Home Affairs to improve efficiency

On Tuesday the 10th of April the Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba directed his department to prepare a comprehensive report and strategy that will deal with managing long queues at Home Affairs branches across the country.

Home Affairs has been directed to improve efficiency

He said is this was a high priority and the department remained committed to delivering high quality services to citizens and other clients.

Gigaba maintained that he has been overwhelmed with calls from members of the public regarding their time spent at Home Affairs branches for documents such as smart ID cards, passports and certificates. Continue reading

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Visitors Visa for South Africa

Famous for Table Mountain, its beautiful beaches and award-winning winelands makes South Africa a popular tourist destination.

Travelling and entering into South Africa for tourists can be determined by whether you are from a visa exempt country or visa non-exempt country.

Travellers from visa exempt countries, such as most European and North American countries, do not need a visa for South Africa. Continue reading

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Opening of South Africa’s borders and moving toward a single currency

South Africa’s borders need to be open for people, particularly Africans, to move more freely and to promote business, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.

The President also repeated the need for a single currency in Africa. By companion the European Union had benefited from similar Developments.

“The easy movement of people across borders and countries should never be seen in a negative sense by us as South Africans”, Ramaphosa said on Wednesday the 21st of March, after a summit on the African Continental Free Trade Area, held in Kigali, Rwanda.

“There is a deep yearning in Rwanda and the region for this visa matter to be resolved, and we need to open up the borders of our country and allow people to move”, he said. Ramaphosa said that he had discussed this matter with Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Tuesday. Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a happy new year 2018

The IBN Team wishes a merry Christmas and a happy new year 2018. We would like to extend our very best wishes for a happy holiday season. Thank you for your valued support during 2017 and we look forward to connecting with you in 2018 again.

** PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE FESTIVE PERIOD FROM 23 DECEMBER 2017 UNTIL 07 JANUARY 2018. WE WILL RESUME NORMAL OFFICE HOURS ON 08 JANUARY 2018.

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