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AllAfrica.com
R2K Gauteng Rejects Home Affairs' 'Smart ID' System!challenge the new "Smart ID" system. We will meet at the old Putco open space i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
challenge the new "Smart ID" system. We will meet at the old Putco open space in Struben Street at 9h30am. Since 2013, the Department of Home Affairs has been calling on ordinary South Africans to sign up for the new 'Smart ID' cards that will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Creating Enabling Environment for Growthensuring that tourists enjoy our country's attractions in safety. "Through con
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
ensuring that tourists enjoy our country's attractions in safety. "Through continued discussions and engagements with the Department of Home Affairs, we are working hard to eradicate the unintended consequences (of the travel regulations), while... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Impossible for Grace Mugabe to Have Diplomatic Passport'she did receive medical care on South African soil she would've further been re
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
she did receive medical care on South African soil she would've further been required to get an additional visa from the department of home affairs." Department of home affairs spokesperson Thabo Mokgola declined to clarify whether a medical... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Impossible' for Grace Mugabe to have a diplomatic passport - international law specialistshe did receive medical care on South African soil she would've further been re
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
she did receive medical care on South African soil she would've further been required to get an additional visa from the Department of Home Affairs." READ: Grace Mugabe 'assaulted' me with an extension cord, model, 20, claims Department of Home... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Fight Against Cross Border and Trio Crimes Yield Positive ResultsR700, 000 into South Africa. The truck with foreign registration numbers was s
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
R700, 000 into South Africa. The truck with foreign registration numbers was stopped and searched by the Police and the Department of Home Affairs Customs officials and while searching the vehicle, the driver managed to flee on foot and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Women's Month Female Law Enforcement Officers' Paradefor Change in conjunction with the SA National Defence Force, Traffic Departmen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
for Change in conjunction with the SA National Defence Force, Traffic Department, Department of Correctional Services and Department of Home Affairs held a held a Female Law Enforcement Officer's Parade on Monday, 07 August 2016 at the Galeshewe... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Former beauty queen rescuedthat 30 000 children are trafficked into the country annually as part of the se
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
that 30 000 children are trafficked into the country annually as part of the sex trade. The same figure is used by the Department of Home Affairs to justify the visa regulations aimed at combating child trafficking. “One victim is one too many... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 1 August 2017South Africa has pledged a GHG emissions reduction target of 34% by 2020 and 42
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
South Africa has pledged a GHG emissions reduction target of 34% by 2020 and 42% by 2025. 1.6. Cabinet approved that the Department of Home Affairs can reopen the reapplication process for the current Zimbabwean Special Permit holders, under... Read more
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iol.co.za
New permit process for Zimbabweans in SA"Cabinet approved that the department of home affairs can reopen the re-applica
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
"Cabinet approved that the department of home affairs can reopen the re-application process for the current Zimbabwe Special Permit (ZSP) holders, under certain conditions," Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo said at a briefing in Pretoria. "The... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Growing backlogs at Home Affairs raise concernsconcerns The Home Affairs Department says while it’s in talks with unions, off
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
concerns The Home Affairs Department says while it’s in talks with unions, offices will be closed again this weekend. A Department of Home Affairs office. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN JOHANNESBURG - Concerns have been raised over growing... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Inaction on diet a big failingThe comments of Coles managing director John Durkan to the American Chamber of
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
The comments of Coles managing director John Durkan to the American Chamber of Commerce last week were widely reported for acknowledging that rising cost of living pressures make junk food in his supermarkets relatively more affordable than fresh... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Centane residents kick up a stink over parlour ‘smell’it can operate within the bylaws of the municipality. “After the certificate h
Daily Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
it can operate within the bylaws of the municipality. “After the certificate has been issued by the health department, the department of home affairs visits the mortuary and if they are satisfied, they issue a designation number.” Provincial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statistics South Africa Releases Report On Perinatal Deaths in South Africathat occurred in 2014.The report is based on deaths collected through the civil
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
