“Vic Falls News”

12 July 2012

Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.

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.



  • FAWCETTS SECURITY – Sales Rep’s from Bulawayo Fawcetts will be in Vic Falls on the 16th & 17th July 2012

We cover: Guards / Alarms Systems / Access Control / CCTV’s & ALL Security issues.

Quotes are FREE of charge.

Please phone us if you would like us to visit you, or to make an appointment, whilst we are in your region.  Contact: Kirsten Cell: 0712 212 359



The Management and Staff of JAYS SPAR would like to let you all know that we have sold Jays Spar To OK Stores Zimbabwe.

Our last trading day will be the 31st July 2012.

We would like to Thank you all for your Valued Support during our 37 Years of trading in Victoria falls.

The store will be closed from the 1st August for 6 to 8 weeks for Major Renovations, so if you want to stock up we have marked down many many Items.

            SHOP AT JAYS SPAR AND SAVE !!!!


  • REFAIR – Refair have the following size air conditioners available at amazing prices.  These units come with a one year warranty and a two year warranty on the compressors.

    They are heat pump type units with Blue fin condensers, so can be used as a heater in the winter and for cooling in the summer.  Saves you electricity as 1kw electricity gives you 3kw of heating

    12000btu @ $592.00

    18000btu @ $794.00

    24000btu @ 1169.00

    36000btu @$1799.00

    Contact us for any questions you may have. We are available to supply them now.  Tel. 09-63149/50  Email refair@mweb.co.zw <mailto:refair@mweb.co.zw> or info@refair.co.zw
    <mailto:info@refair.co.zw>   34 Bristol Road south Belmont, Bulawayo



  • LIFT OFFERED FROM VIC FALLS TO HARARE – Lift offered from Vic Fall to Harare leaving on 17 July and returning 25 July. Please contact Tanya on 0774512449.



            Job Title:        Debtors Accountant

Reporting To:   Group Finance Manager

Performance Review Period: 3 months


            Relationships with purpose   

Group Finance Manager :-       Provide financial support

Directors  :-       Advising on accounts status, cash flow projections, credit intelligence  and accounts to hand over to solicitors for collection

General Manager Sales &  Marketing:-            Checking customer remittances, sending  out invoices and advising on agents  account status.


            Purpose of the position

The role of debtors accountant is a support and reporting function with specific statutory and management accounting functions.  The overall financial health of the business is supported from this area through

the delivery of effective accounts receivable  services to the business.  The role is to be performed with high standards of service to external and internal customers


            Job Description Brief:

–  Printing and Distribution of Statements

–  Monitoring of Age Analysis

–  Collection of Outstanding debts

–  Preparation of debtors reports

–  Sending of letters to delinquent debtors

–  Liaison with Attorneys

–  Monitoring of Credit limits

–  Maintaining Debtors master file

–  Any other debtors related functions

–  Banking  and reconciling debtors payments


Will evaluate, provide analysis, conclusion and recommendations to determine credit line amounts and communicate this information to the GFM, Directors , agents  and other team members of the company whose

jobs require this information.

Will review and adjust credit lines at the agreement of the GFM and Directors.

On a regular basis or when requested for existing accounts and will revoke lines of credit upon receipt of external information pertinent to financial strength of account.

Will be enforcing the company’s  credit policy. In this role, will be engaged in conducting credit investigations and collecting delinquent accounts and will communicate all credit related issues to senior management.



• Create a credit risk management environment of an acceptable quality, in terms of established   credit guidelines

• Assist in developing sound, acceptable credit policies

• Analyze delinquent accounts and prepare report on highest risk accounts including recommendations for resolution.

