By Draxon Maloya
The Government of Malawi has sent 4 buses through Mwanza border to South Africa to bring back the stranded Malawians living in South Africa as the country’s lock down is said to have greatly impacted on them.
The buses left Malawi on Monday afternoon and will be back over the weekend.
This comes after 16 bodies of Malawians who died in South Africa during the lockdown arrived in Malawi a couple of days ago.
In a letter written and signed by the Consulate General in South Africa state that a lot of Malawians are stranded in Cape Town, Kwazulu Natal and Johannesburg who need to be repatriated to four destination in Malawi namely Blantyre, Lilongwe,Mangochi and Mzuzu.
“With the above we would like your company to give us the price that you will be charging them so that we can communicate to them about the different choices,” reads the letter.
The letter further state that the service provider will be furnished with a form and format that will be used to acquire travel permits for the passengers with the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRC).
Meanwhile, the South African remain closed to those who wish to travel either way, be it in or out of the rainbow nation.