Zimbabwean teachers in the Western Cape have accused the Department of Home Affairs of dragging its feet in verifying Zimbabwe Exemption Permits. Without a valid permit to show, most applicants find their bank accounts frozen, face difficulties registering their children at educational institutions and are even losing their jobs.
Zimbabwean Teachers in Unpaid for Months
GroundUp, 21 September 2018
Some Zimbabwean teachers in the Western Cape have gone unpaid for as long as nine months because Home Affairs is dragging its feet when it comes to verifying Zimbabwe Exemption… Read more »
Chairperson Jack Mutsvairome (centre), with publicity secretary Kudzi Muchengete (on his right) and vice-chairperson Ibrahim Saidi (on his left) addresses a meeting of the Union of Zimbabwean Educators Western Cape in Parow.
Some Zimbabweans Still Waiting for Permits As Deadline Looms
News24Wire, 15 September 2018
Some Zimbabweans who have applied for their Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (ZEP) are anxious about the slow progress processing their permits. Without a valid permit to show, they find… Read more »
Asylum Seekers Say Officials Refuse to Return Their Passports
Rejected asylum seekers have accused Home Affairs officials at the Desmond Tutu Refugee Centre at Marabastad, Pretoria, of refusing to return their passports unless they show a… Read more »
Zimbabweans in Limbo After Giving Home Affairs Asylum Papers
GroundUp, 6 September 2018
In 2009, the South African government introduced a Dispensation of Zimbabwean Permit (DZP) to legalise the many Zimbabweans already inside the country because of the political and… Read more »
Zimbabweans in Despondent Wait for New SA Permits
CAJ News, 16 August 2018
THE euphoria that greeted the announcement by South Africa regarding the extension of permits for thousands of Zimbabweans has turned into despair for scores of the migrants who… Read more »
The Department of Home Affairs has announced February 15, 2018 as the new closing date for payments and submission of supporting documents and biometrics for the new Zimbabwean ... Read more »
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