Home Affairs DG: Look at both sides

2017-12-10 06:09

Former home affairs minister Hlengiwe Mkhize responds to an opinion piece published in City Press last week.

Oppenheimers' private OR Tambo terminal 'ready to go live'

2017-11-02 15:22

Fireblade Aviation has said that while its private international terminal at OR Tambo is ready to start operations, a commencement date has not yet been set.

Deputy Judge President to decide on date for Home Affairs DG hearing

2017-10-03 13:13

Former Home Affairs Director-General Mkuseli Apleni's court application challenging his suspension has been sent to the Deputy Judge President to allocate a date for the matter to be heard.

Home Affairs DG placed on 'precautionary suspension'

2017-09-18 16:32

Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize has announced that the department’s Director-General has been placed on precautionary suspension.

We will work on Saturdays when you pay us overtime, union tells Home Affairs

2017-07-12 21:31

While the Department of Home Affairs is committed to resolving an impasse on officials' working times on Saturdays, one of the unions it is negotiating with has a simple message: "Call us when you are ready to pay overtime."

Police services to get bulk of defence budget

2017-02-22 16:32

The budget for defence, public order and safety will increase over the next three years from R190bn to R225bn by 2019/20, with police services receiving 47.3% of this.

Zuma launches Desmond Tutu Refugee Centre

2017-02-17 16:25

President Jacob Zuma launched the Desmond Tutu Refugee Reception Centre in Pretoria.

Morgan Deane, Graeme Smith's ex, detained in Cape Town

2017-01-09 22:01

Cape Town police have detained Morgan Deane, the Irish ex-wife of former Proteas captain Graeme Smith, over an expired visa.

Home Affairs committee applauds arrest of border officials

2016-09-30 19:26

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs has applauded the arrest of 20 Home Affairs officials and six civilians at the Lesotho border, on charges relating to fraud and corruption.

Home Affairs rubbishes Mkhwebane 'spy' claims

2016-09-07 14:39

The Department of Home Affairs has rubbished claims that Public Protector nominee Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane worked for the State Security Agency while stationed at the South African embassy in China.


Tweets over ID book validity false - Home Affairs

2017-11-20 21:19

The Department of Home Affairs has dismissed as false, tweets claiming that the barcoded South African identity book was reaching the end of its lifespan.

Oppenheimers can go ahead with private OR Tambo terminal

2017-10-30 18:45

A high court has ruled that Fireblade Aviation, owned by the Oppenheimer family, can go ahead with running a private international business terminal at OR Tambo International Airport.

Home Affairs DG to challenge suspension

2017-09-18 22:30

Home Affairs Director General Mkuseli Apleni will challenge his suspension by Home Affairs minister Hlengiwe Mkhize, his lawyer says.

PPC creates 70 extra jobs at cement plant

2017-09-10 06:00

PPC has made an “extra effort” to create 70 more temporary local jobs at the SK9 expansion project at its North West Slurry cement plant, following a government investigation into the presence of at least 242 Chinese workers at the factory.

Stun grenades fired near Pretoria Home Affairs amid tense standoff

2017-02-24 12:09

Police and people marching against immigrants are locked in a tense standoff in the Pretoria CBD, with stun grenades going off near the Department of Home Affairs building.

Home Affairs resurrects dead Durban man after 2-year battle

2017-02-20 08:11

It took two years for a Durban man to have the Department of Home Affairs resurrect him after he was inexplicably declared dead on their records.

Leaders should choose words about foreigners carefully - Gigaba

2017-02-17 13:01

Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba has issued a stern warning to leaders in South Africa to choose their words carefully when speaking about foreigners in the country.

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.

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.

SA's uncoordinated border management vulnerable - Home Affairs

2016-08-16 17:02

Five uncoordinated organs of state are currently involved in managing the country's borders, resulting in a large influx of undocumented foreigners and contraband goods, Parliament has heard.

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