CONTROVERSIAL leader of the Zimbabwe Cross-border Traders Association and chairperson of the Chivi Rural District Council Killer Zivhu has accused “selfish politicians” of stalling most rural projects.
Scotch cart owners contracted by the government to help evacuate Tokwe Mukorsi Dam flood victims have withdrawn their services demanding thousands of dollars in payment for the many trips they made moving people to higher ground.
LOCAL Government minister Ignatius Chombo (pictured) yesterday told Senate that government had so far evacuated 120 out of the 2 514 families following the floods that hit areas around the Tokwe-Mukosi Dam in Masvingo.
THE Zanu PF government has taken its begging bowl to the international community seeking $20 million to help more than 20 000 people — mainly in Masvingo and Matabeleland North — affected by floods.
Zimbabwean authorities on Tuesday launched an international appeal for $20 million to help some 20,000 people displaced by flooding in the south of the country following torrential rains.
HORDES of families that were forcibly evacuated from the Tokwe Mukorsi Dam’s flood basin without any compensation have been staying in the open along the Masvingo-Beitbridge highway.