The Health Ministry has dismissed wellbeing laborers from Zimbabwe on the grounds that their nation is at present confronting a staff emergency because of movement. The South African (SA) Health Ministry has dismissed applications by Zimbabwean wellbeing laborers looking for work in SA on grounds that Zimbabwe is presently confronting a staff emergency because of relocation.
source: My Zimbabwe News (vw.myZimbabwe.co.zw) The coronavirus pandemic has brought with it loss of income for foreigners in South Africa. For Zimbabweans living in South Africa, this situation has been made worse as they are expecting to pay a staggering US318 to have their passports renewed. He further said that it has become painfully clear that one must fork out such a huge amount to get a passport processed, otherwise they will wait for months for a passport to be issued. They have pleaded with the government