Department Of Home Affairs

Countdown to deportation

Home affairs minister tries to ease anxiety as the December 31 regularisation deadline looms.

Zim may need South Africa’s help in issuing passports

Zimbabwe may need to enlist the help of the South African government in issuing new Zimbabwean passport because of the high demand.

Where did all the foreigners go?

Close scrutiny of home affairs figures shows that they do not add up.

DA: Dlamini-Zuma must explain refugee backlog

The DA has called for Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to explain how her department will tackle a backlog in refugee applications.

Gumede firm told to ‘gijima’

Two forensic reports under lock may explain why home affairs cancelled multibillion-rand IT contract.

Xenophobia refugees risk deportation over ID cards

Residents of a Gauteng camp for refugees from xenophobic violence risk being thrown out of the country if they don't register for temporary ID cards.

Refugees in backlog limbo

A damning exit report by a team of experts blasts the Department of Home Affairs for failing asylum-seekers in South Africa.

Gauteng violence takes govt ‘by surprise’

Two weeks after the start of the xenophobic attacks in Gauteng, the government and police are still at a loss on how to handle the escalating violence. "The attacks keep on taking us by surprise. When we think the situation is under control something erupts somewhere else," an official from the Department of Home Affairs told the <i>Mail & Guardian</i> on Monday.

Xenophobic attacks spread in Gauteng

One man has been shot dead and two injured in Tembisa, where the latest xenophobic attacks have occurred, police said on Saturday as a protest march in central Johannesburg drew attention to the week's violence that has already gripped Alexandra and Diepsloot in Gauteng.

Govt denies scrapping Zim traders’ border passes

The Department of Home Affairs said on Wednesday that it had not abolished border passes for Zimbabweans, as was reported in a number of newspapers. "There is no such thing as a border pass," said a statement from the department.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Under lockdown SA’s working poor is just poor

Last week, the International Labour Organisation warned that the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak would have a devastating effect on global working poverty

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories