Breaking News

Beitbridge border post congestion

by Beitbridge Bureau
03 May 2012 | 1707 Views
Scores of Zimbabwean travellers were yesterday stranded on the South African side of the Beitbridge Border Post. They had gone for shopping and holidays.




The travellers spent between three and six hours to gain passage into South Africa. Congestion affected the arrivals sec­tions while the departure side had a few people getting out of South Africa.

Traffic into South Africa generally increases at the border post during month-ends as people use the immigration department's rebate facility to buy South African goods. However, the situation was worse yesterday with queues into South Africa reaching the Old Bridge.

The assistant regional immigration officer in charge of Southern region (Beitbridge) Mr Charles Gwede said the increase in traffic at the border was result of a long weekend in South Africa. South Africans broke for the Freedom Day holiday on April 27 and that was extended to Workers' Day on Tuesday.

Congestion

Source: TH

Comments

Latest News

Quotable quotes on Zanu PF #MillionManMarch

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2016 | 716 Views

Mugabe claims Zimbabweans are 'angry' at talk of him retiring

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2016 | 801 Views

Zanu-PF's million march, a spectacular flop - claims MDC-T

by Obert Chaurura Gutu | 25 May 2016 | 1311 Views

Mugabe's show of force

by Agencies | 25 May 2016 | 1870 Views

Sarah Mahoka 'gives' Zanu-PF men permission to rape women - Listen to ...

by Staff Reporter | 25 May 2016 | 3391 Views

WATCH: Man undresses, feeds himself to lions

by online | 25 May 2016 | 3075 Views

WATCH: China unveils bus that can drive over the TOP of other cars

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2016 | 4378 Views

Border Strikers finally scores and win, Caps United plucks Chicken Inn...

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2016 | 2597 Views

POEM: Africa, our land - A land of peace loving and united people,Who ...

by Wilson Chipangura | 25 May 2016 | 783 Views

'Factionalist are trading on treasonous territory,' says Mugabe - Pres...

by Thobekile Zhou | 25 May 2016 | 2229 Views

Mtukudzi attacked by MDC-T for singing for Mugabe

by Thobekile Zhou | 25 May 2016 | 4994 Views

Sangoma's wife killed for helping taxi drivers

by Staff Reporter | 25 May 2016 | 2366 Views

Ministers disrespect Mugabe - Zanu PF youth

by Thobekile Zhou | 25 May 2016 | 2611 Views

Zanu-PF youth want Harare airport named after Mugabe - ZANU PF Youth l...

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2016 | 1168 Views

Zimbabwe should not panic over my illness - Tsvangirai

by Thobekile Zhou | 25 May 2016 | 2562 Views

Tsvangirai's statement to the people of Zimbabwe

by Morgan R Tsvangirai | 25 May 2016 | 2366 Views

WATCH: Live streaming of million man match

by youtube | 25 May 2016 | 3943 Views

LIVE: Million-Man March

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2016 | 2633 Views

One Million Man March in pictures

by Thobekile Zhou | 25 May 2016 | 3462 Views

Zanu PF members fight for t-shirts - pictures

by Thobekile Zhou | 25 May 2016 | 4236 Views

Mugabe sneaks back into the country - THERE was neither a rally nor th...

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2016 | 2899 Views

Zanu PF grabs school buses for million man march

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2016 | 2514 Views

Swallow a balloon to lose weight, say experts

by Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) | 25 May 2016 | 2107 Views

Am not gunning for presidency, says Banana - THE son of first Presiden...

by Thobekile Zhou | 25 May 2016 | 2214 Views

Africa has been stabbed in the back by its rogue leaders - Africa is a...

by Tendai Ruben Mbofana | 25 May 2016 | 1495 Views

Entertainment

Zimbabwe-born Olivier excels in SA music contest - Zimbabwe-born Jerem...

by Staff reporter | 25 May 2016 | 1091 Views

After Flashbacks and Setbacks press brief - A EDZAI ISU Theatre Arts P...

by Staff Reporter | 25 May 2016 | 290 Views

Gringo turns to music - "I am an artiste and have passion for acting. ...

by Sophia Chese-Msowa | 25 May 2016 | 1202 Views

Dj Zinhle dying to be in Bulawayo

by Thobekile Zhou | 24 May 2016 | 2306 Views

How Oskido fell in love with Kwaito - SOUTH African music mogul Oscar ...

by Bongani Ndlovu | 24 May 2016 | 1882 Views

Gospel divas upbeat ahead of Malope show - LOCAL performers billed for...

by Nhlalwenhle Ngwenya | 24 May 2016 | 1450 Views

DJ Sbu rips the stage at Pabloz VIP - South African deejay‚ philanth...

by Staff reporter | 24 May 2016 | 1724 Views
iBlog

Five Reliable Outlook Pst File Repair Tools

Outlook pst files can become corrupted -- and when that happens, work grinds to a halt. if your organization relies on outlook, one of these tools could save the day. outlook is the industry standard groupware tool. let's take a look at five that can... Read More
ITnews 04 May 2015 ago

Apple Watch Teardown Reveals Unique Hardware And Replaceable Parts

The apple watch may not be fine jewelry, but bill detwiler cracks it open and shows you why he thinks it's a fine piece of tech. the apple watch may be beautiful on the outside, but how about on the inside? in this cracking open installment, we go in... Read More
Sergey 11 June 2015 ago