“Vic Falls News”

23 June 2012

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.

Please note that all information advertised below has been requested by the advertee to be distributed. Please note that “Vic Falls News” is not liable for anything pertaining to the below.

This is a community service and all donations are put towards our “Oldies” food boxes. All correspondence must be directed to the person advertising.



  •  RYAN KORIYA NOW BOOKING IN VIC FALLS TILL SEPTEMBER 2012 –Singer-songwriter Ryan Koriya (from rock band Mann Friday and as seen at Vic Falls Fest 2011 & 2012) is now taking definite bookings in Vic Falls till September 2012 (possibly longer).  Ryan sings and plays acoustic guitar, performing popular contemporary songs by many of his favourite artists including Sting, Coldplay, U2, Snow Patrol, Pink Floyd, John Mayer, The Cranberries, Kings of Leon and a few originals too. Background music that is perfect for functions; weddings, dinners, boat parties etc.Ryan is now based in Vic Falls and has a new original EP coming out soon. See www.ryankoriya.com for songs/videos/facebook links/news and details. For more information contact Ryan on 0774 452 377 or email contact@ryankoriya.com



– Sunsilk Shampoo 400mls – Now $ 3.99 each

– Khaki Covers – .35c each

– Plastic Covers – .65c each

– Ball pens – 10c each

– Pencils – 10c each

– Parcel Packaging Cellotape – $2.00 per 50 mt Roll

– Staples 5000 x 26/6 – $2.00 per box

– Fax Rolls – $4.95 each

– Nugget Liquid Shoe Polish – $4.50 each

– Kids Choice 75 Cartoon Band aid – $3.00 per Box

– Scissors Set of 2 – $3.00 per Set

– Padlocks – 63mm – $ 8.00 each

– Large – Torch Glare light – $6.95

– LED Headlamp – $ 1.75each




  • UNICA moves into INCOME GENERATING PROJECTS to sustain its programmes – United Children of Africa (UNICA) a registered community Trust working with vulnerable children and youth in Victoria Falls urban and Hwange rural is venturing into income generating activities to sustain its programmes and help children in need. We have launched our second income generating project, The Golden Bakery at Mkhosana Shopping Center in collaboration with one of the best pastry and confectionery chefs in the region. This is the second venture after our grinding mills project in Victoria Falls rural serving hundreds of children from walking long distances to access grinding mill services and absconding classes. The Golden Bakery, a project of UNICA creates a pleasant in-store atmosphere and provides knowledgeable and friendly customer service. Our bakery includes something for every occasion and every taste, from cakes to doughnuts to pastries. We provide excellent and quality baked products for busy people who crave both freshness and convenience.

Visit us at Mkhosana Shopping Center, email: doug@ucafrica.com for samples, deliveries or call us on +263 772 443 848 / +263 775 728 471.

We have in stock the following unique and delicious products to offer:

  • Danish pastries Doughnuts
  • Short bread Scones
  • Muffins Hum-burger rolls
  • Plain buns Cakes (Sliced marble cake, Black forestry, Birthday and Wedding cakes).
  • Cream puffs Croissants
  • Biscuits (Homemade), etc…

        Please note that some products may only be supplied upon placement of orders.

Three quarters of the proceeds of the Bakery go towards supporting vulnerable children and youth in and around Victoria Falls in the following areas: Education, Food security, Lifeskills

development, Capacity building, Youth empowerment and Child Rights. We thank you all for your support and believing in us!!!


  • VIC FALLS MTB CHALLENGE THANK YOU MESSAGE – This event was a huge success due to buy in and support from the community, special thanks to the following people:

Tinga Mira – for sponsoring the water for the event

For sponsoring water tables, with staff and supplies the following:




Tinga Mira (again)

Kingdom Hotel



For back up and safety:

National Parks


Wild Frontiers Zimbabwe

Wild Horizons

Adventure Zone


To all staff who helped and to the Vic Falls Hotel for an awesome venue. Thanks to you all for outstanding support.



  • FOR SALE –Pontoon Boat licensed to carry 14 people with 2 x 35 HP Yamaha motors – Offers?

Industrial stand for sale – offers?

Please call 44726, only serious buyers please.




1992 Mazda 323 Hatchback, yellow in colour offers invited.

13ft bass boat with a 40HP Yamaha out board motor, on registered trailer, photo’s to view. $5000.00 onco.

Please call on 0777 050 279 or 0779 555 389 for further enquiries.


  • ROSEPET BOOKSHOP – Books, stationery and computer consumables available at Rosepet Bookshop;
    Computer Consumables:

– Printer and Toner Cartridge(HP;SAMSUNG;CANON,LEXMARK…)

– Memory Cards

– Flash/Memory
– Epson ribbon
– Mouse, etc…


– All your office and school stationery requirements………
– Files, exercise books, pens, etc….
– Self stick notes, highlighters, etc……

– Fax and till rolls………
– Flip charts…

– Bond Paper (Including Color & Rainbow Bond paper)…………….



