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Reflections on George Bizos, on whose shoulders we stand

The conviction of young activists is going to play a huge role in sustaining and improving on the legacy of our struggle heroes

Citizenship can’t be taught in a module

Universities have an ethical duty to cultivate safe and inclusive spaces of recognition and respect

Schools expel children with no IDs

A case at the Makhanda high court this week could be the only hope for those who don’t have birth certificates to attend school

Systemic prejudice in the UK, and visa refusals for African academics

Accusations of racism continue to be directed towards the UK following an inquiry concerning denials of visit visas for African applicants

Democracy needs to be democratised

Too few South Africans are able to participate in systems that allow their voices to be heard

Citizens of nowhere suffer social and physical deprivations

Statelessness is an affront to human rights and a breach of international law, and countries must be forced to put an end to it

How Home Affairs was Gupta’d

Ashu Chawla’s whereabouts remain unknown and the explanation his lawyer has given to MPs eagerly anticipating his testimony is suspicious

Gigaba, Apleni to testify on day two of Gupta naturalisation inquiry

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba will testify under oath on his role in the Guptas’ alleged capture of his department

Parliament continues investigation into Gupta naturalisation

The second phase of the inquiry is set to begin on Wednesday

The faces behind SA’s citizenship nightmare

Home affairs’ continued intransigence and the private sector’s reluctance to employ legal immigrants are taking a heavy personal toll

Educate for democracy in Africa

Africans can become citizens by acting democratically and claiming their identity

Guptas show what home affairs can do

'I am confident Gigaba will demonstrate that the section 5(9)(a) process is indeed meritocratic'

Citizens Gupta: Finally clarified. Sort of.

In the hours following Gigaba's statement, it emerged that Atul is a South African citizen and that he and Rajesh are registered to vote

Gigaba says Gupta naturalisation process above board

Everything regarding the Gupta family’s naturalisation was above board and to the law

ANC has damaged our humanity

Eusebius writes that South African are united and they are "unanimously pissed off".

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Introducing Greening the Future 2020

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Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation