On the 29,30, September and 01 October 2021, the Honorable Minister of Home Affairs Motlalentoa Letsosa has been on public outreach in Botha Bothe Ngoajane at Ha Topi, Khatibe Ha Jane and Liqhobong Moreneng (Motete) consecutively. The purpose of the outreach is to make a follow up on the assignment given to officials.
On Monday, September 6th 2021, the Honourable Minister of Home Affairs Motlalentoa Letsosa held a press conference on suspension of citizenship applications and announcement of revised visa requirements.
After the Ministry intercepted number of foreign nationals who attempted to illegally enter the country using fraudulent visas, the Ministry further reviewed its internal controls in terms of issuance of VISAs as well as Residence Permits. The Ministry has been concerned about the illegal entry of these foreigners as it may contribute to crime such as terrorism, money laundering as well as human trafficking.