Put pressure on
people into the country. In fact, the numbers of people coming into the country are lower than usual, but they are stabilising,” Tshwete said.
He added that the Beit- Bridge port of entry in Musina was working as normal following the disruption that took place due to a picket against newly stipulated import rules.
The Zimbabwean gov- ernment has backed down, saying the new import rules were not meant to affect individuals, and that they would be allowed to bring in items, with specifications, duty-free once a month.
The police’s Colonel Ronel Otto, of Limpopo, said things had been quiet in the border town of Musina.
“Leading all the way up to the Beit Bridge border, things are quiet.
“It was only Friday last week that we had protests at the border on the South African side,” he said.
Anti-riot policemen detain a suspected rioter in Mufakose, Harare, Zimbabwe, on Wednesday.