Inonge Wina
Inonge Wina

Vice President Inonge Wina says government will this year spend 77 million kwacha to rehabilitate seven canals in the Barotse sub basin.

The Vice President also says an additional 1-hundred and 74 million kwacha will be provided for implementation of adaption sub projects and is expected to support over 25- thousand households in 14 districts in Western Province.

Mrs. Wina said once rehabilitated the canals will support over eight thousand households in the province and also improve the livelihoods of the communities.

The Vice President said this at the handover of the four targeted canals and launch of project sub grants for the pilot programme for climate resilience in Mongu.

Mrs. Wina commended the World Bank for its support towards rehabilitating the canals.

And Minister of Transport Kapembwa Simbao says government is committed to developing all forms of transport infrastructure.

Mr. Simbao says the project will create six hundred jobs.

He said this in a speech read him by his deputy minister James Kapyanga.

And Acting Ngambela, Induna Mukulwakashiko said the canal rehabilitation will not only add value but also reduce poverty in the province.

And provincial minister Poniso Njeulu says the rehabilitation works will improve the livelihood people and also ensure that there is good security in the area.

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6 COMMENTS

  1. Comment. This how the pf implements programs wapya baisa ka iwe cattle underfiverusttler what s your vision after august.i think disolving your part…iwe katonga bull just accept defeat…then retire to your busness.

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  2. Comment:Closing universities,reckless borrowing,travelling on a chattered plane guzzling jameson on board ,mismanagement of funds at heroes stadium by merely putting pen to paper and maiming pipo is programe 4 u.

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  3. Comment:Closing universities,reckless borrowing,travelling on a chattered plane guzzling jameson on board ,mismanagement of funds at heroes stadium by merely putting pen to paper and maiming pipo is programe 4 u.
    The bad deeds outweighs the good deeds.And in a scenerio like this pipo fail 2 appreciate.

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  4. I hope they have done a proper investigation and environmental check on the canals – the zambezi is being depleted of water due to over use of water in the basin ….soon the rest of zambia will suffer the consequences of these actions

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  5. THATS PF FOR ALL ZAMBIANS WALKING THE TALK …I HAVE DEDICATED THE 11TH AUGUST TO VOTE FOR PF MWE…I CANT WAIT MWANDINI

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  6. No Inonge you should understand that those canals were rehabilitated without any single ngwee during the KK days and for how long will you be rehabilitating every year?

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