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Education system fails undocumented learners

Despite a court order, the education system is failing learners who do not have documents, both those born here and those from other countries

First bodies of UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam for burial

The bodies of 31 men and eight women were discovered in a refrigerated lorry in an industrial state in Essex, east of London, on October 23.

Trump’s hostility to immigration runs contrary to the facts

The United States administration’s inhumane treatment of migrants will not fix the system — it needs to be constructively overhauled, not destroyed

As US agents prepare to arrest ‘thousands,’ undocumented people live in fear

Agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are expected to hit the streets of at least 10 major American cities

Border kids search for a better life

Unaccompanied Mozambican teenagers regularly attempt to cross into South Africa

Migrants happy to see end of family separations at US border

Twenty-three hundred children have been forcibly taken from their parents since the implementation of this zero tolerance policy two months ago

Winter Olympics calling for Ghana’s skeleton ace

After failing to qualify as a sprinter, Ghana's Akwasi Frimpong is set to become the second athlete from West Africa to compete in Pyeongchang

​Bigots like Donald Trump and Herman Mashaba fuel hatred

Immigrants, illegal of not, will continue to traverse the globe in search of a better life

Trump says illegal immigrants ‘have to go’

The millions of undocumented immigrants living in the US must leave, Donald Trump said as he unveiled his immigration platform.

Pinetown truck driver sentenced to eight years and 10 months

Sanele Goodness May pleaded guilty to: culpable homicide, fraud, entering SA illegally, being in possession of fake licences and two other charges.

Xenophobia violates Health Act and migrants’ rights to care

Refugees run the border crossing gauntlet of lions, rivers, rape and theft hoping for a better life.

Hunger strikers: ‘They shot us in the head at Lindela’

Foreign detainees being held at Lindela Repatriation Centre say guards got violent to end their passive protest against conditions in the facility.

Refugee school fights for survival

Teachers face an uphill battle to educate immigrant children stranded in no-man’s land.

Protester: Israel treats us like criminals

Thousands of African asylum seekers have taken to the streets of Tel Aviv criticising the state's long-term detention of illegal immigrants.

Zimbabwe wants SA to keep its citizens

The cost of deporting illegal Zimbabwean immigrants is huge and has prompted calls for South Africa to legitimise their stay.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

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Disrupt the corrupt

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