Refugees

Groups allege systematic French police brutality against refugees

In a year, police committed 972 human rights violations, says a group of NGOs, as Al Jazeera documents similar abuse

Migrants don’t leave their right to education behind

Schools with the right resources can help to integrate children, support them with their trauma and give them hope for a better future

Play about refugees fleeing as relevant today as it was 12 years ago

‘Every Year, Every Day I Am Walking’ has travelled to 25 countries and is back in Cape Town

Race identity policy is irrelevant to ‘new South Africans’

Immigrants self-identify differently – and they can help their new country become truly nonracial

Mali elections marred by rocket attacks, violence

The count has begun in Mali after an election marred by violence

Algeria abandons hundreds more African migrants in desert

A UN migration official has accused Algeria of leaving hundreds of African migrants stranded in the desert

Editorial: Hypocrisy off the field

'The truth is that the likes of France continue to benefit from migration while still waging a war on migrants'

The faces behind SA’s citizenship nightmare

Home affairs’ continued intransigence and the private sector’s reluctance to employ legal immigrants are taking a heavy personal toll

Letters to the Editor: June 29 to July 5

Readers write in about Neville Alexander, South Africa's immigration policies and land reform

Queer Ugandans struggle with the complexities of seeking asylum from repression

In the week that the first Pride parade was held at a refugee camp in Kenya, a commentator assesses the situation for LBGTI asylum-seekers from Uganda

Algeria abandons 13 000 refugees in the Sahara

An Associated Press report details witness accounts of migrants and refugees from Africa left to die in the Sahara Desert

Open letter to President Ramaphosa on World Refugee Day

Home affairs is blatantly disregarding the rights of refugees and perpetrating a system not unlike that of apartheid

Latest

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.