Changes to make it easier for tourists, business people and academia to come to South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a package last week to stimulate the slow South African economy. The current restrictive visa regulations came into focus and Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba announced the following on 25 September 2018:
Engagement with Minister of Home Affairs – Malusi Gigaba Tuesday 28 March 2017 The German Chamber of Commerce organised a dinner event for its members last night where the Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba addressed the audience.
Families denied boarding and entry to SA during holidays According to the online newsportal Toursim Update, a total of 623 travellers were denied boarding during the holiday season between 9 December 2016 and 14 January 2017 by various airlines, while 1 222 minors were refused arrival at the country's ports of entry, including airports and land borders. This is according to figures revealed by the Department of Home Affairs last week.
SOUTH AFRICA: Home Affairs issues blanket waiver to International students as a result of current student protests
On 31 October 2016, Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, issued Directive No 25 of 2016 to foreign students, granting them an automatic extension on their study visas, as a result of the current student protests happening in South Africa.
In an effort to position South Africa as the preferred [...]
In August 2014 the Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba [...]