On Friday, argument by the Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) Holders was heard, but the state asked for their case to be dismissed with costs
Lawyers for the Zimbabwe Immigrants Forum told the Pretoria High Court that the Minister of Home Affairs had acted outside his powers
The Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) system, which allows Zimbabweans to live in South Africa will come to an end on June 30, 2023.
The decision to scrap the ZEP system was taken without consultation and should be revoked, says the Helen Suzman Foundation.
When Aaron Motsoaledi terminated the ZEP, he told its holders that this would enable them to “regularise” their stay in South Africa
With the expiry of the Zimbabwe Exemption Permit system looming in June, many Zimbabweans in South Africa are returning to Zimbabwe.
South Africans wonder why so many of us Zimbabweans came to be settled in their country, and wonder why we do not return to our homeland.
ATDFSA and Operation Dudula sought to join proceedings to offer belated support for government’s decision.
Zimbabweans who entered SA via the ZEP route can still be deported by Home Affairs, following courtroom developments on Friday.
Zimbabweans who have been in South Africa for more than a decade could be subject to deportation before the new year – here’s why…