There has been widespread joy and jubilation in South Africa’s neighboring country Zimbabwe after South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that borders will reopen for Business Leisure Tourism and other social visits begining on 1 October 2020.
A video circulating on social media shows Zimbabweans in Harare Highfields.
Zimbabwe is currently suffering from serious social and economic challenges this has seen more than 3 million leaving the country in search of greener pastures in foreign lands.
50% of those are believed to be in South Africa.
The Covid-19 pandemic has worsened the situation in Zimbabwe.
Expects have said more Zimbabweans are expected to leave the country again as living standards are not bearable anymore.
Watch Video of Zimbabweans celebrating re-opening of South African borders.
Fellow South Africans pic.twitter.com/gXh1lIFm6a
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