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Zimbabwe Exemption Permit: Mnangagwa’s govt sends message to Zimbabweans living in South Africa

The authorities have entreated Zimbabweans dwelling in neighboring South Africa to stick to that country’s administration’s selections of now no longer extending their Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (ZEP) past 2022.

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In an announcement Wednesday, the Zimbabwean ambassador to South Africa, stated it'll help in enforcing the process.


Last week South Africa introduced a cupboard selection to droop the unique lets in that had saved hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans throughout the Limpopo legally.


The lets in, which had been alleged to expire on 31 December this 12 months, had been prolonged through a further 12 months and Zimbabweans are anticipated to go away South Africa or face deportation.


“The Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe takes notice of this selection through the Government of the Republic of South Africa, a near neighbor with which Zimbabwe enjoys great relations,” reads the announcement.


“The Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe urges and encourages all its nationals, beneficiaries of the unique dispensation, to conform with this selection and to cooperate in its implementation.


“The Embassy of Zimbabwe has initiated engagements and consultations with the applicable government of the Government of South Africa that allows you to make sure the well-timed dissemination of records and the clean implementation of this selection to affect the lives and livelihoods of lots of people and households.


“The Embassy expects that this selection could be carried out with the minimal disruption to the lives and livelihoods of the affected people and their families.”


South Africa’s selection is a fruit of heavy rioting, protests, and petitions through a segment of its residents who've been referred to as for the unconditional flushing out of foreigners whom they blame for an upward push in crime price and growth in drug abuse.


They have through the years blamed them for taking all their employment opportunities.


– NewZimbabwe


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