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Jan Bornman
The people behind the xenophobia
The people behind the xenophobia
Sitting on a step near a rubbish bin inside the KwaMai-Mai hostel and traditional medicine market in Johannesburg, Zweli Ndaba admits he’s...
Alarming surge in xenophobic language
Alarming surge in xenophobic language
Following clashes between the police and migrant shopkeepers in central Johannesburg last week, politicians, the police and union leaders have made...
Durban refugee office turns away asylum applicants
Durban refugee office turns away asylum applicants
A staff shortage means asylum seekers are unable to make appointments to apply for refugee status, which creates an ever larger pool of...
‘Shocking’ judgment for Somali asylum seekers
‘Shocking’ judgment for Somali asylum seekers
Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) has described the Pretoria high court’s decision to dismiss an application by eight Somali asylum seekers to...
Sons and daughters of no country
Sons and daughters of no country
If amendments to the Births and Deaths Registration Act are approved, the children of migrants and other vulnerable groups might find it even more...
Decision to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity set aside by high court
Decision to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity set aside by high court
The high court in Johannesburg has set aside the decision by the department of international relations to grant former Zimbabwean first lady Grace...
DA, OUTA call for mass fuel protest
DA, OUTA call for mass fuel protest
The Democratic Alliance has called for a 20% reduction in the fuel levy and announced that it would take to the streets of Tshwane next week to...
Troubled North West gets help from UN team
Troubled North West gets help from UN team
North West Premier Job Mokgoro will on Monday welcome a technical team from the United Nations to assist the province to recover.
Five mineworkers died following a fire at a Limpopo copper mine
Five mineworkers died following a fire at a Limpopo copper mine
Five mineworkers have died and a sixth is still trapped underground after a fire broke out at a copper mine in Limpopo, according to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu)....
Duduzani Zuma back in court for second time this week
Duduzani Zuma back in court for second time this week
Days after appearing in shackles in the Johannesburg Commercial Crime Court, Duduzani Zuma is expected to appear in a different court on two...
Death toll at Sibanye-Stillwater mine rises to four, one miner still missing
Death toll at Sibanye-Stillwater mine rises to four, one miner still missing
A fourth miner has been found dead at an abandoned working area of a mine owned by Sibanye-Stillwater while a fifth miner remains unaccounted...
DA wants Scopa probe into alleged Mkhize kickback
DA wants Scopa probe into alleged Mkhize kickback
The Democratic Alliance wants the standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) to probe allegations that Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize received a R4.5-million 'kickback' in return for facilitating a R210-million loan....