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South Africa: New rules in place for travelling with children

If you're travelling to South Africa with children under 18 this year, some laws have changed which you should be aware of. From June 1, the Immigration department in South Africa is changing the requirements for all children travelling to, from or transferring through South Africa. Here are the ne... Read more