South Africa: Illegal border crossings flourish

source: News24
2010-08-17 22:33

Musina – Since the beginning of this year, 14 795 illegal immigrants have crossed into South Africa from Zimbabwe over the Limpopo river at Beitbridge, the SA Army said on Tuesday.

“This borderline needs a comprehensive borderline plan,” SA Army Colonel Johan Herbst said during a media visit to the border town.

All stakeholders in government departments needed to be on board.

Herbst said there had been arrests every day since the army was re-deployed to the area earlier this year to help the [continue reading]

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