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QUOTE OF THE MONTH

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“IT IS NOT HOW MUCH WE GIVE BUT HOW LOVE WE PUT INTO GIVING”
MOTHER TERESA

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

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The Republic of Turkey declared a 3 months state of emergency all over the country on 20 July 2016.

African Union decision to have Pan African visa for all Africans by 2018.


RIDDLES!

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WANT A DAY OFF WORK!

So you want a day off, Let’s take a look at what you are asking for.
There are 365 days per year available for work. 
There a 52 weeks per year in which you have already have 2 days off per week, leaving 261 days available for work.
Since you spend 16 hours each day away from work, you have used up 170 days, leaving only 91 days available.
You spend 30 minutes each day on tea/coffee breaks which counts for 23 days each year, leaving only 68 days available.
With 1 hour lunch break each day, you used up another 46 days, leaving only 22 days available for work.
You normally spend 2 days per year on sick leave and this leaves only 20 days per year available for work.
We are all off 5 days a year, so your available working time is down to 15 days.
We generously give 14 days vacation leave per year which leaves you with only 1 day available for work.
I WILL BE DAMNED IF YOU ARE GOING TO TAKE THAT DAY OFF!

Home South African Citizens Personal Amendment

In accordance with the provisions of the South African Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1992, a South African citizen may apply to amend his/her personal information in the Population Register by virtue of a formal application for personal amendment.   


Application to assume another surname

  •     Completed form BI-529E (www.home-affairs.gov.za/forms/citizenship/bi-529.pdf)
  •     Completed form BI-196 (majors) (www.home-affairs.gov.za/documents/bi-196.pdf) or BI-193 (minors) (www.home-affairs.gov.za/documents/bi-193.pdf) - Application to Assume Another Surname
  •     Form BI 24 - Notice of Birth, to indicate the surname to be assumed *
  •     Copy of Birth Certificate
  •     Certified copy of Statutory Declaration, Adoption Papers and Court Order or in the absence of these an affidavit motivating the necessity of the change of surname (if applicable)
  •     Prescribed fee of € 6.00 (Minor) to be deposited into the Embassy bank account
  •     Prescribed fee of € 26.00 (Major) to be deposited into the Embassy bank account


Application to assume another Forename

  •     Completed form BI-529E (www.home-affairs.gov.za/forms/citizenship/bi-529.pdf)
  •     Completed form BI-85 (www.home-affairs.gov.za/documents/bi-85.pdf)
  •     Completed form BI- 24 - Notice of Birth, to indicate the new forename *
  •     Copy of Birth Certificate
  •     Copy of Statutory Declaration, Court Order or in the absence of these an affidavit motivating the necessity of the change of forename (if applicable)
  •     Prescribed fee of € 6.00 (Minor) to be deposited into the Embassy bank account
  •     Prescribed fee of € 11.00 (Major) to be deposited into the Embassy bank account

* Note:  Form BI-24 can not be downloaded and must be obtained from the Embassy