Silence descends after crunch Kazungula Bridge meet

Kazungula Bridge is due by next year
Kazungula Bridge is due by next year

KASANE: A veil of silence has descended after a crunch meeting held in Kasane this week on how to share the burden of completing the rail portion of the US$260 million Kazungula Bridge being developed by Botswana and Zambia.

The bridge, which is already behind schedule, was earlier this year rocked by controversy after workers downed tools on the Zambian side when authorities there failed to pay the contractor.

The delay lasted about four months and necessitated a high level intervention from both sides.

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