By Thupeyo Muleya
South Africa has with effect from Wednesday last week, banned the use of cellphones by travellers within the immigration halls. Sources at the border said the ban was a reaction to the leaking of a video of one of the female immigration officers caught on camera devoting time to her smartphone, instead of clearing travellers.
The officer along with three supervisors have since been suspended from work for dereliction of duty.
“They (immigration officers) are always suspicious of people using smartphones inside the immigration hall and hence the ban,” said a source…