• Interact with customers to obtain additional credit information to support credit lines

• Reconcile transactions and balances to maintain accurate accounts

• Initiate credits and adjustments to customer accounts within company policy limits

• Check for credit viability on requests for extended terms, and evaluate various adjustments or exception documents

• Submit requests to senior management and supporting documentation for accounts requiring credit lines

• Research and make decisions on finance charges after agreeing with the GFM

• Maintain bad debt and bad debt recovery records

• Monitor receivables and collections and provide updates of receivables and provide appropriate reporting procedures

• Identify problem accounts and provide regular updates of receivables to management

• Negotiate payment programs with delinquent customers WHEN AUTHORISED TO BY THE GFM

• Identify accounts requiring collection agency or legal action and coordinate collections with third party contractors

• Monitor violations of credit policies, provide analysis, conclusion and recommendations,  present findings to senior management and suggest actions/penalties to be taken when appropriate

• Develop processes and procedures for evaluating customer financials and setting and changing credit lines/limits, as well as credit holds; implement liens as necessary to major delinquent account as approved by

the GFM

• Generates legal documents used in the credit function


            Person Specification

Prefer someone with  an Accounting diploma or degree and at least 3 years  experience in a similar position.  Competence in Pastel or similar accounting software a must Understands purpose of legal

documentation and terms and conditions of the sales and knowledge of financial statements and cash flow analysis, industry/market credit research Strong communication,  interpersonal and leadership skills. Must have

excellent negotiation and problem solving skills. Must have experience in a service industry, and Collection environment.  An understanding of the processing of legal documents for debt recovery Measurement – Aged

debtors, Performance Review.


            SALARY – A highly competitive salary is on offer to the right candidate






SAMSUNG TABLET                                                                        $929.00

3G, WIFI, 16 GIG

            AFFORDALE TECHNOLOGY AT THE TIP OF YOUR FINGERS. 1 Year WARRANTY, Price is valid whilst current stocks last.

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

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

                Phone: (09) 889643/45

                E-mail: info@compupro.co.zw

                Skye:      info.compupro

                Address: 130A S.parirenyatwa Street, Between 13th & 14th Avenue, Bulawayo

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


  • FOR ALL YOUR SEWING REQUIREMENTS – Lizzy Tailoring – Elizabeth is available for all your sewing needs. She is very skilled in Curtains, Bedding (Duvets, Sheets, Night frills, Continentals, Pillow Slips,), Cushion Covers, Foam Rubber Covers, Pajamas, Repairs, Alterations, Table Cloths, Serviettes and Maids Uniforms. Please contact her on 0773 282 122 or 0712 590 725.


  • QUALIFIED CHEFS WANTED The applicant should have at least three years working experience as a chef.  Traceable referances will only be accepted, Applicant must have a current Medical Certificate\Food Handling Certificate, a copy of this must be attached to C.V.   Those interested should drop their application letter at Seven Eleven with CV attached or e-mail gover@yoafrica.com


  • WANTED – CD and TAPE player , small, in good working condition for Codger who does not do TV music channels , ipods and usb sticks. Please sms 0776262646 and I will call you.


  • WANTED – Lazy Boy Chair wanted urgently.  Any condition.  Must have a foot rest.  Please call Erica Pretorius on 44469.


  • BAKERY REQUISITES – Need all your baking requirements available under one roof? Tradepower Wholesale Victoria Falls are the area distributors for Bakels Zimbabwe. Bulk cocoa powder, icing sugar, cake mix, cooking chocolate, tincol, bread and roll premixes, rollex and master puff and much more. Please telephone Tradepower Victoria Falls (013) 44870/44871 or 0774 022 312 / 0775 996 110 email: vicfalls@tradepower.co.zw to request our specialty bakery representative to call upon you to provide you with expert advice and suggestions on new products and recipes.


  • GEORGES – Georges, where customers become friends… 4 weeks old, and another something coming, can you smell it? TEL: 45 777


  • CADAC GAS EQUIPMENT –Wide range & competitively priced CADAC gas equipment. Our product range and prices are as follows: 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


  • CELLPHONES FOR SALENokia, Samsung and Motorola cellphones. All brand new and available at the official distributor – Tradepower Victoria Falls. Knockdown prices on genuine handsets, and all handsets come with a 1 year guarantee.  Contact Neil Norman or Sipho Tshuma on landline (013) 44870/44871 or cell#’s 0712 587 123/0774 022 312 – Neil Norman & 0775 996 106 – Sipho Tshuma Please visit our modern wholesale warehouse across the road from Marange Motors in the industrial sites, where service to you will be a pleasure



