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How Lindela became Bosasa’s meal ticket

The notorious ‘repatriation centre’ was an ‘income stream’ for Bosasa for decades as it worked the system to maximise profits

Mashaba’s xenophobic legacy

The outgoing mayor’s tweet about the arrest statistics of migrants displays both his bigotry and a misunderstanding of how crime and policing work

The people behind the xenophobia

Zweli Ndaba wrote the flyer that spurred hostel residents and truck drivers to take part in the shutdown that led to the violence in Jo’burg

Alarming surge in xenophobic language

Populist politicians increasingly blame migrants for a range of problems. At home, the government, police and even trade unionists are doing the same.

Durban refugee office turns away asylum applicants

A staff shortage means asylum seekers are unable to make appointments to apply for refugee status

Death toll at Sibanye-Stillwater mine rises to four, one miner still missing

​A fourth miner has been found dead at an abandoned working area of a mine owned by Sibanye-Stillwater while a fifth miner remains unaccounted for

DA wants Scopa probe into alleged Mkhize kickback

​The DA wants Scopa to probe allegations that Cogta Minister Zweli Mkhize received a R4.5-million 'kickback' in return for facilitating a PIC loan

ANC says Emfuleni mayor back on the job

​Jacob Khawe is back in his position as mayor of Emfuleni after resigning earlier this week after just six months on the job

Former top cop Khomotso Phahlane and wife back in court

The disgraced former top cop, his wife and a car dealer are expected back in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria

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