THE Keep Livingstone Clean and Healthy
Committee has expressed concern at the deplorable state of
infrastructure in the tourist capital.
Keep Livingstone Clean and Healthy Committee Chairperson Saxon
Simachembele said there was urgent need to upgrade infrastructure in
Mr Simachembele told ZANIS in an interview in Livingstone today that
his committee will closely monitor the issuance of trading licences
to the traders by the council in order to ensure that only those that
have improved the outlook of their premises are given the licences.
He also urged Zambian Breweries to work with the Keep Livingstone
Clean and Healthy Committee and ensure that disposable mosi bottles
did not contribute to littering the streets.
Mr Simachembele said there was need for Zambia Breweries to work with
the committee and ensure that the disposable bottles are always
picked and further advised them to donate dust bins.
He said National Breweries must also partner with the committee and
work towards ensuring that packets containing Chibuku shake shake are
Mr Simachembele also called for community participation saying that
the response so far from residents was not impressive.
He said it was regrettable to note that only 15 percent of the
residents were participating in the Keep Livingstone Clean Campaign.
Mr Simachembele said that even if the other 35 percent had heard of
it, they had not shown any interest in participating while the
remaining 50 percent had not heard about the campaign at all.
He also called on well wishers to move on board and help the
Livingstone Clean and Healthy Committee as they were operating
without an office and were mostly using their own resources.