Border Control Management reportedly said it had intercepted 7 000 illegal immigrants trying to cross into SA from Mozambique.
Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says that rich, powerful individuals are illegally gaining permenant residency in South Africa.
Though there are signs the crisis is easing a little, on Sunday Poland’s border guards reported new attempted crossings
South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers nabbed three stolen vehicles that cost an average of R500 000 each in Mpumalanga.
Kenya and Somalia long-running dispute continues over deposits of oil and gas in the Indian Ocean held by both nations
Spain’s enclaves, Ceuta and Melilla have Europe’s only land border with Africa – making them a magnet for migrants desperate to escape poverty
Meanwhile, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama visited Kosovo on Monday and labelled Serbia’s latest moves “theatrical military maneuvers”.
Australia has been out of bounds to international visitors for nearly a year and a half, with no possibility for South Africans to enter due to the extended flight and entry bans.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has banned entry to South Africans until 15 July and there’s no guessing as to when the ban might be lifted.
The Netherlands has lifted its entry ban on passengers arriving on flights from South Africa as a result of updated travel restrictions.
Australia has officially announced an extension of its measures to reduce COVID-19 infections, including the country’s lengthy border closure.
After the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure’s (DPWI) disastrous and failed work on the Beitbridge border post, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has said plans are afoot to renovate
Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has urged travellers to ensure that they have all the required travel documents when they present themselves to border officials
For the past month, travel into and out of South Africa through these border posts were limited to only a number of reasons – including the transportation of fuel, cargo and goods as well as emergency medical treatment.
Home Affairs have outlined plans to reopen key international borders, allowing more foreign nationals and SA citizens to travel in and out of the country.
High-level talks and coordinating SADC guidelines on the coronavirus pandemic should have been used to prevent the border crises, the Pretoria-based Institute for Security Studies (ISS) said.
EFF leader Julius Malema has yet again let loose on some heavy comments. The CIC claims white people are responsible for COVID-19 in SA.
South Africa’s new draft border policy means goods and people will move through the six busiest land ports at a faster pace.
The river is located at the Ficksburg border in the Free State between South Africa and Lesotho.
The news comes as Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi began a tour of the Beitbridge Border Post in Musina, Limpopo, to assess the situation there.
South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs said the congestion at the Beitbridge Border Post with Zimbabwe has been cleared and traffic flow has returned to normal.
South Africa is just a few days away from reopening its borders at Level 1. But what can we expect to see from the soon-to-be-published travel list?
Dust your suitcases down, because international travel will officially be allowed under Level 1 regulations. However, there are some major exceptions to note.
The international borders are likely to open as we move to Level 1 of lockdown – but according to the insiders, the first phase will be steady-going.