Due to the detection of a new COVID-19 variant in South Africa, Israel has banned travel from the country. Does this mean Miss SA Lalela Mswane won’t compete in the Miss Universe pageant?
According to several reports coming out from abroad, SA is set to finally be removed from the UK red list. About time, right?
EFF leader Julius Malema has entered the chat… and, well… his idea isn’t any dafter than the UK’s reasoning for keeping Mzansi on its travel red list.
It was recently agreed upon that a joint team of scientists would advise the South African and British governments to get South Africa off the red list.
With SA still languishing on the UK’s travel red list, the DA have demanded that tourism minister Lindiwe Sisulu act urgently.
The UK’s red list – which imposes extremely strict limitations on travellers – still features South Africa. But things just aren’t adding up.
There are indications that the UK may soon be scrapping its controversial traffic light system which restricts travel freedom for South Africans and UK nationals.
South Africa is still subject to the UK’s harshest possible travel restrictions – but the decision to keep Mzansi on its red list makes no sense whatsoever.
The Seychelles has made a U-turn on its decision to allow South Africans to enter the island country.