New SA visa rules for children put on hold

Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba has announced two significant changes to the implementation of South Africa's new visa rules for children.


SA shines at World Travel Awards

2014-09-09 13:06

South Africa has yet again proved to be one of the best destinations on the African continent, receiving numerous awards at the recent World Travel Awards.

Luxury hotel off the cards for Kruger

2014-09-09 10:18

Plans for the construction of a luxury safari resort in the Kruger National Park are off the cards, as the interested hotel group's application has lapsed.

PICS: Hitch-hiking genet takes selfie with a rhino

2014-09-08 15:27

Remember that large spotted Genet that hitched a ride on a buffalo... and then another? Well, he's been at it again and seems to have a thing for the Big 5.


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South African stuck in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

2014-09-05 10:08

A South African, working and living in Sierra Leone has found himself unable to return home, due to stringent Ebola travel restrictions.

East London home affairs shambles caught on camera

2014-09-03 17:34

A reader who went to the home affairs offices in East London to query a pending spousal visa has expressed shock at the state of the offices and lack of security. Take a look.

Reclining seat row diverts third flight in eight days

2014-09-03 08:54

An argument over legroom between two passengers forced a Delta Airline flight to make an unscheduled landing, marking the third such diversion in the past eight days.

R3bn upgrade for CT airport in pipeline

2014-09-02 12:42

The Airports Company of SA has spent R323m on runway rehabilitation by end-August and plans to spend over R3bn on a new runway at the Cape Town International Airport.

New SA visa rules: '9 months of uncertainty is abuse'

2014-09-02 09:16

Despite playing by the rules and doing everything in their power to stay on the right side of the law, this couple has suffered through nine months of uncertainty due to SA's new visa regulations.

DA to petition ministers over e-visas

2014-08-29 11:53

The Democratic Alliance has launched a petition urging the tourism and home affairs ministries to introduce electronic visas (e-visas) for tourists.

Who exactly is immigrating to SA?

2014-08-26 11:21

New visa and immigration rules are set to come into effect on 1 September. But have you ever wondered which country's citizens see South Africa as their greener pasture?

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