“Vic Falls News”

21 March 2013

What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.

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.



  • ADVERTS – Please note that there will be no adverts sent out for April.  The last adverts will be sent out next Thursday the 28th of March.  So if you are wanting to get something out please send it before next Thursday.  Adverts will resume in the beginning of May.


  •  OLDIES – Yikes as the months speed by so does our collections…..We will be packing “Oldies” boxes early April for March and April boxes.  If you would like to pop something off for these boxes, please feel free to do so.  Everything goes a long way!!!  Please contact Mel on hudsons@yoafrica.com or Laura on laura@travelwild.co.bw if you have any donations.  Alternately you can leave it at the Seven Eleven.  Thanks so much for all your support whenever u can!!!!


  • PAMPER YOURSELF – Untidy Feet ! = Funky nail coloured pedicure!  Stress, Over Exercised Muscles, General Flab!!!!! = Blob out, relax and zzzzzzzz on Spar Table With Kelly L (trained masseuse) (pedicure).  Sms only 0772115644 for appointment


  • OUTSPAN BUTCHERY VIC FALLS – Please be advised that Outspan Butchery will be open on Friday 29th March until 1pm. We will then be closed until 02nd April 2013. Please call us on 013 45034 for any orders that you may need for the Easter weekend.  We wish you all a safe and happy Easter weekend.  From management and staff Outspan.  (Under new management)


  • TOPSOIL (Supplied and Delivered) – To all those interested in topsoil, we supply and transport to Victoria Falls.  If interested contact John Cell: 0712 612 315/ 077 953 321 Landline: 43156


  • SUPPLY AND TRANSPORT OF SALT – Below are the products which we would be able to offer. If interested contact John.

–    Rock Salt ( Cattle and Game)

–    Coarse Salt ( Animal Skins)

–    Medium Grain Oven Dried Salt ( Suitable for Crocodile Skins)

            Cell: +263 712 612 315/ +263 774 953 321 Landline: +263 1343156 Email: johnk5021@gmail.com


  • GOODS HAULAGE (AVAILABLE DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL) – Domestic and international transportation from Zimbabwe through to Botswana, Zambia, Namibia and South Africa. Listed below is what we can offer .If you have any inquiries please contact John.

–    30/34 Combinations

–    Flat Deck

–    Bulk Sided Units

            Cell: +263 712 612 315/ +263 774 953 321 Landline: +263 13 43156 Email: johnk5021@gmail.com


  • ACCOMODATION FOR 2 MONTHS AVAILABLE – Accommodation available from the 1st April for two months: a serviced and furnished two roomed cottage $400.00/mnth.                             Contact Roy 0712 336 017.


  • ACCOMODATION NEEDED FOR 4-5 WEEKS – Accomodation is needed for 4-5 weeks.  Must be furnished.  Donna is up from Australia and is involved with programs with an orphanage and local schools.  Preferably near town.  Please call her on 0776 937 469.


  • HOUSE AVAILABLE FOR RENT – 3 bedroomed house to rent in Mkhosana. Spacious lounge, dining room & kitchen. Available 01st June 2013. For enquiries, please contact 0712384924



    1). Isuzu 3.2V6 petrol,double cab pick-up,with canopy. 1999. $12,000.00.
    2) Nissan hardbody 3.2D, double cab,2001. $12,000.00.
    3) Vw Beetle Sedan,1999. $7000.00
    4). Mitsubishi 4×4 mini bus, V6 petrol. 1999. $9000.00
    5). Boat, a 8 max pax,dory boat,with canopy,Suzuki 85 motor and trailer $3000.00
    For more details,please phone 0712 336 017



  • GUITAR NEEDED – Looking for decent 2nd hand acoustic guitar as a present for a beginner.  Call 0778 025 398/9



1 x Solid Mukwa Centre Table 90 x 140 cm US$150

1 x Solid Teak Centre Table 49 x 80 cm US$100

3 x small side tables walnut with maple inlay @ 25 US$ 75

1 x small side table walnut with maple inlay US$ 20

1 x Goldstar Multiwave Micro wave oven 850W US$ 100

contact 0712 210 938 to view



  • BEE VEE CHICKENS FOR SALE – Fresh and well dressed off layers for sale for only Usd6.00 and fresh peanutbutter (400gr) jar for Usd2. Contact for your orders call on 0773461715.


