Every month Ernesto travels back to Mozambique from Sebokeng to get a new visitors' visa, and he has done so for the past 20 years.
Abu Hamada, the kingpin of the Syrian smuggling network in Egypt, earns about $90 000 a week but sees nothing wrong in profiting from migrants.
After the recent xenophobic violence in SA the New York Times wrote that five million immigrants call South Africa home. Is this number exaggerated?
Free State premier Ace Magashule is such a humble guy, the cost of downgrading his pool only came up to R8-million, pocket change compared to Zuma.
Eritrea is one of the most repressive states in the world and the refugee camps offer little freedom or safety, but enslavement and abuse instead.
You might one day meet a man in overalls and workers’ boots, carrying a bagful of maize cobs on his massive shoulders.
The last census estimated that there were 52-million people in SA. Recent reports cited claims by an academic that 20-million people weren't counted.
Refugees run the border crossing gauntlet of lions, rivers, rape and theft hoping for a better life.
Besides our neighbours in Zimbabwe, plenty of foreigners have applied for and been granted residence permits to live in this country.
Readers comment on immigrants in the Middle East, the DA's silence and linguistics, and Cope's Mosiuoa Lekota challenges the ANC on party funding.
Neoliberalism is a hegemonic force out to wreck our country and Africans dying to flee the continent is senseless, say readers.
Many foreigners are desperate for a better life, but red tape and antagonism have left them hopeless.
Barack Obama has been bent on opening a pathway to citizenship for foreigners, even illegal ones.
Mandebvu, in central Durban, is home to 55 Zimbabwean men who pay R30 a day in rent to live there, sharing five bathrooms and seven toilets.
An attacker has stabbed three Eritrean men in a Tel Aviv video store in what police said they were initially treating as a racist attack.
According to a survivor, 54 migrants trying to reach Italy died of thirst when their inflatable boat ruptured in the Mediterranean.
African migrants chosen for deportation from Israel are nervously awaiting a knock on the door or a tap on the shoulder to begin their departure.
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has stoked a volatile debate about refugees and migrant workers from Africa.
Christina Gossmann follows a Zimbabwean immigrant from Johannesburg to his home in the Masvingo province.