R37m Beitbridge fence will not be fixed - those who built it still contracted

The R37m 40km fence built along the border of SA and Zimbabwe will not be repaired despite Scopa recommendations - because it's just not worth it.

2021-02-26 03:17:00 PM

The R37m 40km fence built along the border of SA and Zimbabwe will not be repaired despite Scopa recommendations - because it's just not worth it.

The R37m 40km fence built along the border of SA and Zimbabwe will not be repaired despite Scopa recommendations - because it's just not worth it.

26 February 2021 - 13:54Three wire fences - including the new R37m fence - are erected along the border to keep desperate Zimbabweans from illegally entering SA.Image:Alex PatrickThe R37m 40km fence built along the border of SA and Zimbabwe will not be repaired despite the recommendations of

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the standing committee on public accounts (Scopa)- because it's just not worth it. This was according to a response on Friday by minister of public works and infrastructure,Patricia de Lille, to questions by the National Assembly.The controversial 1.8m tall fence - jokingly

referredto as the “washing line”because of its poor quality and the ease with which it can be breached -consists of six rolls of coiled razor wire and a razor wire grid erectedover three weeks by Magwa Construction.The company was carrying out maintenance work at the Beitbridge border post when the national lockdown was declared in late March. headtopics.com

In May, De Lille told MPs that the fence had been up barely a day before it was breached.On April 20, she had requested an investigation by the auditor-general and five days later asked the public works anti-corruption unit to investigate, assisted by SIU members seconded to the department. The investigation revealed a litany of incompetence and wrongdoing in the construction and recommended disciplinary action against 14 government officials.

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Surely there should be GUARANTEES in place.? Can they not electrify the fence then? zando_scorpio So it’s better for SA to be vulnerable! tell the aunty... she wasted our money....😤 Here's your R100 tool that defeats your R300 MILLION RAND barrier... ...idiots... that's a R37m fence? listen to julias and open the borders.

EFF very happy with this. Africans defend colonial borders with such vehemence. Build the wall. Similar to SA itself It won't be fixed Welcome to the ANC Banana state! Please enjoy your stay... What a waste I owe you an apology to ever doubt your sincerity and professionalism. It’s was just like a dream to me when I received my first payment. After my second payment it became a reality now after several payments it has become a way of life. SamuelEddy_

Scandalous wasteful expenditure. The unbelievable happened in my life today and words can’t express my joy. Thank you so much WeberEvarette for your help I’ll forever be indebted to you WeberEvarette This outrageous.... we need a stronger border control I Just want to say big thanks to mrs Evarette, I was nobody until a friend of mine introduced me to him since then I’ve been financially free WeberEvarette

my gardener swims the limpopo river, the fuck you got a border wall for ahhaha Tax payers money dien the drain again Nearly a million rand a kilometre barbed wire fence that doesn’t work? WTAF 😳