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    Default Border posts open or closed?

    I have heard SA has closed some of its border posts into Botswana. Does anyone know which ones (if any) are open?

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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    I think at this stage no-one knows. More details should become available during the day

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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Should be announced today by ministry.

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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    I believe it is the smaller non commercial / without scanning facilitates .


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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    That leaves Martinsdrift, Gaberone & Lobatse?
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    As per a post on Drivebots on facebook

    The ports to be closed are.

    Alexanderbay, Sendelingsdrfit, Onseepkans,
    Mc CarthysRest
    Middelputs
    Rietfontein
    Gemsbok
    Tweerivieren
    Bray
    Mokopong
    Mokghibistadt
    Swartkopfontein
    Derdepoort
    Stockpoort
    Platjan
    Pondrift
    Zanzibar
    Pafuri
    Giriyondo
    Emahlatini
    Bothashoop
    Waverley
    Nerston
    Josefsdal
    Kosibay
    Onverwacht
    Sanipass
    Boesmansnek
    Tellebridge
    Ongeluksnek
    Ramatsiliso
    Mononsthapass
    Pekabridge
    Makhaleng
    Sephaphusgate

    2 Seaports Mosselbay and Saldanha
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike N View Post
    That leaves Martinsdrift, Gaberone & Lobatse?
    And Ramatlabama
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Francois111 View Post
    As per a post on Drivebots on facebook

    The ports to be closed are.

    Alexanderbay, Sendelingsdrfit, Onseepkans,
    Mc CarthysRest
    Middelputs
    Rietfontein
    Gemsbok
    Tweerivieren
    Bray
    Mokopong
    Mokghibistadt
    Swartkopfontein
    Derdepoort
    Stockpoort
    Platjan
    Pondrift
    Zanzibar
    Pafuri
    Giriyondo
    Emahlatini
    Bothashoop
    Waverley
    Nerston
    Josefsdal
    Kosibay
    Onverwacht
    Sanipass
    Boesmansnek
    Tellebridge
    Ongeluksnek
    Ramatsiliso
    Mononsthapass
    Pekabridge
    Makhaleng
    Sephaphusgate

    2 Seaports Mosselbay and Saldanha
    These include Swaziland, Moz and Lesotho. Is this correct?
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Quote Originally Posted by LandyLove View Post
    These include Swaziland, Moz and Lesotho. Is this correct?
    and Namibia
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Are these borders only closed for travelers or for Goods Import/Export as well?

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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Quote Originally Posted by seanpta View Post
    Are these borders only closed for travelers or for Goods Import/Export as well?
    The closed borders are all non commercial.

    The main Commercial borders are still open.
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Through Mata Mata, one has to go via Twee Rivieren, correct?
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jacoboos View Post
    Through Mata Mata, one has to go via Twee Rivieren, correct?
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Quote Originally Posted by KobusDJ View Post
    And Ramatlabama
    And Bokspits it seems?
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike N View Post
    And Bokspits it seems?
    Bokspits (BW) = Gemsbok (RSA)

    It is in the "closed" list
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Why is Bots still open? Surely they realise you can travel to Nam and Zim via Botswana?

    I don't see Lobatse/Skilpadshek on the list?
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Quote Originally Posted by jelo View Post
    ..I don't see Lobatse/Skilpadshek on the list?
    It is a commercial post and open. Just like Martinsdrift.
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Quote Originally Posted by jelo View Post
    Why is Bots still open?....
    They only want to set up the screening/testing facilities at the major commercial border posts.

    That is why they closed the rest.
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jacoboos View Post
    Through Mata Mata, one has to go via Twee Rivieren, correct?
    Correct.
    Now Twee Rivieren is closed, so you won't be able to use the Mata Mata border then.

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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    If Twee Rivieren border post is closed can you get into Namibia through Mata Mata?

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