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S. Africa Unveils Amnesty Extension Plan for Zimbabweans

In 2010, South Africa granted four-year residence permits to nearly a quarter-million Zimbabweans who had entered the country illegally. Many had fled political and economic turmoil in their homeland, but lived abroad in fear of the day their permits would expire, forcing them to return. But a recent announcement by the South African government on Tuesday has brought some relief. Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has unveiled a new three-year Zimbabwean Special Dispensation Permit...

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