Director-General Mkuseli Apleni – Visa Regulations Briefing [press release] (

Address by Home Affairs Director-General Mkuseli Apleni at the briefing of stakeholders on visa regulations, Sandton CEO of Ernst & Young DG of the Department of Tourism Stakeholders and partners Colleagues and friends, Greetings to you all! Context On an engagement such as this, perhaps carefully contextualising, putting matters in perspective may assist. But even before…


Refugees at Tense Uganda Camp Share Plight with UN Official

At the Nyumanzi Transit Center in northern Uganda, refugees greet U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi with song and dance, as well as with tales of food shortages and poor living conditions. Grandi is on a tour of Uganda’s overcrowded refugee centers. Since violence began last July, nearly 90,000 South Sudanese have crossed into […]

African Film Industry Pros Learn From Hollywood

Nigerian actress Olajumoke Bello Aruwajoye had an “out-of-body” experience when she arrived in Hollywood. “It’s surreal, it’s amazing, it’s exciting for me because I never thought I would be here,” she said. Aruwajoye is one of a small handful of entertainment professionals from Africa who got a chance to come to Los Angeles for three […]