South Africa Introduces New Visa Rules Starting Dec 1

South Africa Introduces New Visa Rules Starting Dec 1

South Africa has introduced some changes to its visa rules which will become effective this month, December 2018. The changes will likely affect tourism and procedures for immigration into the country. This information was revealed by South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs in its recent publication of regulatory amendments regarding the 2002 Immigration Act. The […]

South Africa: Asylum Seekers Can Now Get Residence Visas

South Africa: Asylum Seekers Can Now Get Residence Visas

Asylum seekers in South Africa, whose applications for being a refugee in the country were denied, have been allowed to apply for a visa. South Africa’s Constitutional Court made this ruling in a unanimous judgment in October. Background Story Three asylum seekers whose applications for South Africa’s refugee status were denied brought their case to […]

Chinese Tourists Become Hot Cake in South Africa

Chinese Tourists Become Hot Cake in South Africa

All over the world, the number of the Chinese going on tourist trips to the various tourist destinations in the world is on the rise. As a matter of fact, China has the highest number of citizens who patronize the tourism industries in other countries. Going by the rate at which the Chinese love traveling, […]

Latest Amendment to Immigration Laws is Unconstitutional – SA Lawyer

Latest Amendment to Immigration Laws is Unconstitutional – SA Lawyer

If the current proposed amendment to immigration laws is passed, children born to foreigners in the country will be denied nationality hence resulting in a sharp increase in the number of undocumented migrants according to an immigration lawyer. The amendments are related to Regulations on the Registration of Births and Deaths Act. While under the […]

Ghanaian Students Happy for the Cultural Exchange Program

Ghanaian Students Happy for the Cultural Exchange Program

The culture of Ghana is so very different than China’s and being able to spend one year in such a different country is all a student can ask for. Over the years, hundreds of Ghanaian students have been to China through the Year Abroad program. They stay there for a year and get to learn […]

Miguna Fights Against Kenyan Government

Miguna Fights Against Kenyan Government

Miguna was deported to Canada by the Kenyan government for helping Raila Odinga, Opposition party leader, to take the oath of becoming the People’s President. However, in less than a month of his deportation, Miguna announced that he will be returning to Kenya. Miguna is a member of the National Super Alliance and a lawyer. […]

South Sudan Visa Fee Hike Worries Aid Agencies

South Sudan Visa Fee Hike Worries Aid Agencies

The government of South Sudan has surprised the world by proposing to increase work permit fees to a massive $10,000.  Aid workers around the world have long been under pressure to hire more local workers, or at least more from Africa.  South Sudan had already increased the visa fee earlier in March for all foreign […]

New Visa Rules Leave 13,000 unable to enter South Africa

New visa regulations for children travelling to South Africa have resulted in large number of tourists being delayed or barred entry to the country according to new figures. According to official statistics more than 13,000 tourists have been barred entry because of controversial regulations for minors entering the country. Meanwhile a further 800 missed connecting […]