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AllAfrica.com
Tourism Sector Commends Developments On Travel RegulationsPretoria — The tourism sector in South Africa has expressed satisfaction with t
Tourism Sector Commends Developments On Travel Regulations
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Pretoria — The tourism sector in South Africa has expressed satisfaction with the amendments made in the immigration regulations by the Department of Home Affairs to ensure that tourists travel with ease. The industry had raised concerns over the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Syrian family’s asylum bid turned downCape Town - A family of Syrian refugees in Cape Town have been left shocked and
Syrian family’s asylum bid turned down
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Cape Town - A family of Syrian refugees in Cape Town have been left shocked and stunned by a Home Affairs official who dismissed their asylum application as “unfounded”, declaring their home country “stable” and rejecting claims they feared for their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Amend Travel RulesParents can breathe a sigh of relief after the Department of Home Affairs annou
Govt to Amend Travel Rules
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Parents can breathe a sigh of relief after the Department of Home Affairs announced on Thursday it is amending its controversial rule that makes it a requirement for parents to have their minor children's unabridged birth certificates available... Read more
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iol.co.za
DHI scraps birth certificate rulePretoria – Home Affairs and the Department of Tourism have announced that the c
DHI scraps birth certificate rule
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Pretoria – Home Affairs and the Department of Tourism have announced that the controversial visa laws which required minors travelling to or out of South Africa to have an unabridged birth certificate will be scrapped. The new system will see minors... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Director-General Mkuseli Apleni - Implementation of Cabinet Concessions On Immigration RegulationsStatement by Home Affairs Director-General Mkuseli Apleni following an update s
Director-General Mkuseli Apleni - Implementation of Cabinet Concessions On Immigration Regulations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Statement by Home Affairs Director-General Mkuseli Apleni following an update session with Tourism stakeholders, on the implementation of Cabinet concessions on immigration regulations, Arcardia, Pretoria The Departments of Home Affairs and Tourism... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Visa laws to ease - children can soon travel with new passportsThe paperwork for children going on school sport tours will also be simplified.
Visa laws to ease - children can soon travel with new passports
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
The paperwork for children going on school sport tours will also be simplified. The concessions come after lobbying from the tourism industry and other stakeholders who were concerned the regulations would deter visitors coming to South Africa‚... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SA tourism sector, Home Affairs agree on ways to improve travel The parties have given an update on progress made to mitigate the unintended
SA tourism sector, Home Affairs agree on ways to improve travel
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
The parties have given an update on progress made to mitigate the unintended consequences of new regulations. Home Affairs has been highly criticised for being responsible for falling... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Mos Def's family in court to stop deportation from S. AfricaJOHANNESBURG (AP) - American rapper Mos Def's family appeared in court on Tuesd
Mos Def's family in court to stop deportation from S. Africa
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 5 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - American rapper Mos Def's family appeared in court on Tuesday to stop their deportation from South Africa, a South African official said. A judge ruled that lawyers representing the rapper's wife and child could argue why they... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Mos Def's family in court to stop deportation from S. AfricaJOHANNESBURG (AP) - American rapper Mos Def's family appeared in court on Tuesd
Mos Def's family in court to stop deportation from S. Africa
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 5 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - American rapper Mos Def's family appeared in court on Tuesday to stop their deportation from South Africa, a South African official said. A judge ruled that lawyers representing the rapper's wife and child could argue why they... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Mos Def's family in court to stop deportation from S. AfricaJOHANNESBURG - American rapper Mos Def's family appeared in court on Tuesday to
Mos Def's family in court to stop deportation from S. Africa
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
JOHANNESBURG - American rapper Mos Def's family appeared in court on Tuesday to stop their deportation from South Africa, a South African official said. A judge ruled that lawyers representing the rapper's wife and child could argue why they should... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Court case taking its toll on Mos Def says lawyerLegal teams met in chambers at the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday, where th
Court case taking its toll on Mos Def says lawyer
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
Legal teams met in chambers at the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday, where the matter would be postponed, the artist's legal representative Shaheid Schrueder said. An urgent application was filed for seven of the rapper's family members to stay in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Court case 'taxing' on Mos Def lawyerTammy Petersen, News24 Musician Mos Def performs during a party for Google's n
Court case 'taxing' on Mos Def lawyer
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Musician Mos Def performs during a party for Google's new music search in Los Angeles. (Matt Sayles, AP) Cape Town - Mos Def's application for his family to stay in the country while he faces charges of contravening the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Case 'Taxing' On Mos Def - LawyerMos Def's application for his family to stay in the country while he faces char
Court Case 'Taxing' On Mos Def - Lawyer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Mos Def's application for his family to stay in the country while he faces charges of contravening the Immigration Act will be decided on in two weeks. Legal teams met in chambers at the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday, where the matter would be... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Home Affairs sucks!Just when I thought that things have taken a turn for the better at Home Affair
Home Affairs sucks!
