In an interview with The Herald, Deputy Chief Secretary in the Office of the President and Cabinet (Presidential Communications) George Charamba confirmed some neighbours are charging Cyclone Idai survivors $10 for a place to sleep.
Charamba criticised people who are doing this and urged them to have the spirit of togetherness. Said Charamba:
What, though, is disheartening to me personally was to pick up reports that families whose structures are much more solid are in fact levying something like $10 per night per person. It is not the way to deal with neighbours in a distressful environment. That spirit of ubuntu that typifies us as a people must be on show.
George Charamba is Zimbabwe's presidential spokesperson as well as the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services. Charamba is one of the longest serving permanent secretaries in the Government of Zimbabwe.He was reported to be the person using an assumed name... Read More About George Charamba