By Correspondent in Harare.

(News of The South) – Zimbabwe, despite its economic hardships, has beaten South Africa and other SADC countries in building a mini “Titanic” Houseboat. It has proved to be a hit on Zimbabwe roads on the way to be delivered to its happy customers in Botswana.

Unlike the Irish company’s work on the Titanic done at the seaside factory, Zimbabwe’s boat maker is in a landlocked country.

The gigantic houseboat caused traffic disruptions where ever it passed right from Harare’s Masasa factory GDI to Masvingo and then Victoria Falls before crossing into Botswana it’s final destination.

The African Dream, with a carrying capacity of 300 people, is a houseboat believed to be one of the biggest built in Zimbabwe. This has been a spectacle along the Harare-Masvingo Highway as it passed through Masvingo at the weekend after a painstaking five-day journey from the makers in Harare.

The makers GDI Engineering in Msasa, Harare, made special transport arrangements for the delivery of the product by road through to Victoria Falls en route to Botswana. A longer route was chosen to Victoria Falls to prevent traffic chaos and congestion, associated with the Harare-Bulawayo road.

The journey to Victoria Falls was expected to take 10 days.

“We are moving at approximately 30km/hour on good roads like this one ( Road), but the journey from Harare to Masvingo was painstakingly slow,” said one crew member.


About Author

Latest News

Mugabe About To Resign

Harare, Zimbabwe (News Of The South) – ..

Zlatan, Pogba To Bounce Back

Milton Mashasha….online Sports Reporter ..

ZANU PF UK Calls For Mugabe To Step Down

Harare, Zimbabwe. (News of The South) – ..

Like Us On Facebook

SUBSCRIBE: YouTube Channel

Ad

Forget Motivational Stories: Write Your Own

By Pearson Mbendera I have read a lot of ..

Green Fuel Zimbabwe On Apprentice Training Program

BY MARTIN MULEYA. Mutare, Zimbabwe. (News ..

Shock As Prophet Magaya Admits To Comiting Adultery

Zimbabwe, Harare. – PHD Ministries ..

A Story Of Love As Kenya Mourns The Westgate Mall Massacre

By Anoziva Marindire   The Nairobi Westgate ..

Winky D Shines At First Ever Zim Dancehall Awards

By Daniel Muzana Zimbabwe`s Winky was the ..

Mugabe About To Resign

Harare, Zimbabwe (News Of The South) – ..

Zlatan, Pogba To Bounce Back

Milton Mashasha….online Sports Reporter ..

ZANU PF UK Calls For Mugabe To Step Down

Harare, Zimbabwe. (News of The South) – ..

ZANU PF Bulawayo In Full Support Of Army Intervention Efforts In Zimbabwe

BULAWAYO PROVINCE Following a well constituted ..

Murderer Kombian Returns To The Docks

Ghana`s notorious robber, Johnson Kombian, ..

Leaked Alangizi Video: Defending Alangizi, My Testimony

By Musamba Mumba Too much crap has been said ..

Eritrea Human Rights Abuses Highlighted At UN Review

Geneva – Eritrea was on Monday accused ..

Silence Is Golden But Not In Business

By Pearson Mbendera I am the silent type. ..

Zim Vice President Mujuru Factions And Meaning What Was Never Said

By Wisdom Mumera Listening to Zimbabwe`s ..

Industry Lacking Policy Synchronisation

By Wisdom Mumera (News Of The South) – ..