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Deputy Minister Chohan to honour stalwarts at Human Rights Dialogue

The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Ms Fatima Chohan, will on Monday honour stalwarts including Fareda Omar, Louise Asmal and Raghmatunisa Jaffer at an event promoting human rights among school learners. Stalwarts will also receive Smart ID cards at the event...READ MORE

MEDIA STATEMENT: Planned illegal strike by Home Affairs officials

The Director-General for the Department of Home Affairs, Mkuseli Apleni, has warned against a planned illegal strike by some Home Affairs officials against the new opening and closing hours set to be operationalised tomorrow, 23 March 2015...READ MORE

Statement on consultations with Labour Unions on new Home Affairs opening and closing hours

The Department of Home Affairs has noted various media reports to the effect that no proper consultations with labour representatives were undertaken in the imminent implementation of the new Home Affairs opening and closing hours...READ MORE

Statement by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba at the media briefing on the Zimbabwean Special Permit application process, 17 March 2015, Midrand

The media briefing was convened to present an update on the Zimbabwean Special Permit application process which opened on 1 October 2014. This was after the Department of Home Affairs had announced the introduction of this new special permit, on 12 August 2014, for DZP permit-holders who wished to remain in South Africa after the expiry of their old permits...READ MORE

Minister Gigaba to hand over Zimbabwean Special Permits

The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, will tomorrow hand over permits to Zimbabweans as part of the Zimbabwean Special Permits (ZSP) process...READ MORE

Statement by Home Affairs Director-General Mkuseli Apleni at the Media Briefing on New Opening and Closing Hours for Civic Services, 04 March 2015: Cape Town

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has implemented from 01 March 2015 new opening and closing hours for civic services front offices so as to improve services to clients. This move will also ensure DHA offices have enough staff to attend to all clients professionally...READ MORE

Home Affairs to announce new opening and closing hours

The Director-General of the Department of Home Affairs, Mr Mkuseli Apleni, will tomorrow, 04 March 2015 announce new opening and closing hours for front line offices...READ MORE

Speech by Minister Gigaba announcing long-term, multiple entry visas for BRICS business executives in Cape Town on 26 February 2015

We are very excited to announce yet another measure by which Home Affairs will contribute to the economic development of South Africa...READ MORE

Governance & Administration Media briefing, Parliament, Cape Town, Tuesday 17 February 2015

Today we outline progress made by government through this Cluster and provide more detail of the plans announced by the President during the recent SoNA to improve the lives of all South Africans...READ MORE

State of the Nation Address by His Excellency Jacob G Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa on the occasion of the Joint Sitting of Parliament, Cape Town

The year 2015 marks 60 years of a historic moment in our history, when South Africans from all walks of life adopted the Freedom Charter in 1955, in Kliptown...READ MORE


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