Relief for Zimbabweans as South Africa extends permits
ZIMBABWEANS residing and working in South Africa heaved a tremendous sigh of relief Tuesday after Pretoria extended by further three years specific permits issued in past.    The statement put to an end the tension that had gripped thousands of Zimbabweans, who worried they would be deported back home in December in the expiry of…

Zimbabwean in SA
 Zimbabweans Immigrants in SA facing hard time When the South African government announced tougher new immigration rules earlier this year they started panic and uncertainty among many Zimbabwean expats living and working in the nation. Some feared losing their jobs; others believed that it was nothing more than a ploy to force them outside.  …

Zimbabweans in South Africa
Zimbabweans in South Africa How many Zimbabweans live in South Africa?   How many Zimbabwean nationals live in South Africa? Estimates range from one to three million. However, as Africa Check found, the amounts cannot be substantiated and also the data is not reliable.   A recent report published on the website of SW Radio…

South Africa will not allow any traveller without COVID TESTING
No valid Covid-19 test, no entry into SA, says Home Affairs Minister Motsoaledi   South Africa will not allow any traveller into the country without a valid Covid-19 test.   Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said this Wednesday during a media briefing on immigration matters and border enforcement under the adjusted Covid-19 alert level 3.…

Latest News about Zimbabwean Permits – ZSP
For Zimbabweans who qualify for mainstream visas such as business owners, students, individuals with critical skills and those married to South Africans this is good news.   Under the new conditions, Zimbabweans has two options. The first is to apply for the new Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP), a kind of extension of the ZSP. This…

ZSP applicants wishing to travel during the holiday season
For those ZSP applicants wishing to travel during the holiday season Great news is really on the horizon for the early ZSP applicants who successfully completed their pertinent entries, based on Minister Malusi Gigaba of Home Affairs (SA). He was talking during a media briefing in Cape Town yesterday on latest updates concerning the ZSP…

ZSP Permits updates 2020-2021
Zimbabweans have grace until 2021 Good news for the more than 200 000 Zimbabweans living in South Africa is that they will enjoy a four-year grace period before they have to apply for South African visas. The current deadline for the Dispensation of Zimbabweans Project (ZDP) has been pushed back to 2021. Under the new…