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Children born to foreigners in South Africa eligible to apply for citizenship

Children born in South Africa to foreign parents are now eligible to apply for South African citizenship. This is after a 4 year legal battle, the constitutional court concluded the

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Cape Town refugees likely to be removed this weekend

JOHANNESBURG – The verification process of the refugees living in and around GreenMarket Square has been completed. It’s been about four months since these refugees and asylum seekers occupied the

IN 2020 ALL AFRICANS CAN COME TO NIGERIA WITHOUT VISA — BABANDEDE

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says the Federal Government has approved that all Africans could come to Nigeria without Visa from January 2020. The Comptroller General, NIS, Mr. Muhammad Babandede,

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IMMIGRANT CHILD BARRED FROM SCHOOL FOR LACK OF DOCUMENTS

School’s action directly contradicts instructions of ministers of Home Affairs and of Basic Education An immigrant child has been out of school for a year after Bodibe Intermediate Public School

BORDER BILL A STEP CLOSER TO BECOMING LAW

Parliament is one step closer to finalising the long-awaited Border Management Authority (BMA) Bill that will see coordinated efforts among government departments to safeguard South Africa’s borders. With thousands of

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OUR DAUGHTERS RISK GENITAL MUTILATION, NIGERIAN COUPLE FACING DEPORTATION TELL CANADIAN GOVT

A Nigerian family facing deportation has asked the Canadian government to save them from returning home, saying that their two young daughters — with another on the way — will

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SOUTH AFRICA MUST IMPLEMENT STRICTER IMMIGRATION LAWS

A remarkable and significant development happened at the funeral service of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe at the weekend – the booing and then cheering of President Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa

SOUTH AFRICA FAILS TO TAP INTO IMMIGRATION POT OF GOLD

Recent news reports indicate an ever-weakening South African economy, shocking unemployment levels and a worrying skills exodus. The taxpayer base is effectively being eroded as the very citizens qualified to

DAVID MAKHURA CALLS FOR STRICTER BORDER CONTROLS AS GAUTENG POPULATION SWELLS

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has called for stricter border control in the country as the province’s population continues to grow. Makhura claimed 9% of people moving to Gauteng every five

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ASYLUM SEEKERS CAN NOW APPLY FOR RESIDENCE VISAS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Constitutional Court ruling overturns Home Affairs directive If you are an asylum seeker and your application to be a refugee is refused, you are still allowed to apply for a