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NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN TRAVELLING THROUGH SOUTH AFRICAN PORTS OF ENTRY 

- EFFECTIVE 1 JUNE 2015

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Remarks by Director-General Mkuseli Apleni at ID4Africa 3rd Annual Meeting, held in Windhoek, Namibia on 26 April 2017

We are indeed humbled to have been invited, to represent South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs, at this trailblazing meeting of Africa’s champions, the ID4Africa 3rd Annual Meeting. Our Minister, Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize, extends her support and well-wishes...READ MORE

MEDIA STATEMENT ON STATUS OF DRC NATIONAL PAUL JOSEPH MUKUNGUBILA

The Department of Home Affairs has noted media reports regarding a national of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Paul Joseph Mukungubila, who had entered the Republic of South Africa as an asylum seeker...READ MORE

MEDIA STATEMENT ON HOW CITIZENSHIP IS ACQUIRED AND CHILDREN REGISTERED IN SOUTH AFRICA

Pretoria - The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has noted media reports claiming the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) may probe why children born to foreign parents are not automatically awarded citizenship...READ MORE 

Statement by Home Affairs Minister Prof. Hlengiwe Mkhize at the Media Briefing on Easter travel readiness and extension of operational hours at busy Ports of Entry

For your noting, I was well received by the Home Affairs team. I moved over after the Swearing-in Ceremony of new Ministers and Deputy Ministers, which was held on Friday 31 March 2017, at the Presidential Guesthouse. As you know, this development followed the President’s announcement of a Cabinet reshuffle, last week...READ MORE

HOME AFFAIRS MINISTER PROF. HLENGIWE MKHIZE TO BRIEF MEDIA ON EASTER HOLIDAY PLANS FOR PORTS OF ENTRY

The Minister of Home Affairs, Prof. Hlengiwe Mkhize, will on Thursday, 06 April 2017, brief the media on the Department's operational plans for the 2017 Easter holidays...READ MORE


GOVERNMENT ADDRESSES CALLS FOR A FRIDAY SHUTDOWN

Government assures all South Africans that Friday, 7th April, is a normal working day. We have noted social media messages which call for a shutdown of the country on Friday. The call made in these messages can have unexpected consequences especially for our fragile economy, business and communities...READ MORE


MINISTER GIGABA TO BRIEF MEDIA ON IRREGULAR MOVEMENTS OF CHILDREN AT PORTS OF ENTRY 

The briefing follows the interception, by immigration officers, of three children at the OR Tambo International Airport on Wednesday, 29 March 2017...READ MORE


MEDIA STATEMENT ON THE ARREST OF GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba has welcomed the arrest of 18 individuals, including Home Affairs and police officials, as well as members of the public on charges relating to fraud and corruption...READ MORE

Address by Minister Gigaba at the DHA Top 1000 Meeting on 28 March 2017 at St. George Hotel, Tshwane

It is my sincerest wish that this meeting serves more than a mere talk-shop where we gather to listen to the Minister’s keynote address, the DG’s address and exchange opinions among ourselves...READ MORE

 


 


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