refugees

 
​I was a refugee. One touch of humanity helped me start a new life
​I was a refugee. One touch of humanity helped me start a new life
I cried my eyes out when I arrived in the United Kingdom, a refugee. I remember the police officer at immigration control looking down at me, a...
Merkel chafes over lack of jobs for refugees
Merkel chafes over lack of jobs for refugees
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, after she had met the leaders of blue-chip companies, that Germany needed viable solutions to integrate...
​Refugees set aside their scars and trauma to focus on their quest for Olympic glory
​Refugees set aside their scars and trauma to focus on their quest for Olympic glory
This year, the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be the first ever to host a team comprised entirely of refugees. It consists of six male and...
Refugees set aside their scars and trauma to focus on their quest for Olympic glory
Refugees set aside their scars and trauma to focus on their quest for Olympic glory
This year, the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be the first ever to host a team comprised entirely of refugees. It consists of six male and four...
[Slideshow]Thousands forced into Malawi refugee camp following Mozambique violence
[Slideshow]Thousands forced into Malawi refugee camp following Mozambique violence
This week was World Refugee Day. We take you inside Malawi’s Kapise camp before the government closes it.
Camp closure is next health crisis
Camp closure is next health crisis
Sitting in a shelter made of branches and torn fabric, Amina cradles a small boy on her lap. The child is listless and shockingly thin. He is...
Evictions, business and land reform issues bubble over in Crown Mines
Evictions, business and land reform issues bubble over in Crown Mines
Langlaagte, one of the earliest gold mining regions of Johannesburg, is a divided area. Business owners want to commercialise the region but this...
Refugees saved after boat flips in the Mediterranean
Refugees saved after boat flips in the Mediterranean
Images released by the Italian navy on Wednesday captured the moment when an overcrowded boat capsized off Libya, leaving at least five people...
Refugees ripped off at state hospitals
Refugees ripped off at state hospitals
It is lunchtime in the bustling neighbourhood of Malvern in downtown Johannesburg. On a main street lined with shops a man stops in his tracks. He...
'The baby fell, but I just kept running'
'The baby fell, but I just kept running'
Emmanuel Muamba* is a softly spoken man and the corners of his eyes wrinkle every time he smiles. The autumn sun flows in through a large window at...
Xenophobia: Refugees get an sms service to report abuse
Xenophobia: Refugees get an sms service to report abuse
A new cellphone information service will enable foreigners in South Africa to report xenophobia, unlawful arrest and corruption, and to get access to...

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