Broken Home Affairs system leaves refugees stranded

03 June 2016 - 13:26 By Tariro Washinyira And Joseph Chirume

The Home Affairs database system that manages refugee and asylum documentation has been down for almost two weeks across the country. Refugees have described their frustration with poor communication from officials‚ standing in long queues‚ and being blocked from doing anything that South African citizens use an identity document to access.

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