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Just when I thought that things have taken a turn for the better at Home Affairs, my dreams have been shattered. In a previous article: “Home Affairs shines!” I sang praises to the Department of Home Affairs (DHA). I was wrong. Home Affairs is, in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Family split after girl is ‘banned’ from SACape Town - Strict enforcement of immigration rules has caused a family to be s
Family split after girl is ‘banned’ from SA
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Cape Town - Strict enforcement of immigration rules has caused a family to be split between South Africa and Israel, after their youngest daughter was banned from entering the country for five years. Yaron Schapiro says he and his wife had two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Malusi Gigaba Visits Lindela Repatriation CentreThe Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba accompanied by the Minister of Home
Minister Malusi Gigaba Visits Lindela Repatriation Centre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba accompanied by the Minister of Home Affairs for Lesotho, Advocate Lekhetho Rakuane, will visit the Lindela Repatriation Centre today, 29 January 2016. The visit follows a meeting between the two ministers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Malusi Gigaba - Media Briefing Post Meeting on Lesotho Special PermitStatement by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba at the media briefing Post Mee
Minister Malusi Gigaba - Media Briefing Post Meeting on Lesotho Special Permit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Statement by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba at the media briefing Post Meeting With Lesotho Home Affairs Minister Lekhetho Rakuane, on the Lesotho Special Permit (LSP) It's all systems go regarding the Lesotho Special Permit (LSP), the subject... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Brutal’ cop nabbed after armed heistsJohannesburg - A police officer – attached to the National Crime Intelligence O
‘Brutal’ cop nabbed after armed heists
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Johannesburg - A police officer – attached to the National Crime Intelligence Operations and Tracing Unit – has been arrested for alleged involvement in armed robberies, including cash-in-transit heists. It has also been revealed that the officer,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Malusi Gigaba - Meeting With Banking and Insurance IndustriesStatement by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba on the meeting with representa
Minister Malusi Gigaba - Meeting With Banking and Insurance Industries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Statement by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba on the meeting with representatives of the banking and insurance industries, SABRIC and ASTUTE I'm glad to address you after a successful meeting with representatives of the banking and insurance... Read more
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iol.co.za
EFF condemns Mos Def’s arrestJohannesburg - The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has condemned the arrest of
EFF condemns Mos Def’s arrest
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
Johannesburg - The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has condemned the arrest of American musician Yasiin Bey (known as Mos Def) by the Department of Home Affairs. The musician was detained by immigration police on January 9 at Cape Town International... Read more
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iafrica.com
Home Affairs sticks to decision over Mos DefRapper Mos Def performs with Gorillaz at Madison Square Garden on October 8, 20
Home Affairs sticks to decision over Mos Def
iafrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Rapper Mos Def performs with Gorillaz at Madison Square Garden on October 8, 2010 in New York City. Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP While American rapper Yasiin Bey, also known as Mos Def, maintains that the world passport he tried to use... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mos Def to face trial for 'breaching South African immigration laws'Mos Def to face trial for 'breaching South Africa's immigration laws' after try
Mos Def to face trial for 'breaching South African immigration laws'
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Mos Def to face trial for 'breaching South Africa's immigration laws' after trying to leave country using 'world passport' Rapper Mos Def will face trial for 'breaking South African immigration laws' Tried to leave the country using an unrecognized... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Scrap immigration laws for Africans EFF((Alexander Joe, AFP)) Cape Town - The EFF wants Africans scattered around the
