Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has appealed to government for relief for what he says are overburdened officials.
The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi is briefing members of the media on immigration matters and border law enforcement under COVID-19 alert level 3.
The Department of Home Affairs says that traffic congestion at the Beitbridge border post between South Africa and Zimbabwe has been cleared.
Mpho Modise is unsure of her age and does not have birth registration documents to confirm it. She is stateless, meaning she does not have a nationality and with that – no identity papers. Her greatest fear is that the burdens of statelessness will be passed on to her four children, unless she can obtain South African citizenship.
A 29-year-old blind man and his two younger siblings have appealed to the Home Affairs Department to help them apply for identity documents.