After the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure’s (DPWI) disastrous and failed work on the Beitbridge border post, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has said plans are afoot to renovate
Home Affairs have outlined plans to reopen key international borders, allowing more foreign nationals and SA citizens to travel in and out of the country.
High-level talks and coordinating SADC guidelines on the coronavirus pandemic should have been used to prevent the border crises, the Pretoria-based Institute for Security Studies (ISS) said.
South Africa might just have to hold its breath again. The NCCC is meeting to discuss lockdown measures on Wednesday – with border security on the agenda.
Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has slammed those calling for ‘complete border closures’ at Beitbridge – and the EFF representative has an entirely different suggestion.
Herman Mashaba has weighed in on the situation at the Beitbridge border, as swathes of South Africans demand that the crossing must close.
Scores of Zimbabweans made a late dash for Beitbridge overnight, causing a severe backlog – and significant overcrowding – at the border post.
South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs said the congestion at the Beitbridge Border Post with Zimbabwe has been cleared and traffic flow has returned to normal.
At least four truck drivers and one Zimbabwean woman have died at the Beitbridge border post amid major delays and congestion over the past couple of days.
Aaron Motsoaledi said the Beitbridge Border crisis was caused by truck drivers, while the RFA believes it is due to new COVID-19 regulations.
Travellers have been queuing up by the Beitbridge border post, many with the hopes of seeing their families during the festive season
While the border post is usually busy over the festive season, additional delays were caused by earlier curfew times and COVID-19 protocols.
The Beitbridge ‘washing line’ leaves much to be desired and relevant departments need to urgently address the situation, say the DA.
Both parties had sought more time to file affidavits. The matter will be heard on Friday, 16 October 2020
Patricia De Lille has been accused of writing a letter, instructing officials, to push the Beitbridge border fence tender through quickly.
De Lille has been told that her involvement in the alleged Beitbridge border fence corruption will be investigated by National Treasury.
Both the SIU and National Treasury released reports on the Beitbridge border fence saga. De Lille may need to gear up for some more backlash.
Patricia De Lille’s former party has called on her to take responsibility for her role in the Beitbridge border fence project, which an SIU investigation found was inflated by R17m
The Department of Public Works want officials suspected of corruption at the Beitbridge Border Post to face the wrath of the law.
The nightmare continues for Patricia de Lille and her department. The Beitbridge border fence report uncovered more elements of corruption.
The Beitbridge border fence has endured a nightmare existence – and Cyril Ramaphosa has been told to ‘get tough’ with Minister Patricia de Lille.
The R37 million Beitbridge fence, which has been poorly evaluated and consistently vandalised since being erected, is under scrutiny.
The Democratic Alliance says Patricia De Lille refuses to take any responsibility when it comes to the Beitbridge Border fence debacle.
Government have come in for criticism over the R37 million fence upgrade along South Africa’s border with Zimbabwe.