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Amadou Diallo will never be forgotten

Amadou Diallo, a Guinean man, was killed by NYPD officers 21 years ago. Today protesters still invoke his name as they fight for justice

Borders can’t stem migrants’ search for a better life

Young Vietnamese driven by poverty, made worse by climate change, became traffickers’ victims

Slice of life: ‘South Africans beat us, burn us’

South Africans are not scared to tell us that even the president doesn’t want us here; that we should go back to where we belong.

Strangers are blamed for our burdens

Politicians find quick fix ‘solutions’ in a bid to appease citizens who accept false information

EDITORIAL: Blaming migrants not on

Blaming foreigners for a nation’s problems is a tactic beloved of populist and nationalist politicians everywhere

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

US to examine migrant children in custody after second death

Guatemala called for an investigation into the boy's death and some US lawmakers angrily denounced the Trump administration's immigration policy

Top US, Mexico diplomats meet in Washington amid migrant crisis

The two countries are grappling with how to handle the thousands of Central American migrants who are camped at the common border

Are foreigners stealing your jobs and healthcare? Find out.

A 'foreign threat’ could be a convenient boogeyman in an election season where politicians will face questions about their failures. Or not?

Editorial: It’s dangerous to other foreigners

'The DA is not the only political actor in the country that is using foreigners as a convenient scapegoat for our significant economic problems'

Editorial: Hypocrisy off the field

'The truth is that the likes of France continue to benefit from migration while still waging a war on migrants'

UK interior minister Amber Rudd resigns in blow to Prime Minister May

​Britain's interior minister Amber Rudd resigned Sunday, admitting she "inadvertently misled" lawmakers about deportation targets

Macron: France will not allow another ‘Jungle’ in Calais

The government of Macron's predecessor Francois Hollande dismantled the Jungle — a squalid camp that at its height was home to some 10 000 people

Keeping your hat on in Jo’burg

An Indian immigrant-turned-milliner built the iconic Master Mansions, which stands firm amid the wind of change

Africa needs free movement

The continent needs a humane migration policy in a world that is anti-migrant and anti-black.

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Unions cry foul over SABC dismissal costs and retrenchments

Broadcaster bodies say claims that a recent skills audit is unrelated to retrenchments are ‘irrational’

Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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