Masisi non-committal on Zambian Omang crossing

Kazungula Bridge PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Kazungula Bridge PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

KAZUNGULA: Following the backlash government received from Batswana and some legislators about a possible Zimbabwean invasion, President Mokgweetsi Masisi is non-committal on a possibility of using national identity cards to cross Botswana and Zambian borders.

A gentlemen’s agreement between Masisi and Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa caused confusion last year. So the former decided to tread carefully on border crossing when he revealed outcomes from his talks with Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema.

Hichilema was here this week on a working visit where the two the Presidents toured the 923-metre long Kazungula Bridge which connects Botswana and Zambia. He and Masisi discussed a lot specifically concerning the Kazungula Bridge which is meant to expand trade and regional integration across Southern Africa.

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