Border Jumpers

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    Removing apartheid-era electric fence border with Zimbabwe was a mistake: Motsoaledi

    SOUTH Africa’s Home Affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi says removing apartheid-era electric fences to secure the border was a “terrible mistake.” Motsoaledi spoke on Monday as he expressed his exasperation with the unending flow of illegal immigrants, particularly from Zimbabwe, which he blamed on “joblessness and hunger.” Motsoaledi said they were employing drones and other technologies to thwart illegal immigrants, but…

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    DA wants ‘Trump wall’ border between Zimbabwe and SA

    By Andrew Murenha SOUTH Africa’s biggest opposition party, the far right DA has demanded that a more solid border wall be erected following the collapse of a recently erected fence along the Beitbridge border. The sentiments came after the party’s Shadow Minister of Defence Kobus Marais, led a fact-finding mission at the Beitbridge Border Post, one of the busiest entry points…

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