A Sordid State of Affairs

A Sordid State of Affairs

In December 2018, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) took the decision to extend its contract with Visa Facilitation Services (VFS) for a further 24 months, effective 1 January 2019. The Home Affairs Parliamentary Committee criticized DHA for failing to follow its...
Home affairs foils  ‘SA open for business’

Home affairs foils  ‘SA open for business’

IMMIGRATION At the 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa was open for business. For those who are cognisant of the truth, South Africa has become an armoured fortress with its drawbridges decidedly raised....
Immigration white paper critically flawed

Immigration white paper critically flawed

South Africa’s immigration legislation is set to be amended by March next year, purportedly under the guidance of a policy framework provided by the white paper on international migration for South Africa, published in July 2017. But a careful reading of the white...
MIDSA, Pretoria 11-13 September 2018

MIDSA, Pretoria 11-13 September 2018

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) co-hosted the Senior Officials meeting of the Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa (MIDSA) in Pretoria from 11-13 September...
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