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A general view of the border fence that separates South Africa and Zimbabwe near the Beitbridge border post.
A general view of the border fence that separates South Africa and Zimbabwe near the Beitbridge border post.
Phill Magakoe, AFP

Some senior Department of Public Works and Infrastructure officials charged for their role in the R40 million Beitbridge border fence project blunder might escape with a final warning and "training".

The department's acting director-general, Imtiaz Fazel, is considering recommendations for some officials to be given a warning and training.

On Wednesday, department officials briefed Parliament on the progress made in the investigation into the border fence project.

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