The Norton Residents’ Development Trust today held a demonstration against poor service delivery by the local authority.
The residents are accusing the town council of stifling development projects, defying ministerial directives and blocking construction of a mortuary at Norton District Hospital. The residents want Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere to intervene and help address some of their grievances. This is not the first time Norton residents have protested against the local authority, accusing councillors of pursuing their own interests at the expense of service delivery. You can view pictures of today’s demonstration below:
Image Credit: Temba Mliswa
Norton is a Town located in Mashonaland West Province in Zimbabwe. It is located about 44.5km west of the Zimbabwean capital, Harare. It is surrounded by farms and forest plantations. It is also home to the Darwin-dale Dam. Read More About Norton
Saviour Kasukuwere is a politician, businessman and farmer. He is the former Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and National Housing and former Zanu- PF national political commissar. He was expelled from Parliament as the (Mount Darwin South) legislator in November 2017 following the military... Read More About Saviour Kasukuwere