Chinese contractors further delay Zambia’s $2.3bn Kafue Gorge Lower

Issue 459 - 20 Apr 2022 - By Chiwoyu Sinyangwe | 3 minute read

Key funders China Eximbank and ICBC have frozen lending to the 750MW Kafue Gorge Lower hydropower project, as state utility Zesco has been unable to meet its commitments. This has further delayed the flagship project’s completion, as lack of activity on Sinohydro’s construction site has become hard to disguise, writes Chiwoyu Sinyangwe in Lusaka

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