for subscribers

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

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!

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.

There’s more to this story
Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive journalism and features today.
Already a subscriber? Sign in


All your favourite publications in one place.
Read now
Voting Booth
President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has set the target of ensuring that at least 40% of goods and services procured by public entities are sourced from women-owned businesses.
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
That’s a good step
0% - 0 votes
Equality means 50%
13% - 3 votes
Majority will be comrades
71% - 17 votes
Don't think it'll happen
8% - 2 votes
Start with black-owned
8% - 2 votes