Building homes on wetlands hazardous, slows development

Building homes on wetlands hazardous, slows development

Nomthandazo Gabi FLOODS have continued to ravage property of hundreds of families’ property in Zengeza 4 and Manyane, raising concerns about corrupt council officials parcelling out housing stands on wetlands, despite the Government’s stern stance on the preservation of wetlands. Government spokesperson Nick Mangwana indicated that the crisis in Chitungwiza needs urgent intervention, before blaming residents for constructing houses on wetlands. Moreover, residents highlighted that the drainage system in Chitungwiza was in a state of despair and that the government had failed to maintain and repair a functional drainage system,…

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