System to keep SA borders safe
Johannesburg – The system used to screen tourists coming into SA during the 2010 Soccer World Cup will remain in use, air transport IT specialist Sita said on Tuesday.
“The government will continue to use the Sita Advance Passenger Processing system, ensuring continued high levels of security and smooth arrivals for visitors to South Africa,” the organisation said in a statement on Tuesday.
More than 1.5 million passengers were “processed” in June and July using the system.
Of these, about 350 were subjected to extra examination, while more than 60 people were stopped from entering the country because their names appeared on a [continue reading]