For your convinience, Clover Leaf Motors will be carrying out Nissan and Mazda vehicle services at the former Coronation Motors garage in Hwange and at Khanondo Safaris Hardware as well as Zambezi

Service Station in Vic Falls on the following dates:

July:             19 July 2012 & 20 July 2012

August:        16 August 2012 & 17 August 2012

September:  20 September 2012 & 21 September 2012

October:     18 October 2012 & 19 October 2012

November:  15 November 2012 & 16 November 2012

December:   To be advised

Book your vehicle at least 5 days before service date to allow for preparations.

            FOR YOUR BOOKINGS AND ENQUIRIES CONTACT:  JOHN: 0772 266 782, LOVENESS: 0773 296 970, TINEI: 0772 950 305 OR GENERAL LINE: 09-65401-4


  • TONER Vic Falls Rital Technical Services 36 Clark Road –


·        HP’s Inks Refills Colour & Black

·        Toner Refills Colour & Black

·        Epson Re~Ribbon

            Perfect Refilling done while you Wait!

·         Canon original Cartridges

·        Epson original Cartridges

·        Lexmark original Cartridges


·        HP LASERJET Printer Services

·        HP INKJETS Printer Services

·        PHOTO COPIERS , Canon , Nashua, Gestetner, Minolta, Kyocera, Xerox & HP Services  &

·        Fax Machines Services

·        3 in 1’s printers


·        Lamination

·        Photocopying Full Colour

·        Invoice Books

            For any enquires please contact Tel ph:  013 42250  Email:           tonervicfalls@gmail.com 077 2680248, 071 2968640/040







1. NOT happy with Windows 7 Starter editions? We can upgrade you to Windows 7 business / Windows 7 Ultimate.  Your installed programs or User data won’t be affected at all. The upgrade takes 1hr – 2hrs

2. Eset Antivirus 5: this is the latest Eset Antivirus with USB scan integrated (this package includes virus check & removal plus proper install of Antivirus) Options of 1 & 2 year registration

3. Still running Windows XP?? Its time to upgrade to Windows 7; this will make your PC/Laptop faster and more secure.  (this is subject to PC/laptop specs)

4. Office 2007 / Office 2010 full packages

5. Memory Upgrades; Battery replacements; Hard drives replacements/upgrades for Windows Based PC’s and Apple MacBook Pro 13″  (note: depends on availability of these spares)

6. Available on order: external slim dvd writers; Wireless Routers; Laptops etc

7. iPhone & blackberry Unlock (select models)


Please call Louis on 0736 464 511 or e-mail louisk@yoafrica.com



  •   DIESEL GENERATORS – Now available from Tradepower Victoria Falls. 5.5Kw diesel generators at affordable prices for running the entire home. Don’t sit in the dark anymore and come to Tradepower Victoria Falls and get your own generator.

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






  • VICTORIA FALLS STEAM TRAIN SCHEDULED JOURNEYS FOR JULY – Embark on a magnificent sunset trip across the Victoria Falls Bridge on the authentic No. 512 Victoria Falls Steam Train. Voted as the 6th best Sundowners Spot in the world, all aboard for A Journey Like No Other. 

Ticket options: 1st class tickets which includes champagne, all drinks & gourmet canapés.

Zambezi Lager Party Express – an unforgettable party! Includes all drinks & party snacks.

        JULY SCHEDULE: Tuesday 10th

        Thursday 12th

        Saturday 14th, Saturday 21st & Saturday 28th

        Also look out for the launch of the Victoria Falls Tram later this month which will offer daily Sunset Bridge Runs, transfers to activities in Jafuta and transfers to Livingstone. Please don’t hesitate   

        to contact us for more info on any on our new products or for local group specials for birthdays or special events!

        Booking info: Victoria 013 42912 or reservations@steamtraincompany.com  www.steamtraincompany.com