The Budget presents a dilemma to the unions. Mboweni himself grappled with the conflicting demands, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
The Department of Home Affairs has taken to Twitter to quash rumours that the green barcoded ID books are being "discontinued".
The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs has found that former minister Malusi Gigaba was "incorrect" to grant members of the Gupta family early naturalisation, but has not recommended any sanctions.
It will be the first time that the Department of Home Affairs has briefed Parliament on this matter since Malusi Gigaba resigned as minister in November last year.
Tumane Mokoena, who can't locate his parents, is struggling to get his hands on an identity document so he can study further.
A parliamentary committee has called for an outright ban of cellphone use by home affairs officials at the department's front desks.
The Department of Home Affairs has urged Zimbabweans who haven't received their special permits to be patient
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.
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.
The visa reforms are due to be implemented ahead of the festive season because of their potential to create economic growth.
The Department of Home Affairs says that it is experiencing system downtime due to a power supply outage at the State Information Technology Agency.
At the Home Affairs offices in Pietermaritzburg, you can get to the front of the queue if you pay R300.
A 45-year-old South African has been told that he has to bring his dead mother to the Department of Home Affairs if he wants to get his smart ID, because he has been registered as an illegal immigrant.
South Africa experienced a marginal increase in travellers over the festive season, with 6.8 million people entering the country, the Department of Home Affairs says.
The Department of Home Affairs has said it will investigate after officials were filmed using their cellphones while on duty. WATCH.
The Department of Home Affairs says some of its bigger offices will be open from 07:00 to 19:00 until January 11.
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.
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has been subpoenaed as part of a liquidation matter involving a supplier to the department.
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.
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.
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.
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