Zimbabweans migrate to South Africa

Photo: Dirk-Jan Visser

Zimbabweans migrate to South Africa

Every month, thousands of Zimbabweans escaping dire situations and in search of a better life, cross illegally into South Africa by swimming across the Limpopo river and climbing fences near Beitbridge. Their intention is to find a job in Johannesburg in order to sustain their families facing desperate economic situations in a deteriorating Zimbabwe.

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