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Zimbabwe’s Kariba Dam May Collapse, Threating Millions: Newsday

March 20 (Bloomberg) -- The Kariba Dam, which spans the Zambezi river between Zambia and Zimbabwe, is in danger of collapsing if no repairs are made within the next three years, Newsday newspaper reported, citing Zambia’s Finance Ministry Permanent Secretary Felix Nkulukusa.

The two countries will need to raise $250 million to fix the wall, he said, according to the Harare, Zimbabwe-based newspaper. A collapse would threaten 3.5 million people in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and Malawi.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Antony Sguazzin at asguazzin@bloomberg.net

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