Tag "Immigration"

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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OUR DAUGHTERS RISK GENITAL MUTILATION, NIGERIAN COUPLE FACING DEPORTATION TELL CANADIAN GOVT

A Nigerian family facing deportation has asked the Canadian government to save them from returning home, saying that their two young daughters — with another on the way — will

SOUTH AFRICA MUST IMPLEMENT STRICTER IMMIGRATION LAWS

A remarkable and significant development happened at the funeral service of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe at the weekend – the booing and then cheering of President Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa

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SOUTH AFRICA FAILS TO TAP INTO IMMIGRATION POT OF GOLD

Recent news reports indicate an ever-weakening South African economy, shocking unemployment levels and a worrying skills exodus. The taxpayer base is effectively being eroded as the very citizens qualified to

DAVID MAKHURA CALLS FOR STRICTER BORDER CONTROLS AS GAUTENG POPULATION SWELLS

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has called for stricter border control in the country as the province’s population continues to grow. Makhura claimed 9% of people moving to Gauteng every five

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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

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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PRESIDENT BUHARI MEETS FIRST BLACKMAN ELECTED SENATOR IN ITALY

Mr Toni Iwobi, of Nigerian origin and domiciled in Italy for 41 years, is the first black man ever to be elected senator. On the sidelines of the 73rd United

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ROYAL MAJESTY OBA BABATUNDE ADETOKUNBO ELEJESI OF EJESI IFE KINGDOM VISITED SOUTH AFRICA

Barely in less than a month to the Association of the Yoruba in Diaspora 3rd Heritage day, One of the Ooni of Ife Royal council His Royal Majesty Oba babatunde