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Home Affairs tells Zimbabweans not to depend on Helen Suzman Foundation


The South African government has decided to terminate the Zimbabwe Exemption Permit ZEP by December 2022. This termination means that those Zimbabweans residing in South Africa holding the ZEP will be deported back to their country.

Many individuals and corporate organizations have reacted to this in different ways, a non-governmental organization called Helen Suzman Foundation has acted in the favor of the Zimbabweans by threatening the SA government to stop their decision on the termination of ZEP. 

The Home Affairs Department in South Africa under the leadership of Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi has told the Zimbabweans not to rely on the assurance of the Helen Suzman Foundation because it is a "false hope."

Some South Africans have reacted to this in different ways, take a look at some of their responses below;

@MabuMonyela tweeted,

"Dr. Aaron remains unshaken. He is here for South Africans, not Zimbabweans."

@TshepoMotlouts6 tweeted,

"Minister, if Helen Suzman cares about these foreigners, why don't just go to Zimbabwe and stay there with them, instead of making noise, or should be asked how many foreigners are there in their foundation?"

@SoberPanAfrika tweeted,

"They don't care about them. They're merely serving an alternative agenda. The presence of a Zimbabwean workforce in South Africa translates to lower wages and other employee costs for the companies that hire them. And you'll find that some of those companies fund these NGOs

@Calvin_Rib tweeted,

"They must go back to Zimbabwe.

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