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Somali spaza shop owners take up arms

In just five years 700 Somalis have been killed in South Africa, with few if any legal repercussions

Returning refugees happy to be home, despite hardship

"The returnees are also getting extra assistance to help them settle, including $90 worth of food a month from the World Food Programme"

The stratified diasporas of Somalians

Migrants face uncertainty and, to survive, they forge identities through business and religion.

The devil is in the execution of Africa’s ideas

Poor leadership has allowed xenophobia to bloom in South Africa, causing the country to fail Africa. Or so says Dr Nkosana Moyo.

Nato says it’s winning war against Somali piracy

The threat from Somali pirates is receding but the international community must continue to work together to eliminate the menace

Bomb blast kills 10 in Kenya

At least ten people were killed in grenade attacks on Sunday at two churches in Garissa, a town in northern Kenya.

Search for kidnapped aid workers in Somalia intensifies

Kenyan security forces are scoureing border regions with war-torn Somalia in the hunt for armed kidnappers who seized four aid workers from Dadaab.

Cape Somalis ‘still being threatened’

A Somali-born moved to a predominantly coloured area of the Strand near Cape Town to escape xenophobia. But now he has been asked to close shop.

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Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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