URN learned that the concern over the cracked pillars matter was brought to the Ministry of Works’ attention by the JSC, after which the ministry carried out an initial inspection and found out that the cracks in the pillar had progressed for more than a month, and similar ones were also found in some pillars in the basement.
Geofrey Chemonges, a resident of Kamulago village said the soil mixed with big rocks fell covering a distance of 500metres of the road section which is under construction by the China State Construction Engineering Limited.
While there are questions on whether there is a need to import electricity from Kenya, some suggest the bigger questions include whether Isimba Dam was insured. Why should the government pay to repair the Dam after the floods if it was really insured? What about the threats the Dam poses to nearby communities?