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Constitutional Court judgement for asylum seekers and refugees

On January 16, 2019 / Constitutional Court judgement for asylum seekers and refugees / Leave a comment

An important judgment was handed down by the Constitutional Court, which relates to asylum seekers and refugees and their right to apply for temporary residence visa or permanent residence permits under the Immigration Act without having to leave the country and await the outcome from home. This is a life-changing decision for thousands of asylum...

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South Africa and Kenya launch long-term multiple travel visa

On November 15, 2018 / South Africa and Kenya launch long-term multiple travel visa / Leave a comment

Long-term visas will become available for South Africans wanting to travel to Kenya and Kenyans wanting to visit South Africa as of the 1st of December 2018. The announcement was made by former Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba and his Kenyan counterpart Interior Minister Fred Matiang’i. In September Gigaba announced that South Africa would be...

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3 Ways Home Affairs will make it easier to visit South Africa

On October 16, 2018 / 3 Ways Home Affairs will make it easier to visit South Africa / Leave a comment

The government said that making visas for South Africa easier to apply for will boost the tourism industry. For many, visiting South Africa doesn’t just take a lot of saving up, but it requires a great amount of paperwork and a complicated application process, too. Coming to South Africa can be complicated for both tourists...

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