IBN met with the Deputy Director of Corporate Accounts of the Department of Home Affairs IBN met with Mr Ben Makhalemele, the Deputy Director of Corporate Accounts of the South African Department of Home Affairs (DHA) in Johannesburg to find out insights from the Department and recent developments. Especially about the about latest developments within DHA, in particular when the recently announced White Paper on Immigration will be implemented and also how the DHA is in practice making use of its mobile offices.
Tanzania Residence deadline for foreign nationals Foreign nationals in Tanzania (work permit holders) and their respective employees have until the 4th of November to verify their residence status. This is applicable to all foreign nationals in Tanzania who have obtained a residence permit.
How an ordinary meeting of the Committee on Home Affairs can become part of another reshuffle of the South African cabinet
How an ordinary meeting of the Committee on Home Affairs can become part of another reshuffle of the South African cabinet During our most recent visit to Parliament we witnessed how the Minister of Home Affairs was informed about her new role in the cabinet. We regularly attend Home Affairs portfolio sessions when parliament is in session. They are accessable to the public and often enable us to hear first hand and understand the issues our Ministry of Home Affairs ist struggling with. During such visits it is occasional possible to engage with the Minister or other high-ranking officials.
Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) applications to open soon On Friday 08th of September 2017, the Minister of Home Affairs, Hlengiwe Mkhize announced the closure of the Zimbabwean Special Permit (ZSP) and the opening of the new Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP). The new permit grants Zimbabweans the right to continue working, studying or conducting their own business in South Africa for a further four (4) years.