Bulawayo City Council makes over $200 000 from selling burial space

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Bulawayo City Council (BCC) made more than $200 000 from selling burial space at local cemeteries where 4 709 bodies were buried last year.

Of the people buried at the cemeteries, 1 233 were children under the age of 12. Responding to The Chronicle’s questions, BCC senior public relations officer Mrs Nesisa Mpofu said council offered 168 people pauper burials. She said council made $206 029 from selling burial space with council charging $47 for adults and $41 for children. She said that council will now start maintaining graves that had collapsed due to heavy rains.

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Bulawayo is Zimbabwe's second largest city. Its location was selected by the last Matebele king, King Lobengula. Bulawayo used to be one of the country's most attractive cities and a major transport hub for Southern Africa until Zimbabwe entered a period of economic depression in... Read More About Bulawayo

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