Friday, October 15, 2010

SA Home Affairs Zimbabwe documentation process flawed big time

South Africa attempting to
South African department of home affairs ambitious documentation process for Zimbabweans is flawed big time. How can they ask non passport holders who entered South Africa illegally to apply for a passport; and then ask them to prove they were in the country on or before 31 May 2010. How? By showing a before 31 May entry stamp in the passport!

When millions of Zimbabweans living in South Africa woke up to the announcement they were right to have mixed reactions. Those who have got passports but no permits rejoiced and those without passports were angered. For the latter, the thought of being deported back to Zimbabwe was just too much to bear.