From the article
"FOREIGN visitors entering SA will need to open up their cellphone and have its identity number recorded before they can use it here, if a proposed security measure finds its way into law.
SA faces international condemnation if it becomes the only country in the world to blacklist all foreign phones and ban visitors from making calls unless their handset details and passport number are recorded, experts warn.
The risk that all visitors will be forced to comply — or have their phones automatically blocked during their stay — is contained in the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communications Related Information (Rica) Amendment Bill now before Parliament’s justice committee."
its nice to know there will longer queues in JNB when we visit
this what happens when a lazy govt minister wants to be seen to be doing something