Last year the Democratic Alliance launched an application in the Johannesburg High Court to challenge section 6(1)(a) of the South African Citizenship Act 88 of 1995 (the Act) which we deem to be unconstitutional. The government’s response was that the many hundreds of South Africans who are losing ... Read more about DA Abroad calls on South Africans abroad to assist with our “Loss of Citizenship” court challenge
CAMPAIGN UPDATE - 28 August 2018: We have received confirmation today that the Minister of Home Affairs and the Director General for the Department of Home Affairs intends to oppose our application to challenge the constitutionality of Section 6.1 of the Citizenship Act. We are now waiting for ... Read more about No South African citizen should be deprived of their citizenship!
Many South Africans unwittingly lose their South African citizenship when they apply for citizenship of another country. This can be quite a traumatic experience, especially if you only discover this some time after acquiring foreign citizenship. In terms of Section 6 of the Citizenship Act, South ... Read more about Don’t lose your South African Citizenship. Read this BEFORE Applying for Foreign Citizenship