that occurred in 2014.The report is based on deaths collected through the civil registration system maintained by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA). It focuses on the aggregate number of registered stillbirths and infant deaths occurring... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize - Signing Ceremony of Visa Waiver On Official and Diplomatic Passport 909Visa Waiver Agreement in respect of holders of Diplomatic and Official Passport
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Visa Waiver Agreement in respect of holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports. Lastly, on behalf of our government and Department of Home Affairs, I would like to reaffirm our commitment to continue developing even stronger relationships and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Perinatal Deaths Decline in SAheadquarters in Hatfield, Tshwane, is based on deaths collected through the civ
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
headquarters in Hatfield, Tshwane, is based on deaths collected through the civil registration system, maintained by the Department of Home Affairs. It focuses on the total number of registered stillbirths and infant deaths occurring during the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidency On Profile of Mr Ronnie Mamoepaover the world profiling South Africa's international relations strategy and pr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
over the world profiling South Africa's international relations strategy and programme. In May 2009, Ronnie moved to the Department of Home Affairs to head the communications portfolio following the appointment of Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma as... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SA tourism increases by under 1%bodes well for the tourism sector which creates one out of every 22 jobs in Sou
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
bodes well for the tourism sector which creates one out of every 22 jobs in South Africa, according to the most recent data. Meanwhile, the Department of Home Affairs is planning to ease visa restrictions in a bid to boost visitor numbers fu... Read more
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iol.co.za
South Africa’s tourism industry looks to leverage visa reformsthe new visa requirements to reinforce this trend in 2016 and beyond. Relaxed
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
the new visa requirements to reinforce this trend in 2016 and beyond. Relaxed restrictions In early February 2016, the Department of Home Affairs announced plans to loosen some of the restrictions imposed over the past two years to make it... Read more
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The Age
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Inaction on diet a big failingThe comments of Coles managing director John Durkan to the American Chamber of
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
The comments of Coles managing director John Durkan to the American Chamber of Commerce last week were widely reported for acknowledging that rising cost of living pressures make junk food in his supermarkets relatively more affordable than fresh... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Inaction on diet a big failingThe comments of Coles managing director John Durkan to the American Chamber of
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
The comments of Coles managing director John Durkan to the American Chamber of Commerce last week were widely reported for acknowledging that rising cost of living pressures make junk food in his supermarkets relatively more affordable than fresh... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Home affairs offices closed todaythe public to remain patient as it seeks to find a resolution to the dispute ov
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 days ago
the public to remain patient as it seeks to find a resolution to the dispute over Saturday working hours with staff. A Department of Home Affairs office. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN JOHANNESBURG - Home affairs offices across the country will... Read more
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The Age
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Time to simplify the ridiculous situation over dual citizenship– rates of Indigenous and male incarceration? DUTTON DRESSED AS SPAM Some wee
The Age / Posted 24 days ago
– rates of Indigenous and male incarceration? DUTTON DRESSED AS SPAM Some weeks ago, when first canvassing the idea of a department of home affairs, Peter Dutton spoke of his "requirements" in relation to his portfolio's functions. Who does... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Time to simplify the ridiculous situation over dual citizenship– rates of Indigenous and male incarceration? DUTTON DRESSED AS SPAM Some wee
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 24 days ago
– rates of Indigenous and male incarceration? DUTTON DRESSED AS SPAM Some weeks ago, when first canvassing the idea of a department of home affairs, Peter Dutton spoke of his "requirements" in relation to his portfolio's functions. Who does... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ronnie Mamoepa, a Legendary Public Servanteven better when she worked with him for over a decade at the Department of For
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
even better when she worked with him for over a decade at the Department of Foreign Affairs. She then got deployed to the Department of Home Affairs while it was dubbed the "Department of Horror Affairs" by the public, something Mamoepa was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Consummate Public Servant Has Left Us - a Tribute to Ronnie Mamoepa!and therefore came to offer my assistance." He asked to be deployed at GCIS des
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
