The Considered View

Tourism industry will have to work hard to repair SA's image

The fallout from the decision by Cabinet to reverse the new visa legislation might have saved the tourism industry

Last week, government announced changes to the controversial visa regulations.

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said it will no longer be mandatory for inbound travellers from visa-exempt countries to carry unabridged birth certificates for children travelling with them.

Stephen Grootes goes through the lessons that can be learnt from this.

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What exactly happened at Sars?

What exactly happened at Sars?

Stephen Grootes explores options to establish the truth in the Sars saga so that no questions remain unanswered.

Is it rocket science that visa regulations impact tourism?

Is it rocket science that visa regulations impact tourism?

Stephen Grootes looks at the leadership lessons to be learnt from the visa regulations exercise that has had a big impact on the local tourism industry.

'Charge Marikana miners when you charge the police'

'Charge Marikana miners when you charge the police'

The NPA has decided to charge 17 Marikana miners for the deaths of 10 people who were killed before the massacre.

Muthambi, ANC lock horns over digital migration

Muthambi, ANC lock horns over digital migration

Stephen Grootes explores the disagreement between Communications Minister Faith Muthambi and the party that deployed her.

Can the ANC implement its NGC resolutions?

Can the ANC implement its NGC resolutions?

The ANC has taken bold resolutions at its National General Council (NGC) meeting, but questions remain about the implementation thereof.

Tourists to SA no longer need unabriged birth certificates for children - Gigaba

Tourists to SA no longer need unabriged birth certificates for children - Gigaba

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has announced travellers no longer require unabridged birth certificates for their children.

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Cape Town International Airport shooting could be gang related - ACSA

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