Zimbabwe

JUST IN: Low activity as SA reopens Beitbridge border

Thupeyo Muleya Beitbridge Bureau
There is low activity at Beitbridge Border Post with only commercial trucker drivers using the border to cross into either Zimbabwe or South Africa.

According to border officials less than 100 people used the port of entry between 6 am and 10 am. South Africa opened 20 of its land borders today including Beitbridge.

Scenes from Beitbridge Borde Post this morning, where traffic remains low despite South Africa opening its border to passenger traffic today – pictures by Thupeyo Muleya

However Zimbabwe is yet to review the lockdown protocols. Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage , Kazembe Kazembe said on Sunday that the opening of borders will be informed by the situation in the country.

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“Our decisions pertaining to opening of borders are informed by the situation obtaining in our country. The national Covid 19 taskforce monitors the situation on the ground and makes recommendations to Cabinet . The Ministry of Health and Child Care also monitors and assesses the situation and makes decisions on that basis,” said the Minister.

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