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It’s business as usual at Bosasa’s Lindela migrant centre

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Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said as far as the department was concerned ‘we can’t move, we have no other place to take’ foreign nationals detained in the facility.


06 Dec 2019
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It’s business as usual at Bosasa’s Lindela migrant centre

Hundreds of immigrant men on the other side of the Repatriation Tunnel at the Lindela Repatriation Centre in Krugersdorp, Johannesburg, 24 September 2005. Picture: Gallo Images

Bosasa-owned Lindela Repatriation Centre in Krugersdorp will continue to operate, despite the property being sold for R60 million on auction yesterday, the department of home affairs said. The auction kicked off on Wednesday after liquidators had won a court order allowing them to sell off Bosasa’s assets in a bid to recover over R500 million owed to them. The bidding for the repatriation centre, still under the ownership of Bosasa, was said to have started at R30 million yesterday. The department of public works still had a monthly lease of about R1 million. Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said as...

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