Beitbridge Border Post to remain closed on the Zim side. We appeal to travellers to ensure that they have all the requisite travel documents, including valid Covid-19 tests, when they present themselves to officials at our borders. ruck drivers should adhere to laws, regulations and agreements in place in the border area.
In a statement yesterday, South African Home Affairs Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, said the border points, including those with Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Lesotho, eSwatini and Botswana, will reopen. He said:
This will go a long way in minimising congestion. Meanwhile, on the Zimbabwean side, the border remains closed to general human travel as part of the level four lockdown regulations.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday said he will soon announce the way forward regarding the lockdown, which coincidentally expires tomorrow.
Addressing mourners at the burial of the late Retired Lieutenant-General Douglas Nyikayaramba at the National Heroes Acre in Harare, Mnangagwa said the review of the restrictions will be influenced by the situation on the ground.
On Saturday, 13 February 2020, Zimbabwe recorded 59 new coronavirus cases and 5 deaths, bringing the cumulative cases up to 35 104 (including 30 089 recoveries) and 1 398 deaths.
Source – Pindula News
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Army General Douglas Nyikayaramba laid to rest. Mourners gathered at the National Heroes Acre to witness the burial of the National Hero Lt General (Rtd) Douglas Nyikayaramba who succumbed to Covid-19 related illness.
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