IMMIGRATION

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Zimbabwean teachers in SA unpaid for months

Western Cape Education Department says Home Affairs is to blame

By Tariro Washinyira - 21 September 2018
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Asylum seekers say officials keep their passports until they buy tickets to Zimbabwe

But bus ticket operators will usually not issue a cross-border ticket if the passenger does not show a passport

By Ray Mwareya - 21 September 2018
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Home Affairs taking nine months to process permits for Zimbabweans

Some Zimbabweans who applied last year are still waiting as September deadline looms for ZEP permits

By Tariro Washinyira - 14 September 2018
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Local shops hike prices as immigrants forced out, say Gauteng residents

Yet anti-immigrant sentiments persist in Ratanda, south of Heidelberg

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 13 September 2018
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“I called the police many times but they never came”

What victims and perpetrators of Soweto’s xenophobic violence say

By Mosa Damane - 10 September 2018
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Protesters demand South Africa intervene in upcoming DRC elections

Congolese demonstrators oppose electronic voting machines

By Vincent Lali - 10 September 2018
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Zimbabweans in limbo after giving Home Affairs asylum papers

Special dispensation was meant to regularise Zimbabweans but left many undocumented for years

By Tariro Washinyira - 6 September 2018
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Refugee Reception Offices still not fully functioning, MPs told

Port Elizabeth office not receiving new applicants, two years after deadline set by court

By Bernard Chiguvare - 5 September 2018
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Xenophobia triumphs in Gauteng

Shops owned by immigrants looted in Ratanda a week ago remain closed despite many in the community wanting them reopened

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 3 September 2018
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High Court rules children born in South Africa can be registered, regardless of their parents’ legal status

There are serious consequences for children’s rights if their births are not registered

By Kathleen Mpofu - 28 August 2018
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Gay Congolese man’s harrowing journey to reach asylum in South Africa

But Saadi Ali Tokiti says he feels unsafe and unwanted in Cape Town

By Tariro Washinyira - 10 August 2018
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Municipal police accused of xenophobic attack

Immigrants running hair salons in Pietermaritzburg say they were assaulted even though they are operating legally

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 31 July 2018
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What Zimbabweans think about the upcoming elections

“I will be the first person to go to Zimbabwe if a new government is installed next week”

By Joseph Chirume and Bernard Chiguvare - 28 July 2018
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Injured woman has Home Affairs nightmare

Long queues and rude officials have made it extremely difficult for Kundji Tembo to renew her asylum papers

By Tariro Washinyira - 4 July 2018
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Activists march to Lindela to demand better treatment of refugees

Malusi Gigaba says service at Desmond Tutu Refugee Reception Office has improved

By Zoë Postman - 21 June 2018
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Slow progress towards opening Cape Town refugee office

Home Affairs re-opens Port Elizabeth Refugee Reception Offices, but Cape Town process very slow

By Tariro Washinyira - 19 June 2018