Kawambwa waterfalls going to waste – minister

LUAPULA expo delegates visit the Lumangwe falls. PICTURES:MWILA NTAMBI

GOVERNMENT will soon embark on the construction of a mini airport in Kawambwa district in Luapula Province to promote the immense untapped tourism potential of Lumangwe Falls, Nsumbu National Park and Kasaba Bay.

And Government says the construction of the 122 kilometres of the Kawambwa-Mporokoso road at a cost of US$142 million will boost economic activities in Luapula Province once completed.

Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela said Lumangwe Falls has remained untapped despite its enormous potential to contribute to the growth of the country’s tourism sector.
Mr Chitotela was speaking when he toured the falls here yesterday.
“Lumangwe is the second largest falls in Zambia after the Victoria Falls but…

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