SOUTH AFRICA: Work permits - The Corporate Immigration Law Review - Edition 7 We would like to share with you parts of my chapter contribution towards the book THE CORPORATE IMMIGRATION LAW REVIEW - EDITION 7 - about SOUTH AFRICA work permits: IV EMPLOYER SPONSORSHIP i Work permits No foreign worker may perform any work related activity in South Africa without a valid short-term work visa or without any of the three different categories of work visa, namely the intra-company transfer (ICT) visa, the critical skills visa and the general work visa.
ETHIOPIA: Ethiopia’s immigration Ethiopia is a wonderful and beautiful country that is very well known for the discovery of coffee. The story of the discovery of coffee is quite interesting, an Ethiopian Shepard started to notice his goats were very restless when they ate the leaves and then this was explored further to make what we know today as the drink that no one can do without.
If you are thinking of working in Angola you need to know right now that Angola is a country where getting a work permit is a very complex, timely and inconsistent process. We try to give you some guidelines in this article and to point out the red flags.
Over the past week I have had the privilege to participate in three information sessions with the Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba, the Deputy Minister and several other high-ranking Home Affairs officials. I had a chance to speak to the Minister in private on two occasions and have provided him with a paper outlining the top 5 of our major concerns. He seems to me accessible and willing to assist where possible and has promised to consider our concerns. I also engaged with the CEO and COO of Visa Facilitation Services SA (VFS) and provided them with practical solutions to some of VFS’s challenges. During two of these sessions we were the only pure immigration provider taking part, however the immigration departments of EY and Deloitte were also present. During the first discussion last week Wednesday with large multinationals many issues were raised. […]