Top Menu




Inside the Mbare typhoid disaster in pictures

As sure as the sun will rise, folks in Harare’s oldest suburb of Mbare know that the rainy season brings with it typhoid or cholera, reports Phylis Mbanje after visiting the Matapi hostels.

We bring you graphic pictures from inside the hostels of Mbare.
*Please note, some of the pictures are so graphic some may find them disturbing.

DANGEROUS PLAYGROUND: A young boy runs past a heap of  uncollected rubbish  and a puddle of water and sewage in Mbare

DANGEROUS PLAYGROUND: A young boy runs past a heap of uncollected rubbish and a puddle of water and sewage in Mbare

10-0l5a8422

09-0l5a8417

The children in Mbare find themselves playing with the hazardous muddy water.

The children in Mbare find themselves playing with the hazardous muddy water.

Some of the toilets at Matapi Hostels.

Some of the toilets at Matapi Hostels.

06-0l5a8370

05-0l5a8359

04-0l5a8353

In this photo, taken inside one of the hostels in Mbare, a tenant washes dishes while above, raw sewage flows from the toilets on the upper floors

In this photo, taken inside one of the hostels in Mbare, a tenant washes dishes while above, raw sewage flows from the toilets on the upper floors

 Children play in the corridor of one of the hostels

Children play in the corridor of one of the hostels

01-0l5a8348

One Response to Inside the Mbare typhoid disaster in pictures

  1. Masangs January 12, 2017 at 1:45 pm #

    This is will be Mugabe’s legacy- poverty and death-

AMH logo

© 2017 The Zimind. All Rights reserved.

DMMA logo