Confusion: Backlog vs Scapegoat – Home Affairs Minister says Work Visas has no backlog?

Many are confused by the comments made by Dr Aaron Motsoaledi this week.

The White paper published just Sunday, the 12th of November 2023 by the same Minister, confirms the staggering backlog of over 74,000 permits. Yet, it is reported that the Minister has now stated that there is no work permit crises and his department is not causing a skills crisis. What does he mean exactly?