VISAS

South Africa fails to tap into immigration pot of gold

South Africa appears to regard all foreigners with suspicion, making visa, residency and citizenship applications a complex nightmare

UK visas discriminate against Africans

No continent has suffered more from Britain’s ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy

The free movement of Africans

Africans will soon be able to stay in other countries on the continent – and establish businesses there

Infrastructure at the heart of Ramaphosa’s plan to boost the economy

President Cyril Ramaphosa promises a 'fundamentally' transformed approach to the rollout of infrastructure projects in his new stimulus package

SA passport, British visa application

Zukiswa Wanner reveals the lengths we go through in an excerpt from, "Hardly Working: A travel memoir of sorts"

​DIRCO slams special refugee status for white South Africans

South African government says it's “regrettable” that Australia’s home affairs minister wants to give special treatment to white South African farmers

Great strides made to fix SA’s revised immigration policy but a few problems remain

The department of home affairs can rightly claim success, but some key issues are entrenched in the regime.

Visa accusations a Gupta witch-hunt?

Despite rumours and claims, there is no proof that the Gupta family is linked to visa processing firm VFS.

Confusing visa laws have a ripple effect on SA’s neighbours

South Africa is like the migrant worker who has found himself a new lover and forgot about his family.

New laws sour SA for foreign students

The knock-on effects of South Africa’s new visa rules are hurting the country’s universities.

Committee will resolve visa issues, says Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa will head the inter-ministerial committee set up to deal with the upheaval new visa regulations have caused in the tourism industry.

Cameron’s censorship silences debate

South African academic Na'eem Jeenah has fallen foul of Islamophobic bureaucrats in the UK.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.