SA ConCourt upholds ZEP holders’ rights

The challenge was initiated on the grounds that the Minister’s decision was unlawful, invalid, and unconstitutional
By Bizcommunity Jun. 19, 2024

ZEP saga — Helen Suzman Foundation takes on SA minister in ConCourt

“The minister’s nitpicking at parts of the full court’s judgment does not establish real grounds of appeal or any reasonable prospects of success,” Fakir said.
By Groundup Mar. 18, 2024

SA Home Affairs minister takes Zim permit battle to the Constitutional Court

He said given the complexity, and constitutional matters raised by the appeal, and the public interest, leave to appeal should be granted.
By Ground Up Mar. 7, 2024

Kicking the can down the road — the ZEP saga continues

The permits were renewed twice, in 2014 and 2017. The latest renewal was set to expire on December 31, 2021.
By Muchengeti Hwacha Dec. 8, 2023

Govt denies SA’s claims of intercepting 443 children

Home Affairs Minister Kazembe Kazembe has denied such an incident ever taking place.
By Priveledge Gumbodete Dec. 6, 2023

Reprieve for Zim immigrants in SA

In a ruling on Wednesday, the High Court set aside the minister’s decision and directed that ZEPs shall remain valid for the next 12 months.  
By Kennedy Nyavaya Jun. 28, 2023

Zim migrants slam SA

The holder of a Zep will be allowed to enter and exit South Africa, provided they comply with all entry or exit requirements.
By Sydney Kawadza Jun. 9, 2023

‘Zep extension due to influx of applications’

Zep permit holders were later given up to this month to regularise their stay or face deportation.
By Silas Nkala Jun. 9, 2023

Panic grips Zimbabweans in SA as deadline nears

The civil society groups said the looming permit expiration date makes it impossible  to comply with the Department of Home Affairs application process.
By Harriet Chikandiwa May. 28, 2023