  • ZAMBEZI TIGERS SWIMMING CLUB – End of season and mini fundraising Gala

Monday 25th March 2013

Time 2 – 5 pm

            To celebrate the end of season, and all the achievements of our swimmers – Fun gala and ‘SWIMATHON’.


            Represented Matabeleland at Nationals: Georgina Roberts, Tyrel Cooke, Aidan van Wyk, Savannah du Preez, Jamie van Wyk, Alex van Wyk. 6 swimmers came home with 20 medals.

            Chosen to represent Zimbabwe at Level 1 and 2 Galas in South Africa in March and April 2013: Georgina Roberts, Tyrel Cooke, Savannah du Preez.

We are trying to raise money for much needed swimming aids and equipment, and also to help Savannah du Preez ; she will be representing Zimbabwe in SA, and we want to try and help her with her expenses.

If anyone would like to sponsor Savannah for her trip, please let me know. Even the smallest amount will help.

Thank you.  Helen Jones : 0712211776



  • VICTORIA FALLS SAFARI LODGE – EASTER SPECIAL – Come join us on Friday 29th March at the Makuwakuwa Restaurant Easter special Dinner @ USD25pp, Reservations to be made through fandbassist@saflodge.co.zw  or call on 43201-11


  • EASTER AT THE BOAT CLUB – Come and join in some family fun at The Boat Club on Easter Saturday, 30th March. We have a great day planned for kids of all ages and adults too.  The Bulls will be playing the Brumbies at 10.30 when we’ll have bacon and egg rolls served with a bloody Mary available.  The fun starts soon after with the ‘Guess the amount of eggs in the jar’ for the kids and a score picker for the Rugby matches that evening. Cheetahs/Rebels at 5 and then Stormers/Crusaders at 7!!!!  We’ll have an Easter Egg Hunt for all club members kids up to 12 years old. Followed by an exciting family teamed (all ages) Adventure Hunt with prizes to be won! Entry is $5 per team of 3 and the Easter egg hunt is free! Lunch and snacks will be available throughout the day.  Please kindly let the boat club committee know if you are able to make any donations of Easter eggs for the kids!  There will also be a prize for the Best Easter Hat! Go wild and get creating!

Committee members:

Neville, Drew, Mal, Lez, Dan, Kevin, Gary, Jono Lucas, Opted helper: Clair Wright



  • IN-DA-BELLY EASTER FAIR & FUN DAY – In-da-belly will be holding an Easter fair and fun day on Saturday the 30th of March 10am – 4pm. Stalls, Candy Floss, Popcorn and hot dogs on sale.  A life guard will be on standby for those wishing to spend the day in the pool!!!  Music, lunch and a bar will be available for the day!!  Stalls still available so hurry & book a table.  A car boot section will be available for those just wanting to buy and browse or for those that have treasures that they want to sell. If you are interested in booking a space, please contact Cathrina on gover@yoafrica.com stalls and car boots are $10. You will need to supply your own tables.


  • VFAPU – This serves as a reminder of the fundraising event taking place this Saturday in honour of VFAPU. As you are aware, VFAPU is wholly reliant on donations and the responsibility to keep this little organisation going is enormous. Your participation in this event will be hugely influential.  Ticket sales have been very slow so we really would like to rally the whole town to participate. Please gather your friends to join for a great evening! The basic agenda is this:

          Saturday 23 March 2013 – at 4:30pm, everyone is to meet on the platform of the Victoria Falls train station to take a ride on the Steam Train for sundowners and snacks* on the bridge.

          Thereafter, the train will travel to Jafuta Siding where guests will be able to disembark.


          Entertainment in the bush (under the stars) will be provided by the local band Chicken bus followed by EVICTED!

          There will be Beef on the spit served (this meal is included in your ticket). Along with a cash bar.


* The snacks on the train are complimentary.

Tickets are for sale at VF Liquorama. If you would like me to deliver your tickets – I will do so with absolute pleasure! Please call or email me.


Without the wildlife, this town will not be such a special place!  Please circulate this email.  Anyone from out of town who would like to come to the falls for the weekend; please let us know and we will try get

you good hotel rates.  Mary-Linda For and On Behalf of Victoria Falls Liquorama Tel: +263 (0)778 30 96 28



  • WINE WEEKEND IN VICTORIA FALLS WITH THE STABLE WINERY & FIVE SOUTH-AFRICAN WINE FARMS – For bookings E-mail gm@ilalalodge.co.zw Phone 013 44737-9 www.ilalalodge.com Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th of April 2013

Thursday 18th : Wine tasting & canapés at Ilala Lodge 4pm-6pm. (Public $10/head – Trade by Invitation)

Friday 19th : Four course dinner with wine pairing from Five guest farms,  Ilala Lodge 6:30 for 7:00 – ($50.00/head).

