SA gives Brics port of entry visas

2015-02-26 15:08

Business and diplomatic travellers from SA's Brics partners are to receive a port of entry visa into South Africa, says Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Banks to issue smart ID cards

2015-02-17 12:18

Major banks will soon be taking applications for new smart card IDs, according to Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Foreigners warned not to reopen businesses yet

2015-01-27 14:38

The safety of foreign shop owners in Soweto is not guaranteed as fundamental issues have not yet been addressed, Soweto Business Access says.

Cosatu wants Eskom probed

2014-12-02 15:20

Cosatu says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown must investigate the root causes of crises within Eskom.

'Senzo was larger than life'

2014-11-01 13:00

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says deceased Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa was a "larger than life" character.

Online birth certificate registration launched

2014-10-07 17:48

An online birth certificate registration system for children born at a Durban hospital has been launched.

Zimbabweans in SA can renew stay

2014-09-25 15:58

Zimbabweans working in SA can begin renewing their special work permits, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

Eskom shrugs off nuclear 'war'

2014-09-07 17:00

City Press reports that Eskom is putting up a massive show of bravado regarding an impending review of a R4bn tender.

EFF sees red over Hitler

2014-07-23 22:28

Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela had drawn an apparent comparison between former German dictator Adolf Hitler and Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema.

Gigaba: New immigration rules staying

2014-07-15 13:29

South Africa will not heed calls for new immigration regulations to be relaxed, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says.


Immigration rules remain unchanged- Gigaba

2015-02-17 14:22

Government has no plans of relaxing the onerous new immigration rules, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

Noma Gigaba: Malusi found me like this

2015-02-08 20:21

Noma Gigaba has no time for people who suggest she’s using her Cabinet minister husband’s money to fund a passion for the finer things in life.

Govt ignoring xenophobia, says ADF

2015-01-25 11:08

Government continues to deny that there is xenophobia in South Africa, the African Diaspora Forum says in an open letter to President Jacob Zuma.

Special Zim permit deadline looms

2014-11-20 14:16

Around 64% of Zimbabweans working in the country on a dispensation permit have applied for an extension until 2017, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

Smart ID office opened in Durban

2014-10-08 13:38

The roll-out of smart identity cards across the country has continued with the launch of a home affairs department office in Durban dedicated to issuing the new smart IDs and passports.

Gigaba fingers crooked priests on false registrations

2014-09-28 14:40

Crooked priests, corrupt officials and dishonest traditional leaders are among those responsible for many foreigners worming their way onto the National Population Register, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

Home affairs must know the law - Gigaba

2014-09-23 18:30

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba must ensure his staff knows the law applying to immigrants and deportations, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled.

250 000 Zimbabweans can stay, for now - Gigaba

2014-08-12 13:33

The government says around 250 000 Zimbabweans living in the country on temporary visas due to expire can get three-year extensions, delaying a possible mass expulsion of workers.

Parents to get 30 days to register newborns

2014-07-16 08:14

From the start of 2016, parents will have only 30 days to register their newborns or risk their child not being recognised as a citizen, it has been reported.

Gigaba: Immigration rules not changing

2014-07-14 14:12

The department of home affairs will not change certain points in the new immigration regulations but will deal with problems raised since their implementation, Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

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