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South Africa New Visa Rules: Paranoia or Security?

South Africa President Jacob Zuma arrives for the inauguration of the new Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, in Abuja , Nigeria, Friday, May 29, 2015. Nigerians celebrated their newly reinforced democracy Friday, dancing and singing songs and praises at the inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari, the first candidate to beat a sitting president at the polls. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
South Africa President Jacob Zuma arrives for the inauguration of the new Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, in Abuja , Nigeria, Friday, May 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

(BBC) – South Africa has introduced new rules, requiring any child crossing its borders to be in possession of – or to have earlier submitted during a visa application – a full, unabridged birth certificate.

“We’re very, very worried,” said Mmatsatsi Ramawela, head of the Tourism Business Council of South Africa.

“The world – countries like the US, France and the UK are all doing everything they can to attract [tourists] and we’re doing the opposite.

“We think South Africa is going back – these regulations are so stringent, so in the past. We think South Africa should be learning,” she said.

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