$120m Gwayi-Shangani Dam Project On Course in Zimbabwe

By Tendai Mugabe and Melissa Makoto

The $120 million Gwayi-Shangani Dam, one of the national projects being undertaken under Zim-Asset, is expected to be completed in the next two years. The project started in 1912 and Government is keen to see its completion as it is key to the development of the Matabeleland region. Briefing Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko on the progress made towards the completion of the project at his Munhumutapa Offices last week, managing director of China International Water and Electric Corporation Mr E Shangfa said they expected to start construction of the dam wall early next year.

"Our company has been in Zimbabwe since 2000 and we started work in 2004. We have been facing financial challenges, but we now expect to finish the project in the next two years. We expect to do most of the work next year," he said.

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