Beitbridge border chaos

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    Smugglers caught at Beitbridge declaring groceries as fertilizer

    SECURITY officials working with the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) anti-smuggling unit in Beitbridge have intercepted three commercial trucks which were transporting an assortment of groceries which had been declared as fertilizer. The actual amount of import duty is yet to be ascertained although it is estimated to be in running into millions of dollars in local currency. The police officer…

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    Truckers unhappy with Beitbridge border queues

    ADEQUATE measures are in place to deal with the influx of people at the Beitbridge border between South Africa and Zimbabwe but truck congestion remains an issue. On Monday, 20 land borders reopened after more than a month of closure to trying to curb the spread of COVID-19.  Truck drivers are asking both South African and Zimbabwean governments to improve…

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    S.A. asks Zimbabwe to allow more trucks into Zimbabwe

    SOUTH Africa’s Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Njabulo Nzuza says they have requested their Zimbabwean counterparts to increase the number of trucks allowed to cross to Zimbabwe through the Beitbridge Border Post per day. He says this will ease congestion at the border post. Nzuza was at the border post observing today’s reopening of the border. Beitbridge and other land posts…

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