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Stock and other cross-border theft a regular occurrence on SA/Lesotho boundary

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South Africa might have new border management legislation in place but it’s not yet making an iota of difference along at least the border...

Aerial component of Op Corona border safeguarding totally neglected

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The South African National Defence Force’s (SANDF’s) Joint Operations division has stated that safeguarding South Africa’s air borders has been totally neglected due to...

Effective technology will underpin Border Management Authority success

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Progress is being made towards establishing the Border Management Authority (BMA), a new body designed to effect tighter controls on South Africa’s 72 ports...

US Transport Security official says security “stellar” at SA’s main airports

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A senior official from the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) says South Africa’s main airports, OR Tambo International in Johannesburg and Cape Town International,...

Smart border management – the transformation from analog to digital borders

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A border is something where the territorial boundary of a sovereign country ends and what begins is a bigger responsibility of protecting its boundary...

Millions spent flying undocumented migrants out of SA

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The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) spent almost R9 million in a five month period this year on air tickets and charter flights to...

Vietnam seizes 125 kg of rhino horns and seven tiger carcasses

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Vietnam said it has seized more than 125 kg (275 lb) of rhino horns hidden in plaster blocks and shipped from United Arab Emirates,...

DA pickets DoD building in support of better defence funding

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The sorry state of funding for the national defence force, particularly as regards its border protection tasking Operation Corona, took to the streets by...

Rwanda accuses Uganda of supporting rebels

Rwanda accused Uganda of supporting rebel groups opposed to President Paul Kagame’s government, amid a resurgence of hostility between the African neighbours. Relations between the...

SARS Customs intensify searches at borders

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The South African Revenue Service (SARS) Customs is intensifying it search in all the country's borders with more criminal cases opened against...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...