SA builds 40km fence to trump any chance of virus sneaking in from Zim

20 March 2020 - 06:41 By Andisiwe Makinana
A 40km-long fence costing more than R37m will be erected at Beitbridge.
A 40km-long fence costing more than R37m will be erected at Beitbridge.
Image: Sunday Times/Esa Alexander

A new 40km fence will be erected at the Beitbridge border post to mitigate the spread of coronavirus.

But minister Patricia de Lille stresses this isn’t a xenophobic move.

 

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