Author

 
Kathleen Chaykowski

Kathleen Chaykowski

    Lifting the veil on migrants and myths
    Lifting the veil on migrants and myths
    In 1999 Yaguine Koita (15) and Fode Tounkara (16) from Guinea were found dead in the landing gear of a plane in Belgium. In the one's pocket was a...
    Art provides a new way of living
    Art provides a new way of living
    Two mosaic-covered pillars support the highway in Bertrams, Johannesburg's oldest suburb. It's a rundown place where jobs are scarce and drugs are...
    Right 2 Know calls to scrap secrecy Bill
    Right 2 Know calls to scrap secrecy Bill
    The Protection of Information Bill remains an imminent threat to freedom and transparency, and should be scrapped and redrafted, the Right 2 Know...
    Home affairs shrugs off 'fatal' stampede
    Home affairs shrugs off 'fatal' stampede
    Two migrants were allegedly killed and several injured at a refugee centre in Pretoria earlier this week during a stampede, according to witnesses....
    Smooth sailing as home affairs beats Zim permits deadline
    Smooth sailing as home affairs beats Zim permits deadline
    Home Affairs successfully met its July 31 deadline for adjudicating Zimbabweans' applications for permits, the department announced in Pretoria on...
    Zimbabweans brace for deportation
    Zimbabweans brace for deportation
    Confusion about the future of Zimbabweans in South Africa deepened this week after the home affairs department suggested that those who have...
    Refugees face corruption and long queues in a bid for permits
    Refugees face corruption and long queues in a bid for permits
    Desperation is mounting for undocumented Zimbabweans waiting for permits needed ahead of the July 31 deadline if they are to avoid the risk of...
    SA cellphones easy targets for hackers
    SA cellphones easy targets for hackers
    Hacking into cellphone voice messages on a grand scale is "easily plausible" in South Africa, says Dominic White, a security specialist at...
    Time could run out for asylum-seekers
    Time could run out for asylum-seekers
    The amount of time asylum seekers have to apply for refugee status after entering South Africa could be reduced from 14 days to five if the...
    Are the inmates in charge of asylum?
    Are the inmates in charge of asylum?
    A long queue stretches outside the entrance to the Marabastad Refugee Reception Office, where asylum seekers and their families camp out for days,...
    Avoiding the X word -- Jo'burg responds to refugees
    Avoiding the X word -- Jo'burg responds to refugees
    Johannesburg, a favoured destination for migrants and refugees from around Africa and the world, is examining its migration policies -- belatedly,...