Saturday 20th : Champagne Breakfast at Ilala Lodge 7am-9am – ($18.00/head)

Buffet English and Continental with Cederberg, De Grendel and Pierre Jourdan MCC’s.  Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi 4:30-6:30 canapés and wine tasting by Five guest wine farms – ($45.00/head – park fees




·         AFRICAN CANE AND CO. – LORRAINE PRIDGEON – Hi Everyone, Lorraine Pridgeon is coming to Victoria Falls to present and promote their product range from African Cane and Co. on Friday the 22nd of March at 3:30pm at The Africa Cafe in Elephants Walk.  Teas/coffees, cakes and refreshments will be served.

They specialize in top quality Cane Furniture and Rush Matting and they also supply Goose Feather Cushions and Pillows , and Imported Fabrics from South Africa. The company is based in Bulawayo, and the goods are made up to your specifications from the designs that they have in their range. Their range is exported all over the world, and if you check out the website, www.africancaneco.com. you will see the range and the diversity of the products. They are fantastic for Hotels and Lodges, from Large Bwana Chairs, to Suites, to Bedroom Suites and also your Laundry Baskets and Dustbins, Log Baskets and Smalls. There is a wide and stunning range, and the quality is excellent and they can service products here in Bulawayo too.

The Products range from Bedroom Suites, to Occasional and Dining Chairs, Blanket Boxes, Umbrella Boxes, Log Baskets, Rush Matting made to your size requirements, and the most beautiful range of fabrics from fabric houses such as HERTEX, HALOGEN, Biggie Best, U & G, Cedarbrooke and Lula, amongst others.

They make up the cane in a variety of colors, so you can choose your base color from, Chocolate, Ebony Black, Tusk, Vintage, Natural, Burnt Honey, Greys and Beige’s. This can then be matched up with your fabrics.  Lorraine will be bringing, cane swatches and fabric samples and will explain how the Co. and orders work. And their Terms and Conditions.

  • OPERATION HOPE – Offers Free Cleft Surgeries to Babies, Children & Adults at Harare Central Hospital this August 4th, 2013. Please help us get the
    word out!  The US based all-volunteer surgical team is in Harare, Zimbabwe, Africa. Screening Day- August 4th, 2013.


Since 1989, Operation of Hope has performed free surgeries for children and adutls around the world. This will be the team’s 12th mission to Zimbabwe.  If you know of anyone that is in need of cleft surgery, please have them come to Harare Central Hospital by 8:30 am to be examined by our doctors.   There is NO charge for this surgery. Help us give this life changing surgery!  We welcome your support.

Jennifer Trubenbach Operation of Hope President jennifer@operationofhope.org    www.operationofhope.org




        Calculator Specials           PaperBOX OF BOND PAPER                                                                                         $27.00              AFFORDALE TECHNOLOGY AT THE TIP OF YOUR FINGERS.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

  • MIRACLE CRUSADE – Romans 6:23 – “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord”.  Romans 3: 23 – “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of
    God”. Holiness without which many shall not see the Lord. Romans 8: 1 – “There is therefore now no condemnation to them who are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh but after the spirit”. Isaiah 53:
    5 – “But he was wounded for our transgression, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him, and with his stripes we are healed”. Join us at this Miracles Crusade, Contact Br.
    Pinias +263 772 239 805 or artpinias@gmail.com
  • HOUSE AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL – House to rent, 3 and a half bedrooms all en suite.  Large kitchen with pantry and scullery.  Large dinning room and lounge and bar area.  Available from the 1st of April   Contact 0774 401 665 or 0773 284384.


