The illegal movement of undocumented foreigners known as ‘border jumpers’ is worsening around the Beitbridge border between South Africa and Zimbabwe in Limpopo.
The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Zimbabwean Kudakwashe Tagwirei, an adviser to President Emmerson Mnangagwa, accusing the prominent businessman of being corrupt and helping support the government of Zimbabwe.
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has called for the Zimbabwean Embassy in South Africa to be closed immediately. His comments come at a time when the human rights of Zimbabweans are being violated by security forces.
A prize-winning Zimbabwean novelist and filmmaker arrested at recent protests accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government on Tuesday of holding its people in a repressive “chokehold” as they endured an economic emergency.
Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appealed for calm amid rising public anger over corruption, food shortages and rampant inflation.