Over 10 000 Zimbabweans have been deported from South Africa since last year. Zimbabweans constitute the second largest number of illegal immigrants living in South Africa.

Since last year, 10 433 Zimbabweans have been deported while Mozambicans form the largest portion of the deportees at 11 534, with Lesotho and Malawi contributing 6 045 and 3 257 deportations, respectively. South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs spokesperson, Thabo Mokgola, said the deportations were in line with the Immigration Act. Said Mokgola:

Anyone found to have obtained any enabling document in a fraudulent manner is dealt with according to the legislative prescripts.

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About Zimbabwe

The Republic of Zimbabwe is a country located in the Southern Africa region. Its capital city is Has capital::Harare and the country has provinces. Zimbabwe is 390,580 sq km and is bordered on all sides by other countries (Zambia in the north, South Africa in the South, Botswana in the west and Mozambique and Malawi in the east). The Zimbabwean population includes the majority black Africans, most of who are indigenous Shona and Ndebele. Besides these major ethnic groups, there are also migrant citizens mainly from sub-Saharan Africa. Besides these foreigners resident in Zimbabwe, there are also a number of other local indigenous ethnic minorities scattered in different corners of the country and these include the Tonga, the Tawara, Venda and Kalanga people. As at 2012, the population of people in Zimbabwe stood at 13 061 239.The National Anthem. Click below to play Read More