WATCH: Zimbabwe praised for human trafficking, migration interventions

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Zimbabwean and Mozambican migrants gather outside a hardware store on the corner of Derby and Queen Streets in Johannesburg on November 23, 2017, in the hope of getting odd jobs.

Zimbabwean and Mozambican migrants gather outside a hardware store on the corner of Derby and Queen Streets in Johannesburg on November 23, 2017, in the hope of getting odd jobs.

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Zimbabwean and Mozambican migrants gather outside a hardware store on the corner of Derby and Queen Streets in Johannesburg on November 23, 2017, in the hope of getting odd jobs.

Zimbabwean and Mozambican migrants gather outside a hardware store on the corner of Derby and Queen Streets in Johannesburg on November 23, 2017, in the hope of getting odd jobs.

HARARE - The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the United States have praised the Zimbabwean government’s efforts in dealing with human trafficking and migration.

Activists and opposition parties, however, say that much more needs to be done.

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Zimbabwe has experienced a brain drain in recent years, as an ailing economy forced intellectuals across the border. 

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions says unemployment, which currently stands at ninety percent, is the main cause of migration and human trafficking.

The praise comes as the North Gauteng High Court is deciding on an urgent application to halt the repatriation of eight Zimbabwean children.