo shorts, stylish short sleeve Eddie Bauer and Lazy Sam cotton shirts in numerous checks and stripes.

Look out for white school shirts at give away prices. We also stock school satchels and long and short school socks. Shop early and kit your kids up before the new school terms starts.

We now offer a 3 (three) month lay-bye scheme for your convenience.

Visit our friendly staff at YEBO, situated on the first floor, shop 6 & 7 Zambezi centre Vic Falls or call us on 013 – 45020.









  • SHOESTRINGS BACKPACKERS LODGE – CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT Sunday 18th December 06:00 for 06:30. Let’s come together to celebrate Christmas. Opening sermon & reading from Luke Terblanche, Christmas carols lead by a small choir backed up by guitars & drums, bible readings from some of the kids…. And a whole lot of Christmas cheer!! Lots of delicious food & drink available including Christmas puddings and eggnog!! NO COVER CHARGE. See you there!!




  • SHILOH QUARTET – You have been invited to the Shiloh Quartet Musical Concert.

DATE              :           Friday the 9th of December 2011

VENUE           :           Rainbow Hotel Conference room

TIME              :           19h00 – 22h00



A musical concert for the whole family





As Christmas draws near, and silly season commences, celebrations, parties, dinners and drinks take over the town. In the spirit of festivities, we are offering a little magic to make the madness all a little easier. Infuse your African December with a sprinkling of French delights suited to each occasion.

Services Offered:

  • Canape Platters for parties, starters, snacks, cocktail parties
  • Chef at Home: Shopping, Table set-up, French Chef, waitressing – As Required
  • Desserts and Cakes: Fabulous French home-made pastries, decadent desserts and scrumptious cakes at your desire. Perfect for dinner parties, kid’s birthdays or dessert platters.
  • Private Training: Invite a few friends for an intimate evening at home, and learn to cook with a French chef while drinking wine, and devouring your delicious delights.
  • *SCRUMPTIOUS CHRISTMAS MINCE PIES* delivered to your door.

Contact Kim and Caroline at: Cell: 0779368050 Home: 44477



  • CAFÉ JACANAH – New specials Available, Try our delicious Bacon, tomato & olive Pasta served with parmesan and fresh basil. Stuffed Chicken Breast served with rice and fresh garden salad and Piripiri Prawn skewer with rice and our famous piripiri sauce.

Sunday Brunch from 9am in the tranquil gardens of Elephant walk Shopping Village, accompanied by Takesure Mavaza the Blind Pianist, he will surely amaze you with his unbelievable talent.

Christmas Fair, Cafe Jacanah will have some delicious delicacies, Cranberry Shortbread, Condensmilk Fudge, Candy Canes and Homemade sweets, Christmas mince pies, Christmas fruit slice and lastly Christmas Fruit Cake. See you at the Christmas Fair on the 17 December 2011!!!!

Order Christmas Fruit Cakes Now before the Christmas Rush….

Plain Fruit Cake decorated with glazed fruit & nuts                  $20                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Brandy Infused Fruit Cake with glazed fruit & nuts                      $25                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Plain Fruit Cake with fondant icing and decor                               $25                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Brandy Infused Fruit Cake with fondant icing and Décor            $30                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Individual Fruit Cakes                                                                      $5

Call Cafe Jacanah to place your order 0777050308




  • ADVENTURE ZONE – Family and friends around over festive season?

    Bring a dish. We fill it with:
    Stir-fries and Thai curries
    Spaghetti Meatballs
    Chicken casserole
    And a few more surprises… ALL HOMEMADE. We fill the dish, you take the credit.

    For only $ 5-00 per adult portion. Watch out for our ciabatta and baguettes – coming soon!
    44424, or Nico on 0775 10 9333




  • SPUR SECRET TRIBE CHRISTMAS PARTY – Dear All, Please be advised that there will be Spur Secret Tribe Christmas Party at Thundercloud Spur

Date: 10 December 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Venue: Thundercloud Spur At The Kingdom Hotel                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Time: 1200hrs-1700hrs

Invited are all kids 12 years and below

Charge: US$15 per kid

Activities: Balloon Competition, Drinking Competition, Dancing Competition and Modelling (US$3) for 7-12years, Jumping Castle and Motorbikes will also be available

Meals: A choice of Pizza, Kid’s Chicken, Kid’s Burger or Kid’s Wors, Desserts and drinks also included in the charge

There will be a lucky dip for the parents at the end and ONE LUCKY PARENT will walk away with a US$100 prize which will go towards school fees for their child

Please book on or before the 8th of December 2011 and have fun .Payments must be done at Thundercloud Spur

Any queries please feel free to contact Blessing on 0712667725 or 44275 ext. 6113 or email blessing@blacksnow.co.zw

Spur people, people with a taste for life




  • ELEPHANTS WALK ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FAIR – Its getting close to crunch time, just over one month to go till Christmas, it’s all steam ahead here at Elephants walk, getting ready for the Christmas fair… Lots of fun stalls and games to lose yourself in. A full bar to quench your thirst and all sorts of delicious foods to tickle those taste buds. This will be an event not to be missed.


Date; 17th December

Venue: Elephants Walk Courtyard

Time: Stalls to start setting up from 15:00, gates to be open to the public from 15:30 onwards.


There will be no shortage of entertainment for both the kids and parents; we will be playing a Christmas movie for the kids in the evening with a live band and a few Christmas carols to sweep you off your feet.

Father Christmas is hoping to make a stop over here at about 16:30/17:00 to visit all the good boys and girls.


There will be a small entrance fee charged at the gate, money raised from this will be going towards a Christmas dinner at the orphanage, we are hoping to get a few gifts to be handed out to the orphans. If anyone has any decent toys, clothes etc that you would like to donate, please bring them with you, there will be a collection bin at the entrance. Let’s remember to true spirit of Christmas.


We still have a few stall spaces left for anyone who may be interested, please contact Lenore on 0776 028 020, Kim on 0712 211 113 and Anne on 0772 254 552.


I look forward to seeing you all there….











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