Zimbabwe Housing - City Needs to Get Back to Basics

[The Herald] Harare needs to see tens of thousands of new homes built as soon as possible simply to satisfy existing demand by people already living and working in the city, let alone the new families that will arise as children reach adulthood and the continuing movement of rural people into the capital. So the news that the city council is finally examining building codes to see what can be done to make these houses more affordable is welcome. But the Model Building By-laws already in existence allow a great variety