With less than 5 days till Christmas, Swaziland’s Ministry of Home Affairs and its counterparts in South Africa have announced an extension of the operation hours for three major border posts into Swaziland. For the many returning students, workers and tourists these news brings a sigh of relief to most.
The three border posts that will have their hours extended during the festive season are the Ngwenya, Mahamba and Mananga Border Gates.
The scheduled extension hours are:
- From the 12th to the 19th December 2011: Ngwenya will run from 07h00 to 12h00 midnight.
- From the 20th to the 24th December 2011: Ngwenya will run for 24 hours.
- From the 22nd to the 24th December 2011: Mahamba border post will run from 06h00 to 00h00 midnight.
- From the 20th December 2011 to the 2nd of January 2012: Mananga border will run from 07h00 to 20h00.
All other border posts leading into Swaziland will not be affected by the extension and will operate as usual.