The government has availed $300 000 to Victoria Falls municipality for the construction of a dumpsite landfill.
The funds were released through the Environmental Management Agency (EMA), and Vice President Kembo Mohadi handed over the cheque while officiating at the National Clean-Up Day exercise in Victoria Falls on Friday. Mohadi had this to say:
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I’m reliably informed that the current town’s dumpsite is prone to fires which pollute our air and the waste remains are scattered into the environment which is an eyesore.
It’s encouraging to observe that EMA has contributed $300 000 for the construction of the landfill. I, therefore, call upon the local authority to identify partners for the construction of a standard landfill.
Victoria Falls is considered the cleanest urban settlement in the country. However, poor disposal of litter has resulted in massive pollution resulting in the death of some wildlife after consuming plastic material.
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Kembo Mohadi is a Zimbabwean politician who was the Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe and second secretary of Zanu-PF until his resignation on 1 March 2021. Mohadi is a member of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (Zanu-PF) where he is a member... Read More About Kembo Mohadi
Victoria Falls is a Natural Wonder of the world, and name of the resort town located in the Matabeleland North Province of Zimbabwe. The town is located on the northern border which separates Zimbabwe from Zambia, on the Zambezi River, about 1000km from it's source.... Read More About Victoria Falls