Residents Blame Corruption, Abuse of Power for Harare Wetlands Destruction

A cross section of Harare residents have blamed corruption and abuse of political power for rampant wetlands destruction in the capital.

According to the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) Harare's water table is falling drastically as a result of rampant wetlands destruction.

Speaking during a stakeholders meeting held in the capital on Thursday, residents expressed concern over failure by authorities to adequately implement provisions of the law that protect wetlands and guard against environmental degradation.