SA Migration Newsletter
12 / 2017
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30. Nov. 2017 Tourism Update

A year-on-year comparison between 2016 and 2017 for Q3 shows that the number of overseas tourists increased by 5%. September arrivals increased by 2,1% year-to-date, from 1 273 734 in September 2016 to 1 300 502 in September 2017. A month-to-month comparison indicates a small drop of 0,1%, from August 2017’s figure of 1 302 312
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03. Jan. 2017 City Press

The latest shuffling of ministers reflects the self-interest that is President Jacob Zuma’s primary consideration, outweighing the public good. What is to be made of Mkuseli Apleni’s retention as director-general (DG) of the home affairs department? Even though Apleni won the case against his suspension by then minister Hlengiwe Mkhize, President Jacob Zuma could have relocated him to some obscure department, especially if he believed his minister’s allegation against him. Mkhize had suspended Apleni, for alleged insubordination and incompetence. The court ruled that ministers don’t have powers to suspend or fire DGs, those powers resting with the president.
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18. Nov. 2017 Times Live

President Jacob Zuma on Saturday opened a one stop shop in Durban as part of attempts to simplify doing business in SA. President Jacob Zuma realised one of his presidential prerogatives on Saturday when he launched a one stop shop to encourage more foreign and local investment in KwaZulu-Natal.
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16. Nov. 2017 Cape Argus

Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Fatima Chohan says machine-readable travel documents are more secure. Picture: Brenton Geach Cape Town - The government has introduced a new way to better manage its refugee and asylum seekers with an improved refugee travel document. The new machine-readable travel document for refugees has been designed and developed using the latest passport production technology and security standards.
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15. Nov. 2017 Sowetan Live

Emigration from Zimbabwe is soaring as ordinary residents despair at the imploding economy and political instability‚ even before the current political turmoil. A month ago‚ the publication`s Harare correspondent Nhlalo Ndaba filed this report‚ which we republish today to bring perspective to the unfolding situation: Ahead of Zimbabwe’s general elections‚ scheduled to be held around August 2018‚ the economy is imploding and some professionals as well as ordinary Zimbabweans have lost faith in a political solution and are now looking for greener pastures.
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20. Nov. 2017 Tourism Update

2016 was a bumper year for Chinese arrivals for various reasons, not the least of which was the very low selling price of some of the bottom-end packages offered. While Chinese arrivals in South Africa saw a dip in the first few months of this year, the industry reports that the market has now stabilised and is forecast for growth.
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15. Nov. 2017 Times Live

Zimbabweans whose seven-year special dispensation visas will run out in December‚ have been given a reprieve. Many had feared they would have to return to Zimbabwe‚ leaving their jobs and homes behind. However, the South Africa government announced that Zimbabweans on special dispensation visas‚ which were issued in 2010 and expire in December‚ can apply for new visas called Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (ZEP).
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07. Nov. 2017 SA Gov News

Cape Town �` South Africa’s population is estimated to have grown to just under 53 million by the middle of this year, with an inflow of migrants behind much of the 1.2 million population increase since the 2011 Census, Statistician General Pali Lehohla said today.
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