11 July 2017

South Africa: New security measures at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg!

The government of South Africa is set to implement new security strategies to combat the rampant crime at OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg. The revised measures will see the people working at the airport vetted and rotated to curb corruption, tactical response which will be intensified, increased police and security personal, as well as searching of people entering and leaving the airport.
"Things won't be business as usual. This new security strategy won’t be seasonal- but it is here to stay. The dangerous criminals must know we have an appointment with them. It is going to be a very horrible experience for them. If they come with their guns, they must pray to satan because they will meet our forces on the ground. This is not just war-talk, this is real." [Police Minister Fikile Mbalula, src.]
Travellers arriving at or departing from OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg should be aware of potential delays caused by the new security measures and should allow some extra time for entering or leaving the airport.

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