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29 April 2017 17:32 (South Africa)

MDC not taking home affairs to court

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

The Movement for Democratic Change said that it isn't planning to get a court order to force the home affairs department to extend its 31 December amnesty deadline for undocumented Zimbabweans living in South Africa. This came after an official of the MDC in the Eastern Cape said that the party would be approaching the courts to get the minister of home affairs to extend the 31 December deadline. MDC spokesperson Sibanengi Dube said that the party was working together with the South African government to give Zimbabweans their "correct papers". Dube offered an unreserved apology to the home affairs department, saying that the regional chairman's remarks had been misquoted by the media. Read more: Sapa, via News24

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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