'Dead man' seeking disability grant

2015-09-23 10:04

For over a decade now, the South African Social Security Agency has failed to re-instate Steven Shange’s disability grant after he was erroneously declared dead.

Home Affairs ID verification system down

2015-09-11 10:13

The Department of Home Affairs says its ID verification system is down and will be for most of Friday.

'Department of Horror Affairs' returns Home

2015-08-27 14:14

'We used to be called the Department of Horror Affairs,' says the Department of Home Affairs spokesperson - but the service is slowly improving, with many having positive experiences.

Home affairs shuts its door on US missionaries

2015-03-19 10:52

After 20 years in the country serving their community as missionaries, an American couple have been told by the department of home affairs to pack up and go back home.

Dalai Lama: Zuma to respond to Nobel laureates

2014-09-16 14:01

President Jacob Zuma has received a letter from 14 Nobel laureates asking for a visa to be granted to the Dalai Lama, and will respond directly to them, his spokesperson Mac Maharaj says.

New Visa rules: Why I overstayed my welcome

2014-06-25 10:47

A German doctor who has been living in Cape Town with her South African fiancé since 2012 is taking on the Department of Home Affairs for tearing her family apart.

Dept warns on immigrant workers

2012-11-22 17:00

The department of home affairs warned employers against taking on illegal immigrants.


Abuse of dual citizenship an issue - Bapela

2015-09-21 14:52

South Africans who use their dual citizenship to join the army in other countries are abusing the system, the ANC’s international relations subcommittee chairperson Obed Bapela says.

SA not asked to help with European refugee crisis - home affairs

2015-09-07 18:18

South Africa has not yet been asked to provide help during the European refugee crisis, the Department of Home Affairs says.

Lawyers for Human Rights gets access to foreigners arrested in raids

2015-05-12 14:40

The department of home affairs and the police have narrowly escaped a contempt of court order by agreeing to let Lawyers for Human Rights consult with between 200 to 400 foreign nationals arrested in raids last week.

Zim permit process to close - home affairs

2014-12-31 14:45

The deadline for any Zimbabweans in South Africa wanting to apply for a permit to stay in the country legally is approaching, the home affairs department says.

Why was there no transitional period for new visa rules?

2014-06-26 15:18

An Immigrations Director at Initiate Immigration questions the manner in which the new immigration rules have been implemented and communicated to the public.

SA in talks with UK over entry visas

2013-02-28 10:00

The government is renewing its efforts to convince Britain to drop visa requirements for SA visitors, saying it is confident that SA passports now comply with international security standards.

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