By Zvikomborero Machirori
Deputy Information Minister Kindness Paradza the construction of the Museum Of Africa under the 2nd Republic is a testimony of the commitment to build infrastructure after years of neglect
Addressing journalists during a media tour at the Museum organised by his Ministry Paradza said journalists should always be well informed on these kinds of developments
“Why we invited you as the media is that my Minister thought it was important for you to be invited from come here to see for yourself, so that you appreciate what exactly is happening here in this liberation city because a lot people are not aware” said Paradza.
The information deputy minister also said that the project that is being at Museum is not for Zimbabwe but for the whole African continent as a whole.
“What is being done here is not for Zimbabwe alone but for the whole African continent and abroad because we want to tell people what is going on where we came from in order for us to get independent, that is why it called Museum” he added.
Minister Paradza added that there are going to be a lot activities that will happening, he noted that there will be helicopters that will be caring people from the Museum to the Heroes Acre for tourism purposes.
“There is a lot of things that are going to be happening here so that people are going to come here, there are going helicopters that will moving from here to the National heroes Acre that will be used by tourist” he said.
Joseph Nkani the Museum’s Marketing and Public Relations Manager said that the Museum is now 12% completion and they are hoping that by 2024 it will be complete.
“The Museum superstructure itself is now at 12% completion and it’s a two year construction project and we are hoping that all things being equal come beginning of year 2024 it will be open to the public people should be able to come through to the Museum and see the artefacts and the stories that will be curated in the Museum” he said.
Nkani also that there is going to be an up market, five start hotel and a liberation mall which they are now working together with National Social Security Authority (NASSA) in the development.