Why Has South Africa Banned Cellphones at Zimbabwe Border?
South Africa has banned the use of cellphones by travellers within the immigration halls, a move seen as a reaction to the leaking of a video of an immigration officer caught on camera playing with her smartphone while working. Cross-border traders say the ban is meant to stop them from collecting evidence against incompetent officials.
- Publication Date:
- 15 March 2018
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Travellers at Beitbridge Border Post (file photo).