The Minister of Home Affairs, Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize, will on Friday, 08 September 2017, announce the conditions and processes to be followed for the re-application of the Zimbabwean Special Permit.
On 01 August 2017, Cabinet approved that the Department of Home Affairs could reopen the re-application process for the current Zimbabwean Special Permit holders, under certain conditions. This process follows the initial Special Dispensation for Zimbabweans that was approved in April 2009 to document Zimbabwean nationals who were in South Africa illegally. The current Zimbabwean Special Permit expires on 31 December 2017.
MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA ARE INVITED TO THE BRIEFING AS FOLLOWS:
Date: Friday, 08 September 2017
Venue: Home Affairs Ministry, 909 Arcadia Street, Hatfield, Pretoria
FOR MEDIA ENQUIRIES CONTACT:
Bongiwe Gambu: 082 391 5961 (Minister’s Spokesperson)
Thabo Mokgola: 060 962 4982
David Hlabane: 071 527 9463
NB: Kindly note that this invitation is strictly for members of the media. Journalists wishing to attend are advised to present their press cards on arrival.