FULL TEXT: Zimbabwe To Repatriate Citizens In Namibia, But, There Are Challenges
The Embassy of Zimbabwe in Namibia has urged all Zimbabweans in Namibia who intend to return to Zimbabwe to register their names with the Embassy for travel arrangements.
The Embassy, however, warned about a number of hurdles that are likely to be faced which include the possibiity that Botswana would not allow them to pass to Zimbabwe.
We present the statement by the Embassy below.
The Embassy of the Republic of Zimbabwe in Namibia is requesting all Zimbabwean nationals who have been affected by the lockdown and would wish to return to Zimbabwe to register their names at the Embassy of Zimbabwe on 20 – 21 April 2020 from 1100 hours to 1300 hours. Those who wish to travel back home should have valid travelling documents and Zimbabwean national identity cards. Please take note of the following:
I. Travellers will meet their own transport costs.
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2. There is possibility of a 14-day quarantine at the Zambian border before proceeding to Zimbabwe at your own cost. The Zambian Government will only provide accommodation.
3. Botswana borders are not open to non-Botswana citizens so chances of transiting through Botswana are nil at the moment.
4. Mandatory 21-day quarantine upon arrival in Zimbabwe.
Kindly bring a Photocopy of Valid Traveirmg Document (Passport TTD) and Zimbabwe National ID.