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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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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

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NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

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