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chronicle.co.zw 02 Aug, 2022 01:00 am

Rural communities face challenges in sanitation, hygiene issues

Rural communities face challenges in sanitation, hygiene issues
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Matabeleland South provincial water, sanitation and hygiene sub-committee chairperson, Mr Moment Malandu said the major gaps in the province were as a result of water shortage and illegal gold miners who proliferate open defecation.“This province is gold-rich and as such, there are so many illegal gold miners who migrate across the province.” He said legislation was needed to tame illegal gold miners.But on illegal gold miners, we need political weight by way of legislation.

No one can tame illegal gold miners except legislation,” said Mr Malandu.As a result, people and livestock share the little available water meaning that at the peak of it, people have to ration water,” said Mr Malandu.

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