Government of Malawi continues to repatriate Malawians who have been affected by xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the public is being advised that eight (8) more buses will arrive today Friday, 24th April, 2015.
The buses were initially carrying 509 returnees from Durban but when they got to Beit Bridge in South Africa they came across some 23 Malawians who were stranded there without proper travel documents. They picked them bringing the total number of the Malawian returnees to 532.
Meanwhile, the Malawi government has confirmed the death of one more Malawian who was stabbed to death in Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal, South Afica on 22nd April, 2015 and was laid to rest on 23rd April, 2015.
The deceased has since been identified as Charles Toni aged 24 years and he hails from Chipole Village, Traditional Authority Maganga in Salima District.
Furthermore, the Government of Malawi wishes to inform the public that, through its High Commission office in South Africa, it is still trying to establish the facts surrounding the death of another Malawian reportedly run over by a moving train in South Africa.
The circumstances surrounding his death will be made available as soon the Malawi Government has established more facts on the matter.