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Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha. Photo: Sandile Ndlovu/Sowetan/Gallo Images
Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha. Photo: Sandile Ndlovu/Sowetan/Gallo Images


Limpopo may turn to Zimbabwe and other countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to get water for the R247.8 billion energy and metallurgy complex, the Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone (SEZ), because the province lacks its own resources.

The only solution for now is the proposed construction of a dam along the Limpopo River in Musina at an estimated cost of R14 billion.

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