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New laws sour SA for foreign students

The knock-on effects of South Africa’s new visa rules are hurting the country’s universities.

Committee will resolve visa issues, says Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa will head the inter-ministerial committee set up to deal with the upheaval new visa regulations have caused in the tourism industry.

Cameron’s censorship silences debate

South African academic Na'eem Jeenah has fallen foul of Islamophobic bureaucrats in the UK.

SA needs new visa approach as tourist numbers fall, says minister

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom has singled out new visa regulations as the cause of a "worrying drop" in foreign visitors to the country.

Team to mull ‘consequences’ of new visa laws

The Cabinet said on Thursday it would form a team to "discuss and engage" the new visa regulations.

Brakes still wanted on visa rules

The travel sector is pushing for an urgent review of new visa regulations amid forecasts of lower tourist numbers.

Home affairs to launch stringent new child visa regulations

MPs opposed to the new rules cite the backlog of unabridged birth certificate applications, informing rural teenage mothers and the effect on tourism.

Gigaba: SA to begin permit process for SADC countries soon

A similar process to that of the special dispensation permit for Zimbabweans is in the pipeline for other African countries.

Nobel laureate summit cancelled over Dalai Lama visa refusal

A Cape Town summit of Nobel peace laureates has been cancelled after too many delegates pulled out over South Africa denying the Dalai Lama a visa.

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