Be patient, Home Affairs tells Zimbabweans awaiting permits

2018-12-04 06:18

The Department of Home Affairs has urged Zimbabweans who haven't received their special permits to be patient

Durban teen desperate for passport to get to Special Olympics

2018-11-23 13:45

A 15-year-old from Ningizimu Special School in Montclair, Durban has been selected to compete in the Special Olympics World Summer Games in the United Arab Emirates next year.

EXCLUSIVE: How Gigaba ignored a legal opinion on challenging the Guptas' citizenship

2018-10-17 13:44

A legal opinion handed to Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba in May this year, by a top senior advocate and two juniors, strongly recommends he take court action to challenge the citizenship of members of the Gupta family.

Parliament welcomes visa reforms announced by Gigaba

2018-09-26 11:42

The visa reforms are due to be implemented ahead of the festive season because of their potential to create economic growth.

Home Affairs system down across the country due to power outage

2018-08-10 12:04

The Department of Home Affairs says that it is experiencing system downtime due to a power supply outage at the State Information Technology Agency.

Former Angolan refugees face uncertain future

2018-06-05 07:56

They were expecting permanent residency, but they have been offered four years in South Africa instead.

Home Affairs extends deadline for new Zimbabwe Exemption Permit

2018-02-01 14:31

The Department of Home Affairs has extended the closing date for applications for the new Zimbabwe Exemption Permit (ZEP) to February 15, 2018, in order to accommodate Zimbabweans who are battling to get their new passport.

Woman, 61, 'dragged' from Home Affairs

2018-01-22 13:45

A pensioner was traumatised after she was allegedly assaulted and forcibly removed from a queue by two security guards at Pietermaritzburg’s Home Affairs.

Home Affairs DG briefing cancelled due to 'unforeseen circumstances'

2017-10-26 06:12

A briefing by Home Affairs director-general Mkuseli Apleni to address the media after the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria set aside his suspension has been cancelled

Home affairs DG's challenge of suspension to be heard in court

2017-10-17 05:52

Director-general of the department of home affairs Mkuseli Apleni is expected to challenge his suspension by Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize in the High Court.


Born in SA but not a citizen - matriculant's university hopes 'shattered'

2018-11-27 08:08

Time is running out for Ebenezer Odei to get the funding he needs to be able to attend university in 2019. Odei was born in South Africa in 2000, but does not have permanent residence status.

Gigaba under fire: Former supplier sues Home Affairs for R794m - report

2018-10-19 10:01

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has been subpoenaed as part of a liquidation matter involving a supplier to the department.

I visited the Guptas for 'social cohesion reasons' - Gigaba

2018-10-10 07:52

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba visited the Guptas for "social cohesion reasons", but denies they had any sway over him, when he appeared before the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs' inquiry.

Travel rules relaxed for foreign parents travelling with children

2018-09-25 11:42

While documentation proving parental consent for a minor to travel is no longer a requirement, it is strongly recommended that travellers carry this documentation, says the Department of Home Affairs.

We're doing all we can to end long wait in Home Affairs queues – Gigaba

2018-07-23 15:16

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says his department is doing all it can to end the long wait in queues at their various branches across the country.

Eight years and counting for Home Affairs to fix clerical error

2018-03-14 11:16

For the past eight years Mbhekiseni Zuma and his wife Nomusa, have been in and out of the Prospecton branch of the Department of Home Affairs to have a gender mistake rectified.

No toilets for refugees while new offices for Cape Town in pipeline

2018-01-31 09:42

Portable toilets have been removed at the Cape Town Refugee Office, forcing some to use the filthy grounds outside. But a new refugee office is on the way, according to the Department of Home Affairs.

Home Affairs 'place keepers' illegal

2017-12-28 13:45

The Department of Home Affairs in KwaZulu-Natal has said it is investigating allegations that officials are involved in selling “numbers” to people queuing outside to enter their offices.

Home Affairs DG Mkuseli Apleni's suspension set aside

2017-10-25 11:16

The suspension of the director-general of the Department of Home Affairs Mkuseli Apleni has been overturned.

Gigaba must resign to help 'uncapture' state - DA

2017-07-19 14:41

The Democratic Alliance says it will hold a protest outside National Treasury calling for "Gupta appointee" Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to step down.

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