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.

Latest

NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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