South Africa will start the pilot process for an online e-visa system later this month in a fresh bid to attract more tourists.
According to the Department of Home Affairs, this new electronic self-service solution system will speedily facilitate the movement of low-risk travelers.
It said the pilot will be conducted with Kenya first at the OR Tambo and Lanseria airports in Johannesburg. Aqccording to it, at the end of November, the project will be evaluated to determine what other countries the e-visa system will be expanded to.
ELSEWHERE – Turkey deported three foreign jihadists, with more than 20 Europeans including French and Germans in the process of being expelled to their countries of origin.
Turkey has criticised Western countries for refusing to repatriate their citizens who left to join the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, and stripping some of them of their citizenship.
Its interior ministry said it deported an American and a Dane, while Germany confirmed that one of its citizens had also been expelled.