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KASUKUWERE :500 PEOPLE DIED BECAUSE OF MDC COUNCILS FAILURES | ZiMetro
KASUKUWERE :500 PEOPLE DIED BECAUSE OF MDC COUNCILS FAILURES | More than 500 people died from water-borne diseases last year alone, a development Government has blamed on MDC-T-run local authorities for their failure to provide safe water and proper sanitation facilities. Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere said the majority of MDC-T-run councils were engaged in corrupt activities instead of focusing on service delivery, such as providing clean water, repairing burst sewage pipes and refuse collection. This came amid allegations that MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai’s eldest son, Edwin, was being investigated by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission for involvement in a “dodgy” tender for the supply of water chemicals to the City of Harare running into millions of dollars. Water-borne diseases, among them diarrhoea, typhoid, dysentery and cholera, are caused by drinking contaminated. Statistics contained in the Ministry of Health and
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