Addressing Burial Space Shortage in Lusaka

By Chusa Sichone

No one would have imagined that burial space would at one time be a problem in Zambia where land is abundant.

Now with the increase in population with its attendant rise in deaths, burial space in some places especially urban areas is becoming a thorny issue.

Due to land shortage, some unscrupulous people in some parts of the country have even gone to the extent of encroaching on cemeteries!