No matter how dangerous the route is, border jumpers try their luck daily on the bridge and fences. The festive season is over and, for a large number of Zimbabwean foreign nationals, it has been a nightmare coming back to South Africa,…
BEITBRIDGE - A group of 18 suspected border jumpers and a fisherman yesterday teamed up and killed a crocodile which wanted to attack them at an illegal crossing point along the Limpopo River.
SOUTH AFRICA - Two border jumpers died and the other two were rescued following a failed attempt to cross the crocodile infested Limpopo River before illegally entering SA, police said.
The economic meltdown is driving hundreds of Zimbabweans into South Africa every day, amid reports that authorities are struggling to police illegal crossing points.
The economic crisis afflicting Zimbabwe continues to be exposed by the great risks many are taking to escape into neighbouring South Africa.
Police have retrieved two bodies of border jumpers who drowned while attempting to cross Limpopo River and illegally enter South Africa at the weekend. The bodies were found at different points along the crocodile-infested river during…