– Bibles for all age groups (English, Ndebele and Shona)
– RSV Bibles for High Schools

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

– Children’s books

– Primary & Secondary School books- All levels!

– Sunrise book 1 – 20
– Greenbooks ( All Levels)
– Turn Up Revision Questions and Answers (these provide more detailed question and answers for all levels)
– Pass Your Grade 7 Maths, English, General Paper etc

– Dictionaries

– Student Companions

– Motivational and Inspirational Books
– And many more…………………

        Visit us at 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 or sales@rosepet.co.zw

  • ACCOMODATION NEEDED – We are looking for a 3 Bed roomed house in the low density suburbs to rent and we would like to place an advert for 5 days.  The person should call 0772287635 or 0773473573


  • OPERATION OF HOPE – Dear Friends, Please help us get the word out to anyone (regardless of age) that is in need of free cleft surgery-

Cleft palate: hole in the roof of the mouth

Cleft lip: slit at the lip

Operation of Hope is a 23 year old foundation and has performed more than 3,000 free surgeries in people in need. Consisting of all volunteers, this surgical team has been in Zimbabwe since 2006 and

has performed more than 550 free surgeries at NO cost to the patient and their families.   If you know of someone in need of cleft surgery, please bring have them bring all pertaining medical records on Screening

Day, Sunday, July 29th, 2012 by 8:30 am to Harare Central Hospital- (paeds ward)

Please contact Jennifer Trubenbach, President of Operation of Hope if you have questions and/or concerns.  Warmest regards,  Jennifer http://www.operationofhope.org

A big thank you to the Rotary Clubs in Zimbabwe, the Zimbabwean Medical and Nursing Councils, the Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences, the Ministry of Health office, the staff and administration at

Harare Central Hospital and all the Zimbabweans and citizens from around the world that are vital in making this mission a succes!

Thank you from the botton of our hearts!- Jennifer and the entire Operation of Hope team!



It has been long since the green shoots of our economy‘s recovery emerged in 2009. However the broad macro-economic risks continue to pose real challenges to the full recovery of businesses. This year’s

ZNCC Annual Congress presents a very exiting platform where business and policy makers will engage on board aspects in understanding the current economic and policy challenges and endeavour to lay down a

sustainable path towards growth profitability under the “Turning Recovery Into Accelerated Growth – Towards a Hundred Billion Dollar Economy” 

Set against the backgrounds of the majestic Victoria Falls, the venue for this year’s congress, The Elephant Hills Hotel , should offer a conducive environment for fruitful discussion as participants deliberate on

these and other topics:

        1)      Wither Zimbabwe?: A Candid Economic Outlook over the short to medium term.   

        2)      Policy Environment: How IDP and NTP will aid economic growth: 

        3)   Infrastructure Rehabilitation: A necessary imperative for accelerated Economic Growth: 

        4) Liquidity: Innovative Ways of  unlocking local Liquidity in the Absence of Foreign Direct Investment: 

        5) Risk Management                                     

        6)      Leveraging ICT for Economic Growth: What needs to be done?:

        7) Economic Partnership  Agreements: Opportunities and Threats for our SMEs:


You are therefore cordially invited to join us at the ZNCC Annual Congress 2012 as a participating delegate. You can get Registration Forms at Office Number 1 Marange Complex or call 013 – 44979 or 0713 101 451.  Once again, your continued support of our activities is highly appreciated.  Yours in Chamber Service Victoria Falls Chairperson Sifiso Sibanda

Exhibition space available  – $50.00



  • GEORGES – The Old makes space for the new. Cattleman became Georges. Come see us for a draught, a home made pasta, lasagne or your favourite cut of Zimbabwe’s best…
    So affordable, you would think it is like eating at home, but we doing the dishes.

    Call us on 45 777. Or Email us on georges@africanfoodsettlers.co.za for a quick look at our menu.


  • “OLDIES FOOD BOXES” – As the end of the month sneaks upon us we begin our collection of goodies for our dear “Oldies” goodie boxes.  If you would like to drop off something we would really appreciate it.  We will be packing at the end of next week.  Also we are looking for empty egg boxes (6 pack) and empty glass jars.  Please can you drop these off at my house.  Thanks always for your support.


