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BORDER BILL A STEP CLOSER TO BECOMING LAW

Parliament is one step closer to finalising the long-awaited Border Management Authority (BMA) Bill that will see coordinated efforts among government departments to safeguard South Africa’s borders. With thousands of

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SA SPENDS BILLIONS ON DEPORTING UNDOCUMENTED FOREIGN NATIONALS

South Africa has spent around R5 billion over the past five years to deport undocumented foreign nationals who live in the country illegally. It also spent over R8 billion to

MOTSOALEDI: MINORS STILL REQUIRED TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTS WHEN THEY LEAVE SA

JOHANNESBURG – The Department of Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Monday said South African children were still required to provide supporting documents when they left the country. The minister

RAMAPHOSA: BIRTH CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENT TO BE SCRAPPED

JOHANNESBURG – President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the unabridged certificate requirement will be abolished for children entering South Africa from abroad. The scrapping is so as to attract more tourists, as well

NEW VISA CHANGES COMING TO SOUTH AFRICA THIS MONTH – HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

South Africa will pilot its new e-visa system in the coming weeks as it aims to attract investors and people with skills that are critical to building the economy. Speaking

HERMAN MASHABA SLAMS ‘DYSFUNCTIONAL’ HOME AFFAIRS ON DOCUMENTATION OF MIGRANTS

Outgoing Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba asked Parliament to help ensure that the “dysfunctional” Department of Home Affairs discharge its duties in terms of documenting foreign nationals. He and his Ekurhuleni

7000 NIGERIANS DENIED VISAS – WHO ELSE IS SA REJECTING?

Despite the Ramaphosa administration’s emphasis on immigration and inbound tourism, there has been an increase in the number of rejected visa applications by Home Affairs in 2018 – the first

THERE IS A MAN IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH 10 WIVES, TWO MORE HAVE 9 WIVES

There are 342,809 registered customary marriages on the National Population Register so far, home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi has disclosed. Registered customary marriages are regarded by the law as being

MOTSOALEDI: HOME AFFAIRS ANNULLED OVER 1,000 FRAUDULENT MARRIAGES IN 2018/2019

Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said his department has annulled over 1,000 fraudulent marriages this financial year alone. Motsoaledi spoke at the Constitution Hill where the department held a marriage

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NO NEED TO TRAVEL WITH UNABRIDGED BIRTH CERTIFICATES, CONFIRMS MOTSAELEDI

The uncertainty of whether you do or don’t need to travel with your children’s unabridged birth certificates has come to an end. During a recent radio interview Home Affairs Minister