Africa – Bulawayo water crisis worsens – Who is Bulawayo

Bulawayo Mayor, Patrick Thaba-Moyo, says the city’s water crisis has worsened and there are plans to start importing water from other towns.

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Southern Africa, Zimbabwe – No respite for Bulawayo as water crisis deepens

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Zimbabwe: No respite for Bulawayo as water crisis deepens.
By Ray Ndlovu, 30 August 2012 / Financial Gazette (Harare)

It has been nearly a year since government pledged to revive industries under the Distressed Industries and Marginalised Areas Fund (DIMAF) but there is still no concrete evidence of what exactly is being done to reverse wide-scale de-industrialisation in the second largest city.

Estimates from the Industry and Trade Ministry indicate that 90 companies have closed shop in the City of Kings in the last decade, with some 20 000 workers having been retrenched.

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