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Zimbabwe: Chiefs Blast Zanu-PF Govt for Lack of Infrastructure Development in Kariba

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Conventional leaders from Kariba’s Nyaminyami Rural District have berated President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration for failing to push infrastructural improvement within the space.

After 42 years of independence, the chiefs, perceived as de facto Zanu PF political commissars, mentioned successive leaders have uncared for Kariba, which doesn’t have tarred roads, bridges, colleges and clinics.

Talking throughout a Nationwide Improvement Technique (NDS1) roll-out workshop in Kariba not too long ago, chief Negande, born Nkawusu Mpofu, mentioned poor infrastructure in his space, and the entire of Nyaminyami District, was worrisome and wanted pressing redress.

“I would like everybody right here to know the way sorry our infrastructure is in my space and the entire of Kariba rural. We now have misplaced greater than three individuals in my space since January this 12 months from crocodile assaults at Mawena Bridge, which has not obtained any face elevate for years,” mentioned chief Negande.

“Villagers are being pressured to cross the murky water on foot, thereby exposing themselves to risks of being mauled by crocodiles.”

There have been many empty guarantees from late former President Robert Mugabe and these days Mnangagwa’s authorities to repair the infrastructure hole.

“I’ve obtained so many guarantees that the bridge shall be repaired, however nothing has been carried out thus far. Throughout the wet season, I go away my automobile on the opposite facet of the bridge and journey to my homestead on foot and I do not suppose that is truthful as I miss some necessary conferences, together with authorities programmes.”