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.

​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

Desperate Malawians flock to SA

Malawian immigrants come in the hope of finding jobs - but if they don’t have the proper papers, they face arrest, detention and repatriation.

The migrant who calls South Africa home

Every month Ernesto travels back to Mozambique from Sebokeng to get a new visitors' visa, and he has done so for the past 20 years.

Trading in souls: Inside the world of the people smugglers

Abu Hamada, the kingpin of the Syrian smuggling network in Egypt, earns about $90 000 a week but sees nothing wrong in profiting from migrants.

Do five million immigrants live in SA?

After the recent xenophobic violence in SA the New York Times wrote that five million immigrants call South Africa home. Is this number exaggerated?

Eritreans flee camps but find they’re in psychological prisons

Eritrea is one of the most repressive states in the world and the refugee camps offer little freedom or safety, but enslavement and abuse instead.

Mealies amaizes the locals

You might one day meet a man in overalls and workers’ boots, carrying a bagful of maize cobs on his massive shoulders.

Are there 70-million people in South Africa?

The last census estimated that there were 52-million people in SA. Recent reports cited claims by an academic that 20-million people weren't counted.

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.

Letters to the editor: January 31 to February 6 2014

Readers comment on immigrants in the Middle East, the DA's silence and linguistics, and Cope's Mosiuoa Lekota challenges the ANC on party funding.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories