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BMA prevents almost 300 000 illegal entries to SA in first...

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The newest addition to the South African government’s security architecture – the Border Management Authority (BMA) – marked its first anniversary on 1 April...

BMA deported 27 000 people in December/January

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The newest component of South Africa’s security architecture – the Border Management Authority (BMA) – has it “about 15 924 individuals attempting to enter...

BMA guard personnel numbers set to increase

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The Border Management Authority (BMA) is expanding its border guard numbers, adding 400 to the 200 put into service 15 months ago. BMA Chief Executive...

SA ports of entry upgrade on the way

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South Africa’s six busiest ports of entry – all land-based – are in line for an upgrade to make them more people and trade...

BMA guards and police enforce law at ports of entry

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A Parliamentary question posed by an Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) public representative shed some light on the functions of border guards, newcomers to the...

Parliamentarians see year-end port of entry operations

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Parliamentarians serving on the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs (PCHA) made time over the just finished year-end to visit two of South Africa’s busiest...

Portfolio committee hears BMA ready for year-end

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With year-end and its associated increased cross-border movement of people fast approaching efforts to ensure it happens effectively and efficiently are welcomed by Parliament’s...

KwaZulu-Natal border oversight visit concentrated on corruption and crime

A week-long oversight visit to KwaZulu-Natal ports of entry has revealed "challenges" ranging from dysfunctional CCTV through to staff shortages and a...

Five Parliamentary committees on border oversight visit

Representatives of five Parliamentary committees making up the Cabinet security cluster are this week in KwaZulu-Natal on an extended oversight visit to...