Beitbridge border post

Beitbridge chaos scares away tourists

Beitbridge chaos scares away tourists

ZIMBABWE Council for Tourism (ZCT) has urged the government to restore order at Beitbridge Border post and reduce the number of police roadblocks to improve tourist arrivals.

Beitbridge border delays chock business

Beitbridge border delays chock business

Chronic delays at the Beitbridge border post between South Africa and Zimbabwe — the busiest regional transit link in Southern and Eastern Africa — are hugely costly for business and yet could be addressed in fairly quick and simple ways if there was the political will to do so, the South African Institute of International Affairs (Saiia) argues in a research report.

Zanu PF  official up  for fraud

Zanu PF official up for fraud

THE Zanu PF women’s league secretary for transport in Bulawayo province, Nokuthula Sibanda, has been summoned to appear in court over claims she defrauded a woman of $10 000 on the pretext she was helping her clear her car at Beitbridge border post in April 2013.

No joy for returning injiva

No joy for returning injiva

THERE is reportedly commotion and crisis at the Beitbridge border post as Zimbabweans returning to South Africa after the festive holiday are reportedly only being given five days to be in that country, including those with pending permit applications, it has been learnt.

Woman nabbed with explosives at Beitbridge border

Woman nabbed with explosives at Beitbridge border

A woman was arrested at the Beitbridge border post when mining explosives were allegedly found in her bag on Monday, the South African Revenue Service (Sars) said.

Truck drivers bear brunt of border inefficiency

Truck drivers bear brunt of border inefficiency

HAULAGE truck drivers are enduring long delays at Beitbridge border post, with Zimbabwean officials being blamed for alleged malicious inefficiency.

No Ebola screening at  Beitbridge border post

No Ebola screening at Beitbridge border post

DESPITE claiming it was ready to tackle the Ebola virus, Zimbabwe’s capacity to deal with the disease is under the spotlight after it emerged that there are no health checkpoints at Beitbridge, one of the busiest ports in Africa.

B/bridge smuggling  worries police

B/bridge smuggling worries police

POLICE have expressed concern over the surge in cases of gold smuggling especially at Beitbridge Border Post where some transport operators are reportedly stashing large sums of gold inside fuel tankers to evade arrest.

$2 million mbanje haul in Bulawayo

$2 million mbanje haul in Bulawayo

A CROSS-BORDER transporter was reportedly arrested on Monday offloading marijuana (mbanje) with a street value of $2 million in Bulawayo’s Magwegwe West suburb.

Ebola: Minister acts on borders

Ebola: Minister acts on borders

THE government has ordered authorities at the country’s borders to tighten the screening of visitors for Ebola amid fears that the process is lax.

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