and therefore came to offer my assistance." He asked to be deployed at GCIS despite the fact that he was working at the Department of Home Affairs at the time. He became part of the media relations team - which included communicators from other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ronnie Mamoepa to Be Honoured At Official Memorial ServiceMbeki. He was the spokesperson for former foreign affairs minister Nkosazana Dl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Mbeki. He was the spokesperson for former foreign affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma from 2000 to 2009. Since 2010, Mamoepa worked as deputy director-general: communication, and spokesperson to Dlamini-Zuma in the department of home a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Ronnie Mamoepa to be honoured at official memorial serviceMbeki. He was the spokesperson for former foreign affairs minister Nkosazana Dl
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
Mbeki. He was the spokesperson for former foreign affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma from 2000 to 2009. Since 2010, Mamoepa worked as deputy director-general: communication, and spokesperson to Dlamini-Zuma in the department of home a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Joburg crackdown: Jail cells bursting with migrantsservices. Sindane told The Star that the arrests of mostly undocumented foreig
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
services. Sindane told The Star that the arrests of mostly undocumented foreigners were proving troublesome for the Department of Home Affairs to handle. Sindane said cells inside Joburg’s police stations were too overcrowded to accommodate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Catch-22 for Refugee in Prisonrenew his document while he is in prison. Singabakho Nxumalo of the Department
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
renew his document while he is in prison. Singabakho Nxumalo of the Department of Correctional Services said that the Department of Home Affairs confirmed that Faghi's permit to reside in South Africa has expired; that he would therefore not... Read more
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iol.co.za
'Ronnie was not a gatekeeper but news facilitator'president at the time, before becoming foreign ministry spokesman. In 2014, Ma
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
president at the time, before becoming foreign ministry spokesman. In 2014, Mamoepa was seconded to the Presidency by the department of home affairs and became spokesman for Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, a position he held until his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Date Set for Govt Spokesperson Mamoepa's Memorial ServiceThabo Mbeki. He was spokesperson for former foreign affairs minister Nkosazana
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Thabo Mbeki. He was spokesperson for former foreign affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma from 2000 to 2009. Since 2010, Mamoepa worked as deputy director-general: communication, and spokesperson to Dlamini-Zuma in the department of home affa... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Date set for Ronnie Mamoepa’s memorial serviceThabo Mbeki. He was spokesperson for former foreign affairs minister Nkosazana
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
Thabo Mbeki. He was spokesperson for former foreign affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma from 2000 to 2009. Since 2010, Mamoepa worked as deputy director-general: communication, and spokesperson to Dlamini-Zuma in the department of home affa... Read more
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iol.co.za
Details of Ronnie Mamoepa's memorial, funeral service announcedpresident at the time, before becoming foreign ministry spokesman. In 2014, Ma
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
president at the time, before becoming foreign ministry spokesman. In 2014, Mamoepa was seconded to the presidency by the department of home affairs and became spokesman for Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, a position he held until his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidency Mourns Spokesperson's Deathcommunications roles in government, notably in the Presidency and the then Depa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
communications roles in government, notably in the Presidency and the then Department of Foreign Affairs as well as the Department of Home Affairs. "The Mamoepa family are asking the people of South Africa to join them in prayer as they come to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Expresses Sadness At Death of Mamoepasuffered last month. He was 56. "I fondly remember Ronnie as a very capable an
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
suffered last month. He was 56. "I fondly remember Ronnie as a very capable and professional head of communications at the Department of Home Affairs. We worked closely together drawing on his ideas for broadening communications and serving the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ronnie Mamoepa to Receive a Special Provincial Official Funeral2000 to 2009. Since 2010, Mamoepa worked as deputy director-general: communica
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
2000 to 2009. Since 2010, Mamoepa worked as deputy director-general: communication and spokesperson to Dlamini-Zuma in the department of home affairs, where he is credited with the most successful turn-around communications strategy in that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Special Provincial Official Funeral for Ronnie Mamoepa2010, Mamoepa has also worked as Deputy Director General of Communications and
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
2010, Mamoepa has also worked as Deputy Director General of Communications and Spokesperson to Dr Dlamini Zuma in the Department of Home Affairs, where he is credited with the most successful turnaround communications strategy in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Placement of Learners for 2018 Begins in Gautenga database by the schools. "When incomplete documents are submitted and the pa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
