Articles containing the tag ‘Home Affairs
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

No Need for Australia’s Special Visas for SA White Farmers, Dirco

“The government has been very clear and transparent on a land reform process. All stakeholders will be consulted and they are also encouraged to engage with Parliament. There is no reason for any governme... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Late Birth Registrations Must Be Tough: Says Deputy Minister of Home Affairs

On Tuesday in Parliament during the Home Affairs briefing, Fatima Chohan the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs said the department of Home Affairs wants to make late birth registrations tough in order to get rid ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Zimbabwean Permits will be Renewed – Minister Malusi Gigaba

The minister of Home Affairs, Mr Malusi Gigaba, on Tuesday made remarks that settled the nerves of many Zimbabweans resident and working in South Africa to the effect that the Dispensation of Zimbabweans Projec... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Home Affairs Gets Tough on Foreign Business Owners

The department of Home Affairs is sending out strong signals to all sectors of the economy and society. On Wednesday, media reports indicated that the department would deny visas to companies that wished to sta... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, June 9th, 2014

DA Wants New Immigration Regulations to be Reviewed

The Democratic Alliance has come out critical of the recently gazetted new regulations by the Department of Home Affairs. Speaking on Monday, the DA MP, Haniff Hoosen said in a statement the new regulations, wh... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Ten Year Ban from South Africa for Overstaying

The Home Affairs Department no longer allows foreigners to travel on expired visas! Under Directive 43, a foreigner could travel across the borders of the country with impunity as long as they presented a recei... Read more »
By PAW On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Suspect in Kenyan Mall Attack May Have Ties to South Africa

The facts surrounding certain crime stories have led many people to believe that South Africa is a haven for criminals and in particular, terrorists. Criminals either choose to come to South Africa to commit th... Read more »
By Carika Ferreira On Monday, February 11th, 2013

Unabridged Birth Certificates Now Issued

With the aim of issuing secure, credible and accurate birth certificates, the Department of Home Affairs announced that it would no longer issue abridged birth certificates but it will instead only issue unabri... Read more »