Rural Electrification Authority (REA) Corporate Affairs Manager Justine Mukosa has said works on Kasanjiku Mini Hydro Power Station in Chief Ntambu’s area in Mwinilunga District in Northern Province will resume in May.

Speaking at a media briefing Thursday, Mukosa explained that the Hydro Power project went on recess in November last year as a result of  heavy rains.

He said the authority will commence the construction on the water canal, the dam, power house, multi-facility building, and other support structures like staff houses.

Mukosa also disclosed that K 40.6 Million has been set aside for the project this year with a total cost of US$ 8.7 Dollars for the completion of the project by 2018.

“We are resuming our project in may which went on recess owing to heavy rains this year ” Mukosa said

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  1. LT, pull up your socks!
    “K 40.6 Million has been set aside for the project this year with a total cost of US$ 8.7 Dollars for the completion of the project…”

    US$ 8.7 Dollars ????? That is the CHEAPEST hydropower station IN THE WORLD!!!!

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  2. OK, MWINILUNGA NOMBA YAYA KU NORTHERN PROVINCE, TE? GUYS DON’T WE HAVE PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS WHO CAN COME UP WITH A PRIVATE BUT TRULY PROFESSIONAL ONLINE NEWSPAPER(S)? LT ARE UNTEACHABLE.

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  3. US$8.7 IS WHAT PF GOVERNMENT CAN USE TO BUID A MINI HYDRO, WE USED TO TELL U THAT MORE MONEY IN YOUR POCKETS THIS IS THE RESULT BY REDUCING PROJECT COSTS TO A MERE ZMW87

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