Scrap immigration laws for Africans EFF
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
((Alexander Joe, AFP)) Cape Town - The EFF wants Africans scattered around the world to be exempt from South Africa’s immigration laws, starting with US musician Mos Def. He was a member of the African diaspora and should be welcome in the country... Read more
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Reality TV World
Mos Def ordered to leave South Africa after overstaying visaYasiin Bey, the American rapper and actor previously known as Mos Def, has been
Mos Def ordered to leave South Africa after overstaying visa
Reality TV World / Posted 18 days ago
Yasiin Bey, the American rapper and actor previously known as Mos Def, has been ordered to leave South Africa because he allegedly overstayed the tourist visa he obtained in 2013. ADVERTISEMENT The Department of Home Affairs told the BBC the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government, Banks Tighten Partnership to Fight FraudPretoria — The Department of Home Affairs says it will continue to build its wo
Government, Banks Tighten Partnership to Fight Fraud
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Pretoria — The Department of Home Affairs says it will continue to build its working relationship with the banking and insurance industries to curb fraud, particularly identity theft, and its resultant financial implications. Home Affairs Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scrap Immigration Laws for Africans - EFFThe EFF wants Africans scattered around the world to be exempt from South Afric
Scrap Immigration Laws for Africans - EFF
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
The EFF wants Africans scattered around the world to be exempt from South Africa's immigration laws, starting with US musician Mos Def. He was a member of the African diaspora and should be welcome in the country anytime, spokesperson Mbuyiseni... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Home Affairs Clarifies the Arrest of U.S. MusicianPretoria — The Department of Home Affairs on Wednesday clarified the recent arr
Home Affairs Clarifies the Arrest of U.S. Musician
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Pretoria — The Department of Home Affairs on Wednesday clarified the recent arrest of American musician and actor, Dante Terrell Smith, also known as Mos Def and/or Yasiin Bey, who tried to use a World Passport when leaving the country. "Mr Smith... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Rapper Mos Def to stand trial in S. Africa over 'world passport'JOHANNESBURG - American rapper Mos Def will be tried in a South African court i
Rapper Mos Def to stand trial in S. Africa over 'world passport'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 days ago
JOHANNESBURG - American rapper Mos Def will be tried in a South African court in March after being arrested for presenting a "world passport" when trying to fly out of the country, officials said Wednesday. Mos Def, the 42-year-old hip hop artist,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Director-General Mkuseli Apleni - Briefing On the Arrest of Mos DefLadies and gentlemen, good morning! Thank you for coming over at such short not
Director-General Mkuseli Apleni - Briefing On the Arrest of Mos Def
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Ladies and gentlemen, good morning! Thank you for coming over at such short notice. It is very important to clarify issues in time. If not, people may not understand how certain matters are being handled, especially where the law is concerned. In... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rapper Mos Def to stand trial in South Africa over 'world passport' false identity charges Photo: US rapper Mos Def faces false identity charges
Rapper Mos Def to stand trial in South Africa over 'world passport'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
false identity charges Photo: US rapper Mos Def faces false identity charges in South Africa after using a "world passport". (AFP: Valery Hache) American rapper Mos Def will be... Read more
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thebee
Mos Def To Stand Trial Over 'World Passport'Rapper Mos Def is to stand trial in South Africa after attempting to leave the
Mos Def To Stand Trial Over 'World Passport'
thebee / Posted 18 days ago
Rapper Mos Def is to stand trial in South Africa after attempting to leave the country using a "world passport". The American was trying to fly out of Cape Town last week when he handed immigration officials a document they said was invalid. World... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Mos Def: 'No more parties in S.A.'(CNN) -- Mos Def, the American hip hop recording artist and actor, has spoken (
Mos Def: 'No more parties in S.A.'
