Visa deadline looms for Zimbabweans in South Africa

Published: 31/May/2023
Source: Deutsche Welle

Thuso Khumalo

Should they fail with a court challenge to secure their continuous stay in South Africa, thousands of Zimbabwean nationals could be forced to leave the country. Many don’t want to return home and start all over again.

Almost 200,000  Zimbabweans living in South Africa are waiting with bated breath to hear a court decision on whether they can continue to stay in the country or will be forced to return home.

Those whose Zimbabwean Exemption Permits (ZEP) have been terminated now only have 30 days before the June 30 deadline for them to leave South Africa expires.

But how did this dilemma occur in the first place?

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