Hungry Zimbabweans are risking elephant attacks and being robbed by armed gangs to get food from SA

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It’s a struggle: Women sit precariously on the back of a bakkie packed with food in Musina, Limpopo. Picture: Leon Sadiki/City Press
It’s a struggle: Women sit precariously on the back of a bakkie packed with food in Musina, Limpopo. Picture: Leon Sadiki/City Press

A bakkie waits on the Zimbabwean side of the Limpopo River.

A number of people sit waiting for their relatives to return from shopping forays into South Africa, especially in the border town of Musina, about 100km west of this spot, along the river that marks the international boundary between the two countries.

A Zimbabwean man is washing his clothes in the river while waiting.

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