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 18 days ago
(CNN) -- Mos Def, the American hip hop recording artist and actor, has spoken (and rapped) out against his arrest and detention in South Africa after trying to leave the country on a "World Passport." On Kanye West's website, the rapper took his own... Read more
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iafrica.com
American rapper to stand trial in SARapper Mos Def performs with Gorillaz at Madison Square Garden on October 8, 20
American rapper to stand trial in SA
iafrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Rapper Mos Def performs with Gorillaz at Madison Square Garden on October 8, 2010 in New York City. Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP American rapper Mos Def will be tried in a South African court in March after being arrested for... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Mos Def: 'No more parties in S.A.'Mos Def, the American hip hop recording artist and actor, has spoken (and rappe
Mos Def: 'No more parties in S.A.'
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 18 days ago
Mos Def, the American hip hop recording artist and actor, has spoken (and rapped) out against his arrest and detention in South Africa after trying to leave the country on a "World Passport." On Kanye West's website, the rapper took his own twist on... Read more
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International Business Times
Mos Def: Yasiin Bey freestyles on Kanye West website about his detention in South Africa then retires from music US rapper Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, has made his first public stat
Mos Def: Yasiin Bey freestyles on Kanye West website about his detention in South Africa then retires from music
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
US rapper Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, has made his first public statement following his arrest and detainment in South Africa. The hip hop star was taken into custody in Cape Town after reportedly attempting to leave the country using a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mos Def Disses South Africa in Freestyle Posted On Kanye West's WebsiteUS hip hop artist and actor Yasiin Bey, better known by his former stage name,
Mos Def Disses South Africa in Freestyle Posted On Kanye West's Website
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
US hip hop artist and actor Yasiin Bey, better known by his former stage name, Mos Def, has dissed South Africa in a pre-recorded message posted on Kanye West's official website. Bey starts his message with a freestyle saying "no more parties in SA"... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Labour tenancy claims bring deep history into the presentTHE past is persistent, its debris strewn across the landscape and through wrec
Labour tenancy claims bring deep history into the present
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 days ago
THE past is persistent, its debris strewn across the landscape and through wrecked lives. Thabiso Mbhense spends his hours trying to put things in order, and lives back together. An attorney with the Legal Resources Centre, he is working on 30-odd... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA tourism numbers up despite visa lawsCape Town - Data published on Monday by Statistics South Africa has shown an in
SA tourism numbers up despite visa laws
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
Cape Town - Data published on Monday by Statistics South Africa has shown an increase in foreign visitors to South Africa from 2014 to 2015. This came despite concerns over the effects of more stringent visa laws, which were implemented last year... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hefty Fines for Asylum Seekers At Port Elizabeth Refugee CentreMohammed Kat of the Somali Association says his office is full of desperate Som
Hefty Fines for Asylum Seekers At Port Elizabeth Refugee Centre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Mohammed Kat of the Somali Association says his office is full of desperate Somalis who can't pay their fines. Photo by Joseph Chirume. Asylum seekers who come to the Port Elizabeth refugee reception office, some of them from far away, say officials... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Why Gigaba's wife and ex-mistress engaging in cyber bullying is not a win-win situationNorma Gigaba has sparked an online feud once again with New York based stylist,
Why Gigaba's wife and ex-mistress engaging in cyber bullying is not a win-win situation
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
Norma Gigaba has sparked an online feud once again with New York based stylist, Buhle Mkhize after she commented on Mkhize's page that she was 'selling her body.' The two have been at each other's throats before, trading nasty insults and taking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South African School Bars Foreign PupilsA NUMBER of foreigners - mainly Zimbabweans staying in Johannesburg in South Af
South African School Bars Foreign Pupils
