“No need for xenophobia. Zimbabwe & South Africa are one country. We trade at least $2bn with South Africa annually & if we withheld the business SA would feel the pain.
“We have about three million South Africans who migrated to Zimbabwe from South Africa and we have so many Zimbabweans in South Africa, we want them to be safe and feel at home as well,” he said.
However, the MDC is saying more than three million Zimbabweans have migrated to South Africa owing to a political crisis in Zimbabwe that has resulted in a worsening socio-economic situation, calling up on SADC and particularly South Africa to intervene in the Zimbabwean political crisis in order to find a lasting solution that will get the country back on the path to democratic consolidation and economic recovery.