a database by the schools. "When incomplete documents are submitted and the parent submits proof of application from [the] Department of Home Affairs, schools will accept learners provisionally," Bodibe said. Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi thanked... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Ronnie Mamoepa to receive a special provincial official funeral - Presidency2000 to 2009. Since 2010, Mamoepa worked as deputy director-general: communica
News 24 South Africa / Posted 27 days ago
2000 to 2009. Since 2010, Mamoepa worked as deputy director-general: communication and spokesperson to Dlamini-Zuma in the department of home affairs, where he is credited with the most successful turn-around communications strategy in that... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma declares special provincial funeral for Mamoepasince 2010, Mamoepa had also worked as Deputy Director-General: Communication a
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
since 2010, Mamoepa had also worked as Deputy Director-General: Communication and spokesperson to Dr Dlamini Zuma in the Department of Home Affairs, where he is credited with the most successful turn-around communications strategy in that... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Placement of learners for 2018 begins in Gautenga database by the schools. "When incomplete documents are submitted and the pa
News 24 South Africa / Posted 27 days ago
a database by the schools. "When incomplete documents are submitted and the parent submits proof of application from [the] Department of Home Affairs, schools will accept learners provisionally," Bodibe said. Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi thanked... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Asylum Seekers Will Have to Live Near Borders If Home Affairs Has Its Waywebsite. The Border Management Authority Bill will shift border patrol from va
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
website. The Border Management Authority Bill will shift border patrol from various government departments to solely the Department of Home Affairs (DHA). Scalabrini says this would compromise border management by removing some checks and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gauteng education dept begins placement of learnersby non-South African Citizens. When incomplete documents are submitted and the
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
by non-South African Citizens. When incomplete documents are submitted and the parent submits proof of application from Department of Home Affairs, schools will accept learners provisionally. The above provision is applicable to both South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Saddened By Death of Ronnie Mamoepapreviously worked as the spokesperson of the Gauteng Premier's office; Departme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
previously worked as the spokesperson of the Gauteng Premier's office; Department of International Relations and the Department of Home Affairs. In all these portfolio he has served the public service with distinction. "He was an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Home Affairs On Passing On of Ronnie Mamoepa- Mr Ronnie Mamoepa. In this time of heavy sadness, when the ravenous messenge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
- Mr Ronnie Mamoepa. In this time of heavy sadness, when the ravenous messenger of death had landed on our doorstep, the Department of Home Affairs, on behalf of the Minister, Deputy Minister, Director-General and staff, wishes to convey its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Naledi Pandor Sends Condolences to Ronnie Mamoepa's FamilyPandor said: "I fondly remember Ronnie as a very capable and professional head
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Pandor said: "I fondly remember Ronnie as a very capable and professional head of communications at the Department of Home Affairs. We worked closely together drawing on his ideas for broadening communications and serving the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Ronnie Mamoepa hailed by SA societyand served as spokesperson in various capacities, including for the then foreig
News 24 South Africa / Posted 29 days ago
and served as spokesperson in various capacities, including for the then foreign affairs department, as well as the Department of Home Affairs. The party also described how Mamoepa was a "proud and loving husband and father" and sent their... Read more
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Canberra Times
New NAPLAN regime unfair to most studentsvoice of the prophet ("The minister's tale has a dire ending", 22-23 July). The
Canberra Times / Posted 29 days ago
voice of the prophet ("The minister's tale has a dire ending", 22-23 July). The concentration of power as in Peter Dutton's Department of Home Affairs makes me feel anything but safe. The historian Lord Acton felt that historical precedent left no... Read more
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The Age
New NAPLAN regime unfair to most studentsvoice of the prophet ("The minister's tale has a dire ending", 22-23 July). The
The Age / Posted 29 days ago
voice of the prophet ("The minister's tale has a dire ending", 22-23 July). The concentration of power as in Peter Dutton's Department of Home Affairs makes me feel anything but safe. The historian Lord Acton felt that historical precedent left no... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
New NAPLAN regime unfair to most studentsvoice of the prophet ("The minister's tale has a dire ending", 22-23 July). The
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 29 days ago
voice of the prophet ("The minister's tale has a dire ending", 22-23 July). The concentration of power as in Peter Dutton's Department of Home Affairs makes me feel anything but safe. The historian Lord Acton felt that historical precedent left no... Read more
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