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A general view of the border fence that separates South Africa and Zimbabwe near the Beitbridge border post. Picture: Phill Magakoe/AFP
A general view of the border fence that separates South Africa and Zimbabwe near the Beitbridge border post. Picture: Phill Magakoe/AFP

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Fully implementing the Border Management Authority Act 2 of 2020 and restructuring inland points of entry into one-stop border posts is the only way the department of home affairs can effectively secure the country’s borders and avoid the chaotic scenes of congestion witnessed over the past two months.

This is the warning that has been given to Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi by the department’s portfolio chairperson, Bongani Bongo.

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