Friday, 11 July 2008

Council drops plans to sell Nyamagana

From The Citizen, Dar es Salaam
By Patty Magubira in Mwanza

The Nyamagana Stadium is not to be sold out after all, the Mwanza city director, Mr Wilson Kabwe revealed yesterday.

The announcement would be a sigh of relief for those who have waged a vigorous fight to stop the historical stadium from being demolished to pave way for a tourist hotel. Kabwe said the city authorities stopped the process of selling the land where the stadium stood after a decision made by the Ministry of Information, Sports and Culture. "This matter should now be laid to rest. Renewing the debate after such a government directive is tantamount to inviting unnecessary trouble," he said at a media briefing.

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