South Africa Denies Entry To American ‘ Anti Gay ’ Pastor

​South Africa has denied entry to an American Pastor , Steven Anderson over concerns on what they deem to be sermons promoting ‘ hate’ Pastor Anderson made headlines following his praise of the shooting at a Florida gay club which left fifty people dead . South Africa ’s Home Affairs Minister , Malusi Gigaba said; “I have identified Steven Anderson and members and/ or associates of his church as undesirable persons ,”

“ I have withdrawn their visa exemption status , enjoyed by all Americans … on the basis that I am certain they promote hate speech as well as advocate social violence . ” His consistent criticism of homosexuals is seen as likely to spark intolerance in South Africa where constitutional provisions exist to prevent discrimination on the grounds of s *xual orientation .

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