Countries across the globe have been putting in place travel restrictions in an effort to stop the further spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) – initially concentrated around foreigners coming from the most affected countries. Now more than 90% of people live in countries with travel restrictions in place and one third of the world’s population […]
Over the last few weeks, medical professionals across the world have been put in the spotlight and recognised for the great service that they are performing during this time.
You decided to apply for your Permanent Residency Permit in South Africa. You met all the requirements and submitted your application to the Department of Home Affairs. Since then you have been in the dark regarding the outcome of your application, where in the process it is and whether it will be successful or not? […]
Following the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Declaration by President Cyril Ramaphosa of a State of Disaster, the South African government has so far repatriated more than 3000 South Africans stranded abroad due to the coronavirus lockdowns and the list is “slowly whittling down”.
South Africa is a popular destination for foreign-born migrants in search of better socio-economic opportunities. Good infrastructure, economic stability and a relatively stable democracy are some of the attracting factors.
There are many foreign national workers under lockdown in South Africa, which remains one of the least affected countries in the world in terms of Covid-19 cases. There is a common misconception amongst foreign nationals in South Africa, whereby they believe that nothing can be done to resolve their visa issues during lockdown.
Worldwide travel restrictions are accompanied by various national strategies aimed at limiting the movement of people to prevent transmission of COVID-19.
On 30 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa once again addressed the nation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and provided an update on the country-wide “lockdown”.
Countries around the world have taken drastic measures, including border closures, in an attempt to curb COVID-19.
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