SA progressive on gender issues – HRW

2017-01-13 08:23

While South Africa came in for much criticism in Human Rights Watch’s latest world report, its progressive approach to gender issues has been welcomed.

Reverend challenged to prove 'paedophiles stem from homosexuality' claim

2017-01-04 10:30

Cape Town church leader Reverend Oscar Bougardt has been challenged to prove his startling claim that 99% of paedophiles "stem from homosexuality."

SA not shutting neighbours out - Gigaba

2016-12-06 21:36

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says the proposed new border management authority is not an attempt at keeping citizens of neighbouring countries out, but a means of shutting down "irregular entry into our country".

Zuma repeats mistaken refugee claim

2016-09-20 10:20

President Jacob Zuma has repeated the erroneous claim that South Africa is the biggest recipient of asylum seekers.

UPDATE: Botswana-bound pastor laments decision of 'wicked' SA

Anti-gay pastor Steven Anderson has lashed out at South Africa in his latest online video, following Tuesday's announcement by Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba that Anderson is unwelcome in the Republic and will not be granted a visa. Watch.

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SA Human Rights Commission happy with barring of anti-gay pastor

2016-09-13 21:24

The South African Human Rights Commission has welcomed the decision by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba to put a stop to anti-gay American pastor Steven Anderson's attempts to visit South Africa.

Gigaba decision sets important precedent for 'targeted' groups - lawyer

News24 spoke to GaySA Radio's attorney Coenraad Kukkuk on Tuesday after their victory over homophobic pastor Steven Anderson, after Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba denied the pastor entry into South Africa. Watch.

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WATCH: Home Affairs bans anti-gay pastor from SA

2016-09-13 11:54

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has announced that anti-gay American pastor Steven Anderson will not be granted a visa to visit South Africa, effectively barring him from entering the country.

Home Affairs officials being schooled on LGBTI issues

2016-09-05 21:02

Home affairs officials are being trained to respectfully manage LGBTI matters that cross their desks, such as same-sex marriages and sex changes, the department has said.

Zim man who tweeted home affairs minister gets visa at 11th hour

2016-08-17 13:27

A Zimbabwean man who faced deportation because his permanent residency application had taken nearly four years, has finally received his papers after desperately contacting the minister and News24.


Party time at #ANC105

2017-01-08 06:59

Two things were on the lips of ANC bigwigs who gathered at the Sandton Convention Centre last night for the party’s gala birthday dinner.

Bling on the holidays

2016-12-11 06:01

As you look forward to getting away to your favourite local spot spare a thought for some of our wealthier countryfolk who are planning more elaborate family holidays.

Home Affairs office routinely loses asylum documents

2016-11-29 10:21

Dozens of asylum papers get 'lost' at the Marabastad refugee centre regularly, leaving their owners stranded.

Members of anti-gay pastor's church try to enter SA

2016-09-17 20:31

Three members of anti-gay American pastor Steven Anderson's church have been prevented from entering the country, says the Department of Home Affairs.

EFF supports 'repulsive' pastor ban

2016-09-14 13:51

The EFF has praised Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba's decision to prohibit homophobic US pastor Steven Anderson's entrance to South Africa.

September 13 is Rainbow Day - GaySA Radio

2016-09-13 16:00

The operations manager of GaySA radio has declared September 13 "Rainbow Day" in South Africa following Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba's announcement that homophobic US pastor Steven Anderson had been banned.

Homophobic US pastor Steven Anderson won't be allowed in SA

2016-09-13 11:56

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has announced that anti-gay American pastor Steven Anderson will not be granted a visa to visit South Africa.

Government's refugee plan is overkill

2016-09-11 06:04

A new green paper on asylum seekers is not going to help but instead will waste resources academics argued this week.

Smart Card bank applications to be expanded

2016-08-25 08:08

Home Affairs has planned to expand its Smart Card applications at bank branches by the end of October, following the success of the pilot project, Minister Malusi Gigaba said.

Gigaba challenges Western media perspectives on Brics

2016-08-11 11:52

Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba has highlighted the role of media to challenge biased perspectives on emerging economies.

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