In the north of Botswana, where Namibia’s Caprivi Strip cuts east towards Zimbabwe, the diamond-producing country lays claim to just 150m of Zambezi River waterfront. It is here, at Kazungula, that Africa’s only quadripoint is located — a meeting of the territories of Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Kazungula is also the site of a new 923m road and rail bridge that could upend the established freight route from SA into the rest of Africa...

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