Monday, April 15, 2024

Solwezi urban extension roads a death trap to young ones


Solwezi urban extension road

I write the above with deep concern for young ones as they will be opening schools soon.The road in the picture has became a death trap where children going to school and motorists trying to negotiate that road defect end up perishing.

This place is Solwezi Central constituency and the area MP has known this very well for over a year, including the councilor themselves.From last year they have been saying the road will be worked on till now. People have been patching the roads but now its worse. Perhaps can the our able president and the honorable Chitotela help us please or you people send your reporters and do a documentary on this road especially the one behind Urban Clinic passing through Corner Stone School to the College as seen in the photos.

This place is called urban extension and its the Itawa of Solwezi but in this state.

Concerned Citizen.

Solwezi urban extention road


    • Happy New year people!
      Lungu should just attend the dialogue and stop being evasive. He should also stop the third-term Stup!dity. Lungu should also stop making decisions that are wasteful in his last few years as president. Lungu should also identify his successor. If Lungu wants he can name UTH, Tasila Teaching Hospital and rename UNZA, Ester-Bana Daliso Higher institute of learning but Lungu must also prepare to go to jail!

    • Are mad Spaka! The MP is is not responsible for road maintenance but the Govt is through Solwezi Municipal Council. The Govt makes; keeps and utilises budgets and public funds!! Where does the MP come in just because you voted for the drunkard who cant do anything!
      Spaka, those of us who have lived in the UK like you know that you can sue the local authority (called the council) if you break your car when you hit a pot hole – why would you think the MP is responsible for Solwezi roads?
      You live in the midst of civilisation but your ugly head is full of bush and heaps of rubbish! Go back home and do something better and leave the cleaning jobs you are doing in the UK BECAUSE THEY ARE LEAVING YOU INSANE!! For sure, it is just your body in the UK with your head full of a thick…

    • 1.2  Chilyata

      Look at this uncle Charly idoyoote …

      Why do people vote for an area MP ?

      If I have a problem which the council can not resolve or seems to be doing nothing about in my area, I contact my area MP who I voted for , who in turn chases it up with the relevant authorities , especially if it is a health hazard.. … can citizens go directly to government ??

      it is monkies like you who are giving elected officials a free ride, research the word accountability.

      Looks the saying you can take a monkey out of the Bush but never the Bush out of the monkey fits you well…..

  1. Yes it will be worked on when the president nominates a ministerial delegation to visit the province. Probably just before elections

  2. Corruption scandals: Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans Corruption scandals: Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans

    The levels of mediocrity and incompetence in this failed project called Zambia knows no bounds. Or should I say the level of public resources theft knows no bounds. It is unbelievable!

    What is even annoying is a lot of these projects are actually funded by donors and the government just diverts or pockets the money.

    I was shocked few years ago I visited Mongu and a certain area within town had no running water and I discovered that the government of Denmark had actually released money many years earlier to fund a project to have every area in Mongu connected with running water. When I visited the Western Province Water and Waste company to enquire, mentioning that the donor funds were already released, the guy in charge there blamed contractors engaged to dig and lay pipelines,…

  3. Corruption scandals: Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans Corruption scandals: Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans

    …arguing they had to fire and change many contractors. There was only a pit dug there and that was nearly 6 years ago and to date there is no running water in that place. Locals have resorted to installing boreholes and the same incompetent government is now charging them a borehole tax. Man talk about a failed project called Zambia being run by incompetent thieves.

  4. The area MP is Stafford Mulusa and this bad road just pass through his house…..last year i paid ZNS to just do a small potion around our road…..of which he so that and kept quiet about it.he is just behind our flats and every year its floods around this place because even just drainage can solve this problem as it will direct water straight in the stream.Council engineer was brought last year and his story was they do not have machines to work on the road temporarily.
    That was the end.

  5. All roads fall under RDA & they don’t have enough money to fix all the roads in the country because most of the money that was collected went towards purchase of wheelbarrows at inflated prices.

  6. you voted for Mulusa and his councilor you deserve it you upnd solwezi chaps cry to mulusa not president lungu because cdf have been released.

  7. It is shameful to see a road like that in Zambia’s fastest growing town. We heard about taking development to all parts of our country without leaving any one behind but those in authority tell me how the North Western province has benefited from the Township Roads Project, the Link Zambia 8000, Communication Towers etc. All provincial headquaters including recently established ones have had township roads done except for Solwezi and all other districts in the province. When we point out these discrepa Nevis, we’re accused of promoting regionalism. But who is really doing it if it is not those in power. Considering the mining activities and the economical value this has added to our country, one would expect the province to be getting some priority or fair share in developmental…

  8. Who says the mp is n9t responsible too bad.
    Work of mp is to lobby for development but in our case the mp goes there to insult govt not to ask because there party tells not to develop the area because this will make ruling parry popular which is nonse.what has these useless MPs in province in 20years nothing others have even failed to build there mothers houses and now stay in Lusaka and continue insulting govt

  9. Children should be kept @home or school. Why have children if you cant look after them?, As much as you want to blame RDA or government,in fact it is a duty of every parents to ensure safety of their children. Walk them to school if necessary but allow those road works to progress because solwezi will remain behind if we support low thinking such as yours Sir. I love children and would not allow my kid loam the streets like chicken.,

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