Environment – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com Zimbabwean media organisation focused on encouraging & participating in progressive national dialogue Thu, 31 Oct 2019 12:20:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.263chat.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/263-Chat-Website-Logo-01-3-01-100x100.png Environment – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com 32 32 Zim Needs To Sell Its Ivory  To Preserve Environment https://www.263chat.com/56252-2/ Thu, 31 Oct 2019 12:20:15 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=56252

Zimbabwe is sitting on a stockpile of ivory and rhino horns worth US$600 million which when sold, can generate the much needed foreign currency for the country. However, an ivory and rhino horn trade ban, enforced by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) has stifled this with activists calling for the easing […]

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Wildlife Activists In Bid To Stop Gvt From Selling 35 Baby Elephants https://www.263chat.com/wildlife-activists-in-bid-to-stop-govt-from-selling-35-baby-elephants/ Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:41:10 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=55614

Zimbabwean wildlife activists are in a race against time to stop the government from selling 35 baby elephants to China and Pakistan after it emerged that the state was planning to secretly trade the young jumbos. Lenin Chisaira, Director of Advocacy4Earth, an environmental lobby group which is suing the government over the sale, alleging that […]

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I Miss Tytan: Olinda https://www.263chat.com/i-miss-tytan-olinda/ Wed, 25 Sep 2019 10:17:14 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=54597

In a recurring matter, United Kingdom-based socialite and businesswomen, Olinda Chapel has openly admitted to missing being with her estranged husband and musician Njabulo “Tytan” Nkomo. Although she deleted the post just a few minutes after posting it on Instagram, the embattled 36-year-old said it is only normal for her to feel that way like […]

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Scientist Suggests Eating Human Flesh To Fight Climate Change https://www.263chat.com/scientist-suggests-eating-human-flesh-to-fight-climate-change/ Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:39:51 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=53849

A Swedish scientist speaking at Stockholm summit last week offered an unusual possible tactic in combating global climate change: eating human flesh. Stockholm School of Economics professor and researcher Magnus Soderlund reportedly said he believes eating human meat, derived from dead bodies, might be able to help save the human race if only a world […]

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ZFU Distributes 300 Phones To Agriculture Extension Officers https://www.263chat.com/48651-2/ Thu, 16 May 2019 08:34:03 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48651

  The Zimbabwe Farmers’ Union, (ZFU) through support from Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is distributing 300 Android mobile phones to Agricultural Extension officers who will be information contact persons, disseminating important information on Climate Smart Agriculture practices from the Union to the farmers.  The three hundred extension workers are from 100 […]

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The day Thee Family Embarrassed The Devil https://www.263chat.com/the-day-thee-family-embarrassed-the-devil/ Wed, 31 Oct 2018 09:46:46 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=39774

THE Cathedral hall along Nelson Mandela Avenue, venue for mixed acapella group Thee Family’s third album launch imposingly stood beside the nation’s August house. By Tendai Makaripe Harare’s dazzling evening lights directly shone on the brick and mortar structure, adding a uniquely glitzy colour to a spot which ecstatically embraced acapella lovers from all walks […]

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Masinire To Launch Mashoko/Words https://www.263chat.com/masinire-to-launch-mashoko-words/ Tue, 02 Oct 2018 11:07:25 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=38203

The star continues to shine for gospel musician, Best Mukundi Masinire, who will launch his forthcoming project, Mashoko/Words, at Bush House in Harare this Friday. By Lazarus Sauti  The launch will be powered by SuperChando. Mashoko/Words, Masinire’s third offering after Nakusasa Futhi and Singles Collection, carries 11 tracks that include ‘Handisi Kumira’, ‘Kwese’ and ‘Kangoma’. […]

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Hillside Park Under Threat, Residents Petition Council Over Wetlands Vandalism https://www.263chat.com/hillside-park-under-threat-residents-petition-council-over-wetlands-vandalism/ Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:52:08 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=37790 www.263chat.com

The developer believed to be former Social Welfare minister, Petronella Kagonye, has been at loggerheads with residents who told her to stop the development until Monday to allow them to get clarification with the City of Harare.

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Busha Donates $5000 Towards School Lab https://www.263chat.com/37520-2/ Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:15:00 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=37520 www.263chat.com

Busha pledged his party's support in line with its environmental and educational policies which prioritizes science and technology advancement in both primary and secondary education.

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All set for ‘Call To Worship’ 10th anniversary festival https://www.263chat.com/all-set-for-call-to-worship-10th-anniversary-festival/ Thu, 06 Sep 2018 12:00:24 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=37014

Interdenominational gospel music group and renowned praise and worship ensemble ‘Call To Worship’ kicked off its upcoming 10th anniversary gathering with a well-attended leaders breakfast in Harare yesterday. The group, which has held annual praise and worship events over the past 9 years, is set to stage its 10th anniversary concert at the Harare International […]

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