PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
czoe
 
Comments: 0
Article views: 331
 
 
Latest Badges:



 
View all czoe's badges.
 

Glitches of negligence in the Dep of Home Affairs

24 May 2012, 10:47
It is the duty of all the citizens in the Rep of South Africa to protect and preserve our fragile democracy. We the citizens of this country should portray patriotism and be pro-active in identifying unscrupulous acts against our country that are determined to undermine the Newly found Rainbow nation.

It is not tolerable that we should continue to experience sabotage from indiscreet “officials” who diligently pursue their own agenda’s above national priority. Almost two decades since the first elections and we are still fighting corruption and croaked (partisans) government officials who are intent on destroying our democracy, by continuing abetting foreigners to enter our country with false documentation, in order to gain Permanent citizenship.

The Department of Home Affairs in Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape is such a phenomenon where corruption is prevalent against all odds, to cripple the government of its mandate. It has been noted that an Ethiopian man got married illegally to a South African woman by promising her with a monthly stipend of R500 just to be his wife ‘till death do us apart”; hopefully he will still be around long enough to fulfill his promise.

Has our country deteriorated to an extent that “poverty” has resulted in people having to commit immoral acts against their own country? There are certain guidelines on the Government Gazette that clearly illustrates the conditions and requirements under which a foreigner or an asylum seeker should be meet before he/she can gain excess into this country and obtain citizenship, and if such ACTS are contravened by committing an offence they are punishable by law.

Section 20 of this Act stipulates that a foreigner can be issued with a Permanent Resident Status, “only he/she is the Spouse of a citizen or resident provided that the Dep of Home Affairs is satisfied that a good faith spousal relationship exists”. What documentation or proof can be produced to determine the status of such a relationship if it is really active.

Government officials in all our Departments should start reinforcing measures to curb the increase of crime and illegal activities in all spheres, and be intent on providing efficient service that is discreet and unchallenged, such that there is trust between the citizens of this country and our government. Such acts of xenophobia are the result of such actions perpetuated by greed and selfish egos.

It is no wonder that there is an influx of immigrants in our communities recently in the townships, especially in the Eastern Cape where most of the businesses have been taken over by foreigners. Most companies these days employ foreigners as cheap labour; it should be noted that the Immigration Bill has certain clauses that protect this country from illegal practices.

The people of South Africa are starving to death due to high rate of unemployment that permeates to poverty; there is lack of Efficient Service Delivery whilst there are government employees who are draining away the Tax-payers money for their selfish means, it is time now that we show true patriotism and be resilient against any corruption and criminal activities in our society, especially in the government departments.

We as the “nation” have moral obligation in fulfilling the “ideals and dreams” of our comrades who fought desperately (with blood and sweat) to free us from the previous regime. The land of our forefathers is crying for justice and the restoration of our Human Rights to, be truly free from any injustice and exploitation.

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.
 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
QuickandDirty
Pixel dating

You know what I would like to be able to do: pixel dating! I’m talking about being able to determine the date a pixel in a digital image was last edited.  Read more...

0 comments 51 views
Submitted by
Vusumuzi Shongwe
The spy tapes

The past week was experienced a lot of hullabaloo about the tapes as if their contents where known to the Democratic Alliance Read more...

2 comments 43 views
Submitted by
Thomas Freeman
Famous atheist dies

Christians should now rest a little bit easier; seeing that he has departed from this world and into oblivion, like all living creatures go one day.  Read more...

87 comments 3976 views
Car spinning and illegal drag rac...

Some people believe that drag racing is a bad habit that only increases the number of bad drivers on the road, while others take it as a hobby and a way of making money. Read more...

2 comments 701 views
Submitted by
Neil Van Der Linde
How NOT to ski - enduring Shawnee...

Chemistry shows us the importance of mixing precise quantities to elicit the perfect result.  Read more...

0 comments 139 views
Submitted by
Sibusiso Banda
Account of EFF chaos in Parliamen...

I watched Thursday’s events unfold right in front of me.  Read more...

2 comments 1140 views

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Up to 40% off fashion accessories

Save up to 40% on selected handbags, purses, watches, jewellery and more. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Save up to R2000 on top electronics

Get every day mind bowing savings on top electronics. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

As seen on TV - New book releases at only R199 each

Get mind blowing book savings on new titles. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Save up to 50% on Women’s month treats!

Celebrate the awesome women in your life with awesome treats like beauty products, fashion accessories, bestselling books, electronics and more. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 60% off - clearance sale!

Save up to 60% on appliances, books, electronics, toys, movies and more. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on your iPhone Get News24 headlines on your iPhone.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

Blogs Your opinion on you, me and everyone.

Calais Website keywords automated by OpenCalais.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2014 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.