Former Mozambican civil war refugees in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga, say they have no reason to celebrate World Refugee Day, which is being commemorated today. The group says life has been tough after their Identity Documents (ID) were blocked by the government and are calling for their reinstatement.
Parliament’s Home Affairs Committee is planning to conduct its own oversight visit to the Lindela Repatriation Centre.
Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says there will be consequences for security company Enviromongz after 37 undocumented migrants escaped from the Lindela Repatriation Centre.
Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says he has intervened to ease congestion of people leaving the country through the Beitbridge Border in Musina in Limpopo, amid the coronavirus lockdown.
There is still no clarity on what will happen with around 200 foreign nationals who are now camping out close to the Cape Town Central Police Station.