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SA has cancelled the visitors visa of Guus Kouwenhoven, a Dutch businessperson and convicted arms dealer, declaring him “an undesirable person”.

Kouwenhoven, who is residing in Cape Town, is wanted in the Netherlands after he was handed a 19-year prison sentence by a Dutch court in 2017 for smuggling weapons for former Liberian strongman Charles Taylor during that country’s civil war. The conviction was the result of a retrial following an earlier acquittal in 2008...

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