Shelters for Zim nationals fleeing SA

source: News24
2010-07-19 22:38

Harare – Zimbabwe has set up temporary shelters for scores of its nationals leaving South Africa following threats of attacks on foreigners, an official said on Monday.

“We have put three big tents in Beitbridge, 10 000 blankets, 20 boxes of laundry soap and 1 000 buckets,” Madzudzo Pawadyira, head of the government’s civil protection unit, told AFP.

Beitbridge is the main border crossing to South Africa.

“The same measures have also been put in place in Plumtree to cater for those returning through the Plumtree border” with Botswana, he added.

Scores of Zimbabweans working and living in South Africa are returning home after [continue reading]

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