How the Musina-Makhado SEZ will parch the people of Zimbabwe

Four Zim dams have been earmarked for provision of water to the Musina-Makhado SEZ, the R145bn industrial project on the banks of the Limpopo that’s expected to include its own 3,300MW coal-fired power station. In the context of food insecurity and climate change-induced drought, the loss of water from these dams will make life harder for millions of Zimbabweans. Will that be enough to convince the heads of state of SA, Zim and China to call it off as a potentially deadly idea?