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Zimbabwe Women Risk Safety, Arrest to Buy Cheaper Groceries in South Africa

BEITBRIDGE, Zimbabwe — Faced with a deepening economic crisis where runaway inflation and weekly price hikes have long been ordinary, many Zimbabwean women risk their safety and arrest to cross into South Africa by “unofficial” routes — just for necessities like food and clothing. Beitbridge is the only border crossing post between the two countries […]