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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.

PIC­TURE: REUTERS

Anti-riot po­lice­men detain a sus­pected ri­oter in Mu­fakose, Harare, Zim­babwe, on Wed­nes­day.

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