Immigration

Why Africans can’t move freely within their own continent

As things currently stand, only four mem​ber states (Mali, Niger, Rwanda and Sao Tome & Principe) have ratified the free movement protocol

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

Warren leads Democrats in spirited first 2020 debate

The biggest American political debate since the 2016 presidential campaign is occurring over two nights in Miami

Immigration Act upended by legal chaos

Every foreigner, including investors, has to hurdle ignorant officials and a multiplicity of ‘laws’

Home affairs minister abdicates his duties

Our Constitution requires a humane treatment of people but functionaries fail to recognise this

US states sue Trump over border wall emergency

Trump announced the emergency on Friday in order to bypass Congress

Migrants and refugees make a significant contribution

Migrants and refugees also face gross discrimination from the communities they settle in

Malema and the like are no different to Trump

The so-called left in South Africa treats the media in much the same way as the US president, pointing to a troubling slide towards fascism

Sons and daughters of no country

If amendments to the Births and Deaths Registration Act are approved, children of migrants might find it even more difficult to access basic services

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?

Immigration white paper critically flawed

A product of the Zuma era, it reflects xenophobia and vilifies human rights groups and lawyers

Trump hits election trail threatening troop surge on Mexico border

Trump hopes to fire up core Republican voters and spur the party to retain dominance of both chambers of Congress.

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it