THE Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) has revealed that the National Housing Empowerment Fund (NHEF) never engaged the agency for a full Environmental Impact Assessment on the Riverdale City Estate property as purported. And NHEF says the one acre land which was purchased from Robert Kent was only acquired so that it could “provide road access and main entrance to the proposed Riverdale Estate”. In early 2020, over 2,000 people rushed to secure land in NHEF’s Riverdale City Estate, which the company advertised to be only 17 kilometres from Crossroads Mall. The clients secured various sized portions of land and committed to clearing the full amounts within a five year period, in equally weighted instalments, while those who could pay…...

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