Refugees

Latin America marches sideways

Growth has slowed, which will increase poverty and fuel further social unrest, which in turn will push leaders to the political centre

Refugees going home to nowhere

Asylum seekers will leave the Cape Town church, but most do not have documents, a situation they blame on the home affairs department

Millions of refugee kids unschooled

A report on displaced people criticises governments that fail to ensure children get a good education — but recognises progress in some countries

Fear inside the church of refugees

Migrant leader accused of military-style tactics to influence people and push authorities for a chance to leave South Africa

Refugees allegedly assault religious leaders, human rights officials in Cape Town

Religious leaders are helping to mediate an impasse between asylum seekers, the United Nations, and Home Affairs

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.

Cape Town police action against refugees under scrutiny

On Wednesday, police approached the Waldorf Arcade building to evict hundreds of refugees, but the manner in which they did is now being questioned

Police and migrants clash in downtown Cape Town

The migrants are calling on the United Nations to help them be repatriated to other countries, including Canada and Australia

Refugees in Greece face rising hostility

A new government is getting 'tough' on immigration – but local organisations provide crucial support

Durban refugee office turns away asylum applicants

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

South Africa not co-operating in arrest of genocide suspect — UN court

Since 2010, the tribunal has handled outstanding and ongoing cases from the former International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

Rich nations ‘not helping’ refugees

Conflict in Ethiopia has displaced masses of people, but relief efforts are under-funded

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.