Bey, who has been living in the country since 2013 but was stopped while attempting to depart this year, was officially granted permission to leave earlier this week, The Guardian reports. However, the Home Affairs Department announced he will be declared an undesirable person for his actions and will not be granted re-entry to South Africa.
The statement reads: “Based on [Yasiin’s] apology, and the confirmation that he will depart… using a valid passport, the department will withdraw the charges against him.”
But it’s not all bad for the rapper, Home Affairs also tweeted:
SOURCE: The Guardian
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