  • LITTLE HARRODS – Winter specials

J&B whisky 750ml USD17

J/W Red Label 750ml USD17

Famous Grouse 750ml USD17

J/W Black label 750ml USD36

Jameson Irish whisky 750ml USD20

Bells scotch whisky 750ml USD17

Grants whisky 750ml USD15

Chivas 750ml USD36

Jack Daniels 750ml USD30

Green bar washing soap USD1.40

C&B Mayonnaisse 750g USD3.30

Cerevita USD3.50

Golden Glow 2l cooking oil USD3.80

Bonzo 8kg dog Food USD12



  •       WARDROBES ( a must to see ).
  •       LCD TVs
  •       SPEAKERS
  •       LUXURY BEDS
  •       AND MANY MORE…


AREA ( FIRST BULIDING FROM CHINOTIMBA SURBUB ).  E-mail  goodlodge@yoafrica.com Cell : 0712405882, Phone: 013 40317

You pay less for more!!!!!


  • NOTICE TO VICTORIA FALLS COMMUNITY – Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

We wish to advise that from 20 – 29 June 2012, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge will be undergoing a ‘makeover’ of the central building.

This includes works throughout the following areas:-

–          Reception

–          Buffalo Bar

–          MaKuwa-Kuwa Restaurant

–          Tours & Activities

–          Library

–          T.V. Lounge

–          Internet Lounge

–          Shop

During this period, please note that MaKuwa-Kuwa Restaurant & Buffalo Bar outlets will only be open to in-house guests. The Boma ‘Place of Eating’ will be open to the public for lunch & dinner.

Management sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience caused.

We thank you for your continued support and understanding during this time, and look forward to welcoming you soon to our ‘new look’ Victoria Falls Safar Lodge – It will be worth the wait!

            And don’t forget :-

Victoria Falls Safari Club will open in mid August this year too!


  • RAM PETROLEUM – Diesel available, 6am to 6pm, 7 days a week, now only $1.38/ltr. Situated at Truck Stop.


  • ZUMBA FITNESS CLASSES: “Join the party and ditch the workout” Please note Zumba Classes now also at 8.00am on Thursday Mornings for the early birds that cannot make the evening classes: Please contact abigail.dhana@yahoo.co.uk or Cell: 0713881588 for details


  • ARENEL BISCUITS –Arenel Chocolate Dimples, Lemon Dimples, Mint Dimples and Strawberry Dimples as well as Arenel Custard Creams and Lemon Creams are on SPECIAL at Tradepower Victoria Falls. For only $3.99 for a box of 12x150g come in and get your share of this fantastic range of Arenel biscuits. Tradepower Victoria Falls is situated in the industrial areas at Stand 439 Miles road so come see our modern, well stocked wholesale warehouse. Tradepower Wholesale Vic Falls – Telephone (013) 44870/44871 or Neil on 0712 587 123 / 0774 022 312 And Sipho on cell 0775 996 106


  • HOCKEY STICKS & CRICKET BATS – Now available from Tradepower Victoria Falls are Grays hockey sticks and Gray Nicholls cricket bats. Also available are hockey balls and hockey stick bags. Tradepower Victoria Falls is situated in the industrial areas at Stand 439 Miles road so come see our modern, well stocked wholesale warehouse. Tradepower Wholesale Vic Falls – Telephone (013) 44870/44871 or Neil on 0712 587 123 / 0774 022 312 And Sipho on cell 0775 996 106


  • BUSHTRACKS ZIMBABWE SEEKS OPERATIONS MANAGER –Experienced operations manager required to be based in Victoria Falls with experience in tourism specifically at operational manager level. The job will be specifically managing vehicles, boats, booking & coordinating activities. Strong office skills are needed to co-ordinate a fleet of vehicles and approved sub contractors. Someone who has a proven, successful track record of managing guides and staff who is also proficient in dealing with HR issues and regulations. The operations manager will ensure staffs are always fully trained, up to standard in customer care skills, guiding knowledge, as well as abiding by the safety policies of the organization in regards to their driving and guiding practises. The manager will also need to prepare the department budget and ensure that spending is kept within limits and be able to process simple book keeping.

The Operations manager must have written and verbal communications skills to deal with customer complaints and be able to effectively supervise others. Asset Management especially in regards to Fuel control

and the ordering of spares and stock controls is essential.

Management skills such as budgeting are an essential skill for the Operations manager. The Operations manager must have an understanding of the procedures and policies regarding the transport of clients in the

top end of the tourism industry and have at least three years management experience and three years tourism experience. The operations manager also needs to have detailed product knowledge of Zimbabwe’s

Lodges Camps and Hotels in order to assist with the tour operating department.  Please send CV and references to: zimbabwe@bushtracksafrica.com








  • EMBRACE WINTER – Thursday Curry Evenings with Ryan Koriya @ ‘The Garden of Eat’n’!!! – Come and enjoy Ryan Koriya’s acoustic charm and tunes at Shoestrings Backpackers lodge and enjoy a mouth watering sensation of :


Every Thursday this winter @ 7.00 pm

          Warming soup specials of the day served with garlic bread & the usual scrumptious menu will also be on offer.