Know your neighbour, says mayor

LUSAKA Mayor Wilson Kalumba (right) confers with Matero constituency Kapwewpe ward councillor Patrick Salubusa during the launch of the “Know Your Neighbour” community programme in the latter’s ward on Friday. PICTURE: CHANDA MWENYA

LUSAKA Mayor Wilson Kalumba has launched the ‘Know your neighbor initiative’ aimed at reducing crime in communities and changing people’s mindsets in the management of waste.

Speaking during the launch last Friday, Mr Kalumba said the initiative started mid last year by members of the community in Kapwepwe ward 25 in Matero Constituency.

Mr Kalumba said criminal activities and indiscriminate dumping of garbage have been on the increase in Lusaka city.
“The ‘Know your neighbor initiative’ concept was developed through the support of the capacity building done by our cooperating partners, the Swedish embassy,” he said.
He said the increase in crime rate in Lusaka has instilled fear in the residents and that the….

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