By Chrispine Msiska
A tale tell sign that our country is still shut in the 18th century. If it’s not that, then it means we are backtracking unlike moving forward.
This road (stretch) is between Rumphi Boma-Njakwa to Livingstonia (Khondowe) via Kaziwiziwi coal mines. There has been less progress on the construction project since it’s inception. Former minister of public transport Jappie Mhango is also a member of parliament from Rumphi South Constituency who has done nothing to speed up the process.
The minister now heads ministry of health leaving that road in limbo and users worried. The conditions have worsened such that small vehicles can hardly travel through. Some drivers have to opt for Phwezi via Phwamphwa Livingstonia as Golodi is also beyond damage to reach the most decorated mountains of Livingstonia tourist destination where matchewe falls is also perched among other attraction centres.
Efforts to reach out to officials in the ministry of transport proved futile and that all other efforts hit a snag. However, Current Affairs Malawi media team will endeavour in it’s investigative efforts to establish what has caused the stagnation of the construction project since according to reports from locals shows there has been ramblings.