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Director General

Mr F. U. Mangwanya

Deputy Director General

Conservation
Mr G. Matipano

Deputy Director General

Commercial Services
Mr G. Manyumwa

Chief Operations Officer

Mr A. Musakwa

Chief Finance Officer

Mr P. Mhaka

Executive Technical Advisor

International Conservation Affairs Unit
Mrs P. Gandiwa

Corporate Secretary

Mr F. Chuma

 Audit Manager

Mr G. Kuwora

Legal Services Manager

Mrs  R.  Mutetwa

Public Relations Manager

Mr T. Farawo

Head Security and Intelligence

Mr P. November

 Chief Ecologist (Aquatic)

Mr I.H. Tendahupenyu

Business Development Manager

Mr  S.  Nyasha

Human Resources Manager & Chaplaincy

Mr T. Mashingaidze

I.C.T Services Manager

Mr H. Magaya

 Chief Ecologist (Terrestrial)

Mrs R. Mandisodza

Tourism & Quality Control Manager

Mr  A.  Chingombe

Finance & Administration Manager

Mr J. Kusotera

ParksMed Health Fund Manager

Mr F. Chikande

 Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Manager

Marketing  Manager

Mr P. Dhlula

Cluster Manager

South Eastern Lowveld

Mrs D. Tom

Cluster Manager

Mid Zambezi

Mr F. Chimeramombe

Community Liaison & Extension Services Manager

Mr A.E. Dangare

Chief Veterinary Doctor

Dr. Chaitezvi

Training & Development Principal

Mushandike College

Mr. D. Chitupa

Cluster Manager

Hwange Zambezi

Mr. S. Chibaya

Cluster Manager

Matobo

Mrs. I.K . Manungo

Cluster Manager

Ngezi

Mr. T. Jura

Cluster Manager

Nyanga

Mrs. M. Chikwanha

Cluster Manager

Harare

Mrs. S. Musakwa

Cluster Manager

Sebungwe

Mr. M. Kapesa

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Zimparks guns down hippo in Nyanyadzi

August 31, 2017August 31, 2017
Inset from Zimpapers. THE Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority last week shot dead a hippopotamus that was damaging winter wheat in Nyanyadzi. The hippo, which had a calf, is believed to have escaped from Save Conservancy. ZPWMA ordered the shooting of the hippos after traditional leaders in the area reported that it was damaging crops and endangering lives. ZPWMA officer, Mr John Danfa, said they were still hunting for the calf which is believed to have found habitat along Save River. “Usually hippos move up and down rivers during the rainy season. We believe the two escaped from Save Valley Conservancy. They were both females and they do not usually click if there is no male. “They are believed to have separated. We received reports from traditional leaders in Hot Springs and Nyanyadzi that these hippos were feeding on wheat and crops in their fields.” “People’s lives were endangered so the authorities ordered its killing. The first time we attempted to kill it, it was in the company of so many cattle and could not do anything. Our officer teamed up with villagers to track it until last week when it was shot down in Nyanyadzi”. The officer is said to have fired 12 shots before the hippo died. The meat was shared by villagers. One of the villagers in Dirikwe village, Mr Tapiwa Munyati, said: “This hippo was becoming a threat to human lives in the area. It was being spotted near homes at night. “There are vegetable gardens along one of Save River’s tributaries where it was being spotted.“We were told that hippos do not like light and the danger was that lives would have been lost.” “A villager survived death by a whisker recently when the hippo strayed into his homestead.“He went out of his house to investigate when his dogs were barking. He had a torch and the hippo advanced towards him. “Fortunately he managed to escape the attack and notified other villagers and the village head. We are appealing to the responsible authorities to make sure that the remaining one is also killed,” said Mr Munyati.