Solwezi Chingola road in shocking state – avoid if possible

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ZASA members Shadrack Mutalishi and Augustine Chisembele were kind enough to share the video and photos with us so we thought you should get to see these for yourselves. The images came with a simple warning from Shadrack, “This is Chingola / Solwezi Road, if you are going on holiday to Solwezi take a flight if there is any.”

This is a video shared of the stranded passengers:

If you can find alternative transport please do so, the last thing you want is to get stuck in the middle of nowhere.


Lusaka Times ran a story on the state of the road 2 days ago, below is an excerpt from the article.

Solwezi residents demand the truth about Solwezi-Chingola road

Solwezi residents have called on the PF government to be truthful on the construction of the Solwezi-Chingola road as they have suffered long enough.

The residents who spoke through their headman said they have lost confidence in the promises from government because they have been fed with the same rhetoric for a whole term but that no progress has been seen on the road.

Full article here.


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Article – Lusaka Times

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