2017 at IBN Immigration Solutions It is December again – time to wish our readers a wonderful festive season and say thank you for your support during the past year. Another year has rushed by and I hope it was a good one for you. For South Africa it was a very turbulent and rather frustrating one with the missing political leadership and the Steinhoff saga.
Silly Season in South Africa and at VFS It happens every year again in South Africa. From November on things change. Students are preparing for exams, regular school and university life is over and rush hour traffic becomes a bit less congested. Business people start entertaining their staff and business partners for their annual Christmas functions. Things start to wind down towards the end of the year, occasionally interrupted by visits of overseas business delegations, which still have some money in their travel budget to burn.
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.