Zanu PF announces completion of $200 million Tokwe Mukosi dam; construction ended yesterday

The Tokwe Mukosi Dam has finally been completed after more than 15 years of construction.   Zanu PF Secretary for Administration, Ignatius Chombo announced the completion of the dam at the Zanu PF conference in Masvingo.  Coincidentally, Chombo announced that the Dam had just been completed yesterday.  Tokwe Mukosi has the capacity to supply irrigation water for 26 00 hectares.

FACTS ABOUT TOKWE MUKOSI DAM

Location                             Masvingo

Purpose                             Water storage, flood control, irrigation, fisheries, power

Construction Began       1998

Construction Ended       13 December 2016

Construction Cost          $200 Million

 

Trivia about Tokwe Mukosi Dam

  • Construction on the dam began in June 1998 but stalled in 2008
  • The dan is located about 72 kilometres south of Masvingo in Masvingo Province,
  • Both upstream and downstream, over 20,000 people were evacuated

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