The African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General, Ace Magashule and his Zanu-PF counterpart, Obert Mpofu are expected to lead Friday’s anti-Zimbabwe sanctions picket at the Beitbridge border post near Musina in Limpopo.
The influx of African immigrants to South Africa, which began post-1994, exploded in xenophobic violence in 2008 and there have been tensions ever since.
At least five people have died been killed in a road crash on the N1 at Musina in Limpopo.
The driver of the bus in which nine people were killed after it overturned outside Polokwane two weeks ago is appearing in the local magistrate’s court on Tuesday on culpable homicide charges.
The Home Affairs Department has deployed staff at Beitbridge border post in Musina ahead of Zimbabwe’s historic polls next week.