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South Africa tackles crime on KwaZulu-Natal-Mozambique border corridor

By Audrey Simango

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Posted on August 23, 2023 10:46

Police officers guard an election station where protests took place during municipal elections in Durban © Police officers working at night Kwa-Zulu Natal. (Reuters/Rogan Ward)
Police officers working at night Kwa-Zulu Natal. (Reuters/Rogan Ward)

Reward Shongwe scratches his head, unsure whether his two stolen oxen are still in South Africa or were butchered over the border in Mozambique.

The porous border between South Africa’s northern KwaZulu Natal (KZN) province and Mozambique is now arguably the country’s most dangerous crime corridor.

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