Hell Affairs – a South African was stuck in limbo for four years trying to prove her identity and citizenship

Published: 21/Mar/2023
Source: Daily Maverick

By Dianne Hawker

A mother of three had her ID blocked by Home Affairs – leaving her in anguish, and unable to live a normal life. Expensively obtained affidavits, letters and a DNA test left officials unmoved about the lack of progress for years.

Read further: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2023-03-21-hell-affairs-a-south-african-was-stuck-in-limbo-for-four-years-trying-to-prove-her-identity-and-citizenship/

Themes: Birth Registration, ID Documents and Passports
Regions: South Africa
Year: 2023