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Cape Town - A concern about safety and security in South Africa is usually the most important reason given by South Africans embarking on an overseas citizenship programme enabling them to obtain a second passport.

This is according to Sandra Woest, senior manager at international residence and citizenship planning company Henley & Partners in South Africa.

Other reasons they often give include wanting more mobility when travelling and greater ease of doing business, especially as entrepreneurs due to not having to apply for visas all the time.

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