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Board Chairman Emphasises on Service Delivery

HWANGE Local Board chairman Councillor Nqobile Ocean Mabhena yesterday held a meeting with management and section heads in an efforts to emphasise on the importance of Council’s turnaround strategy. Cllr Mabhena said it was of paramount importance for the local...

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16 Days of Activism Against GBV

TODAY Hwange Local Board joins the rest of the world to promote 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. The local authority in conjunction with the Victim Friendly Police, Women's Coalition of Zimbabwe and Ministry of Women Affairs embarked on a roadshow at...

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Breast Cancer Awareness

HWANGE Local Board (HLB) joins the rest of the world in raising awareness of breast cancer. October is a month dedicated towards increasing attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment of breast cancer. Below is a list of signs and symptoms...

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The Town of Hwange

Hwange Town is endowed with the gift of Mother Nature, situated the closest to Hwange National Park entry points of Sinamatela and Main Camp, it is 100km from the magnificent Victoria Falls and is home to coal mining giants and the Hwange Thermal Power Station.

Formely known as Wankie, Hwange is the hub of coal mining in the country and is in the middle of the Hwange National Park. The town is situated along the Bulawayo-Victoria Falls highway in Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. It has direct road and rail links with major urban centers as well as the neighboring countries of Botswana, South Africa, Zambia and Mozambique.

The town is home to people of diverse cultures. The majority of the local people can speak an average of six languages, namely, Nambiya, Nyanja, Tonga, Ndebele, Shona and English.

Temperatures range between a mean maximum of 40.0ºC in October and a mean minimum of 12 ºC in July.  The rain falls patterns are erratic. The locality enjoys the Savanna Climate though it can be extremely hot at times.