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
A NUMBER of foreigners - mainly Zimbabweans staying in Johannesburg in South Africa - are stranded after a principal at Muzomuhle Primary School barred them from enrolling their children for the 2016 academic year. The school is located in Diepsloot... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Home affairs bungle costs woman dearlyA blunder by the department of home affairs almost 10 years ago has placed the
Home affairs bungle costs woman dearly
Daily Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
A blunder by the department of home affairs almost 10 years ago has placed the life of a young mother and her two children in limbo as her green barcoded identity book states she is 30 years older than she actually is. Nokuphiwa Tomas’s ID book... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Malusi Gigaba Meets With Banking and Insurance Industries, 19 JanThe Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba will meet with representatives from
Minister Malusi Gigaba Meets With Banking and Insurance Industries, 19 Jan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba will meet with representatives from the banking and the insurance industries in Pretoria on Tuesday, 19 January 2016. The objective of the meeting is to offer the banking and insurance industries as well... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Asylum Seekers Frustrated With Foreshore's Home AffairsLast year GroundUp reported the poor service offered to asylum seekers and refu
Asylum Seekers Frustrated With Foreshore's Home Affairs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Last year GroundUp reported the poor service offered to asylum seekers and refugees by the Department of Home Affairs' foreshore offices. We revisited the offices today. The situation remains unchanged. The Department of Home Affairs' foreshore... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mos Def Attempted to Leave SA With Unrecognised 'World Passport'US hip hop artist and actor Yasiin Bey, better known by his former stage name,
Mos Def Attempted to Leave SA With Unrecognised 'World Passport'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
US hip hop artist and actor Yasiin Bey, better known by his former stage name, Mos Def, attempted to leave Cape Town by producing an unrecognised "world passport", home affairs confirmed on Friday. This document was declined by immigration officials... Read more
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iafrica.com
US rapper arrested in South AfricaRapper Mos Def performs with Gorillaz at Madison Square Garden on October 8, 20
US rapper arrested in South Africa
iafrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Rapper Mos Def performs with Gorillaz at Madison Square Garden on October 8, 2010 in New York City. Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP American rapper and actor Mos Def has appeared in court for allegedly contravening the country's... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mistaken for dead brotherPretoria - Ruan Potgieter is 24 and should have matriculated back in 2009. But
Mistaken for dead brother
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Pretoria - Ruan Potgieter is 24 and should have matriculated back in 2009. But after a series of bungles - including his having been declared dead - he is now doing Grade 10. The problems started shortly after birth when his twin brother Renier... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The unknown architect who built Australia's capital city CanberraHe left a lasting stamp on our capital, yet few have heard of the man who desig
The unknown architect who built Australia's capital city Canberra
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 days ago
He left a lasting stamp on our capital, yet few have heard of the man who designed some of the country's most historical buildings. He's one of the most prolific architects of Australian landmark buildings and you've probably never heard of... Read more
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The Courier
The unknown architect who built Australia's capital city CanberraHe left a lasting stamp on our capital, yet few have heard of the man who desig
The unknown architect who built Australia's capital city Canberra
The Courier / Posted 20 days ago
He left a lasting stamp on our capital, yet few have heard of the man who designed some of the country's most historical buildings. He's one of the most prolific architects of Australian landmark buildings and you've probably never heard of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Home Affairs shines!We’ve all heard horror stories of the shenanigans at the Department of Home Aff
Home Affairs shines!
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
We’ve all heard horror stories of the shenanigans at the Department of Home Affairs. Relax, this isn’t one of them. In these troubled times, when days are dark and friends are fat, it’s good to know there still is hope. Let me share an uplifting... Read more
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