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SOUTH AFRICA’S NEW VISA RULES TAKE EFFECT FROM 1 DECEMBER – HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

The Department of Home Affairs has published an amendment to the Immigration Act which is set to have major implications for immigrants, tourism and the economy. The changes – which

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ASYLUM SEEKERS CAN NOW APPLY FOR RESIDENCE VISAS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Constitutional Court ruling overturns Home Affairs directive If you are an asylum seeker and your application to be a refugee is refused, you are still allowed to apply for a

JESUS WAS A REFUGEE

In South Africa, roughly 79% and in the US, 75% of people identify as Christians. In SA there are whispers of the Home Affairs department denying children born of illegal

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WHY MALUSI GIGABA THREW IN THE TOWEL

President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, Tuesday 13 November 2018, received a letter of resignation from the Minister of Home Affairs, Mr Malusi Knowledge Nkanyezi Gigaba. The President has accepted the

WHY SHARING THE #MALUSIGIGABA VIDEO COULD LAND YOU IN TROUBLE WITH THE LAW

A video in which Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba performs a sexual act on himself has been widely shared on social media over the past 24 hours, but an expert

SOUTH AFRICA NEEDS ‘CLOSED’ BORDERS, TIGHTER IMMIGRATION CONTROL, SAYS DA

The ANC has failed to secure SA’s national borders, says the party, as it ramps up its anti-illegal immigration campaign ahead of 2019 elections SA’s borders should be “closed” and

DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS REOPENS REFUGEE OFFICE IT CLOSED IN 2011

“The courts had spoken. We had to do it,” says Deputy Minister of Home Affairs The Port Elizabeth Refugee Reception Office was officially re-opened on Friday by Minister of Home

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SOUTH AFRICA’S DEMOCRATIC ALLIANCE PLAYS POPULIST IMMIGRATION CARD

As elsewhere in the world, migration is increasingly at the centre of South Africa’s public and political debate. For the first time, the country’s official opposition party, the Democratic Alliance

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DEPT OF HOME AFFAIRS IN HOT WATER OVER UNPAID R794M IT COMPANY INVOICE

‘The Star’ newspaper is reporting that Double Ring Trading was owed R67m by the department back in 2009, but the amount has now increased to R794 million, which liquidators are

PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA OFFICIALLY CLOSES THE TWO-DAY PRESIDENTIAL JOBS SUMMIT HELD AT THE GALLAGHER CONVENTION CENTER IN MIDRAND, JOHANNESBURG

The Summit was convened under the auspices of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) and brought together all constituencies under one roof to focus on collaborative and high-impact