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Parliamentary committees to inspect Beitbridge border fence

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Beitbridge border fence
April 23 April 2020. The R37m fence that is constructed on the border of the South Africa and Zimbabwe is cut daily as Zimbabweans try their luck to come into SA to buy food and/or look for a better life. On the picture is a man seen running for his life as he makes it into the bushes of Limpopo Provence with a big bag. Picture:Thapelo Morebudi/The Sunday Times.

Parliamentary committees will on Saturday inspect the multimillion-rand Beitbridge border fence.

The fence was erected as part of efforts to fight COVID-19. But an investigation found misconduct in its procurement and construction.

Beitbridge border fence

The investigation also revealed the inferior quality of the fence. Fourteen officials are facing misconduct charges related to the project.

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Source: eNCA