While commissioning a new water treatment plant in Beitbridge, Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko said that Zimbabwe has opened up negotiations to supply treated water to South Africa as part of the Bi-National Commission.
This water treatment plant could be one of the quick wins for this bilateral cooperation since there is already an existing pipeline from Beitbridge to Musina. I am also advised that the plant will not only supply water to residents of this town alone, but will also supply water to surrounding communities within 40km radius from the town. These include Lutumba, Dumba, Nuli and Mapayi. This will no doubt result in the transformation of these places in terms of hygiene and improved sanitation.
Phelekezela Mphoko is the second vice president of the Republic of Zimbabwe and one of the two vice presidents and second secretaries of the Zanu-PF party. Mphoko was appointed to this position by Robert Mugabe on 10 December 2014. The other Vice president appointed at the same time is Emmerson Mnangagwa. The two replaced outgoing vice president Joice Mujuru. According to the 1987 Unity Accord between Zanu PF and the Zimbabwe African People’s Union, Mphoko was appointed as a successor to late Vice-President John Nkomo. Read More
Beitbridge is a Town located in Matabeleland South Province in Zimbabwe. Read More
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