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The Trump administration keeps targeting African immigrants

Cameroonians are caught between a vicious civil war at home and brutal detention and deportation measures in the countries they flee to

‘Before Night Falls’: Reinaldo Arenas breaks down (in) Fidel Castro’s Cuba

Reinaldo Arenas’s memoir reveals the contradiction of a revolutionary society ruled by an autocrat

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.

Merkel to step down as chancellor in 2021

Merkel will stagger her political exit by first giving up the leadership job of her Christian Democratic Union in December

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