Corruption in Action: An R11m Bridge in Qwaqwa

A report about two decades ago by a reputable development agency stated that the cost of infrastructural development in Africa was up to ten times most expensive than what it is supposed to be through cost inflation as a consequence of corruption. They sited the case of a modest dam in Kenya which had cost at least five times more than it should have cost. 

Hidden from public view, South Africa also has contracted this contagion. This is an example of the same phenomena occurring in our own homeland. 

These photos were taken at the opening of this impressive bridge

Main picture: Opening a R11m bridge in Qwaqwa



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