Xenophobia

Banned in his own country and forced to leave SA under...

LEGESSE SEIFU, a 46-year-old Ethiopian asylum seeker, has been ordered to get out of the country before 28 May (tomorrow) by the South African department...

How xenophobia affects children: “I miss my school, and my teachers,...

In the latest video in its Voices from the Camps series, non-profit organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) profiled nine-year-old DOLLY MAKWAKWA, who was born...

Africa Day: “We still fear being called kwerekwere and our shops...

The South African government is using Africa Day, which commemorates the 25 May 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity, since renamed the Africa...

All apologies at Woodstock bicycle store accused of racism

A journalist’s allegations of racism at a bicycle repair shop in Cape Town has turned the spotlight back on racial profiling in South Africa. Dear...

Why Navi Pillay can help us solve our xenophobia problems

Lawyer Navi Pillay is set to head up a provincial commission set up by the KZN premier Senzo Mchunu to investigate the recent spate...

Xenophobia: We Will Reap What We Sow

There's been a lot of middle-class hand-wringing about recent events, from the toppling of Rhodes to the latest outbreak of xenophobic attacks. But complacent...

#SowetoAttacks: “No one helps us. No one cares about us”

Somali shopkeepers, ousted from their homes and businesses in Soweto during a looting spree last week, have sought refuge in the Johannesburg suburb of...

“All I want is some recognition”

Last week Frederick Ngubane's application for citizenship was denied by the Department of Home Affairs. He remains in South Africa but lives as a stateless person....

Stateless man denied residence in SA

Frederik Ngubane, a stateless man who took Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba to court, has had his application for permanent residence denied because he...

Gigaba faces jail time over stateless man

On Tuesday, Times Live reported that Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba was in contempt of a court order issued by the High Court in Pretoria in...
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