  • THATCHING GRASS FOR SALE – Big bundle at $1.30 each including transport.  Readily available contact 0772 971 031, 0772 680 248, 013 42250


  • COMPLETE GYM EQUIPMENT FOR SALE – Items sold as a package deal only : includes;

Trojan Home Multigym; Shoulder press bench; adjustable Trojan bench with weights( chest press, leg extension, ham curls) ; seated calf machine; commercial leg press; adjustable sit up station; decline situp bench; Shoulder press machine; seated rower; lat machine; T-bar row; assorted dumbbells and weight plates ; assorted bars and collars; medicine and Swiss balls ; bosu ball; skipping ropes; resistancebands; adjustable benches one with preacher curl attachment; assorted benches; steps.  Contact :0712881588 or 45058.  Serious offers only

  • HOFSTRA – Accounting and Bookkeeping Services, Financials Done Professional up to Balance Sheet, Tax Returns (Tax Clearance Renewals for 2013, VAT, PAYE Returns) Company Secretarial Services-(New, Shelf Companies, Annual Returns, Change of CR14, CR6), Business Advisory Services-Cashflow Projections, Business Proposals. Company Profiles. Statutory Compliance Checkup through Systems Walk Through. 273 Elephant Walk, 0773-196-569. Tel 013-42817/42816. hofstramanacc@yahoo.com


  • KASANE ELECTRICAL & REFRIGERATION – “Never pride yourself on knowledge. Remember, even a head of iceberg lettuce knows more than you do. It knows whether or not that light really does go out when the refrigerator door shuts.” William Blake

Fridge in need of repair? Contact us for all your spare part needs, We stock a wide range of:Compressors            Capacitors            Filters            Control Valves            Thermostats            Vacuum Pumps            Refrigeration Gases            Solenoid ValvesHard & Soft Drawn Copper Piping            Armaflex Insulation            & much, much more.Come and see us at Plot 2163/7 Zambezi Drive Kasane CBD.  Or contact us; Phone/Fax: 6252833 Cell: 74999846 Email: ker@botsnet.bw Skype: Kasane.er

  • PRESTIGE – Does your kitchen need some sprucing up with some new kitchen cutlery & accessories. Tradepower Victoria Falls has in stock Prestige Kitchen ware that will suit your kitchens needs. The widest range of kitchenware available in Victoria Falls is at Tradepower Victoria Falls, located at 439 Miles road in the industrial sites. Come in and see the selection or phone Neil or Sipho on landline 013 44870/44871 or cell numbers 0774 022 312 – Neil and 0775 996 106 – Sipho. Email us at : vicfalls@tradepower.co.zw


  • LEATHERMAN TOOLS FROM TRADEPOWER VICTORIA FALLS – Come in to Tradepower Victoria Falls and get yourself, or a loved one the ultimate pocket tool, a Leatherman pocket knife. Invest in a Leatherman multi function pocket knife and you will have a mini tool kit with you at all times. We have in stock 5 different types and more available on request. 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.


  • SWIMMING POOL CHEMICALS AND ANCILLARY PRODUCTSSummer is here and you need that sparkle in your pool? Tradepower Wholesale Vic Falls are agents for Blu 52, swimming pool test kits, Eezi Pool for large or medium pools, chlorine, liquid or dry acid and algae clear. We also have leaf nets, pool brushes, vacuum kits, floaters, and pool hoses. Tradepower Wholesale Victoria Falls have a solution for pool to keep you super cool!!! Tel: (013) 44870/44871 or 0774 022 312 / 0775 996 110 email: vicfalls@tradepower.co.zw
  • ICE SALES – Ice always available at Tradepower Wholesale Victoria Falls – 7kg bag for $2-50. Tel: (013) 44870/44871 or 0712 587 123/0774 022 312. Please visit our modern wholesale warehouse, where service to you will be a pleasure.
  • NESTLE ICE-CREAM –Now available from Tradepower Victoria Falls. Come in and get Nestle 2ltr Ice-Cream in the following flavours: Chocolate , Choco-Mint, Custard, Rainbow, Peppermint and Milky-Bar. Please feel free to come in at Stand 439 Miles road at 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.


  • LIMPOPO MILK ON SPECIAL – Come get the cheapest milk in Zimbabwe from Tradepower Victoria Falls. Limpopo Full Cream milk in cases of 6x1ltr for one $6.60 which is $1.10 a ltr. Come and get your milk before stocks run out!!    Tradepower Wholesale Vic Falls – Telephone (013) 44870 / 44871 or Neil on 0712 587 123 / 0774 022 312 And Sipho on cell 0775 996 106.


  • EXECUTIVE HOUSE FOR RENT – Large 4 Bedroom House available for rent from 01 April 2013 in Mkhosana, ideal for Company, for viewing contact 0712629336 OR 0712212663.

Calculator AS2200 (12 Digit)               $10.00

Calculator AS-220 & 120 & 8 BLK               $13.00          Calculator WS-1610T HB (16 Digit)               $21.00            Scanners          Canon LIDE 110 Scanner              $115.00          Canon LIDE 210 Scanner              $141.00