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Systemic prejudice in the UK, and visa refusals for African academics
Systemic prejudice in the UK, and visa refusals for African academics
Accusations of institutional racism continue to be directed towards the United Kingdom’s Home Office following a parliamentary inquiry...
Libra: How Zucked are we really?
Libra: How Zucked are we really?
Almost two Chinas. This is the number of people who use Facebook’s platforms. If just half of them used Libra, the Facebook-led digital currency...
Libra, the cryptocurrency spearheaded by Facebook, arrives
Libra, the cryptocurrency spearheaded by Facebook, arrives
The development of a new blockchain-based, global digital currency spear-headed by Facebook was announced on Tuesday, in a move that has been...
Immigration Act upended by legal chaos
Immigration Act upended by legal chaos
Hidden in South Africa’s immigration system is the secret to its overriding objective: legal chaos, the primary barrier to the entry of foreigners....
Home affairs minister abdicates his duties
Home affairs minister abdicates his duties
In the scheme of South Africa’s immigration legislation, the minister of home affairs has specific roles to play as a decision-maker. While his...
Home affairs takes a (confusing) step in the right direction
Home affairs takes a (confusing) step in the right direction
The unexpected release by home affairs of new draft immigrations regulations last week has come as a surprise to many. The document, titled Draft...
Unabridged birth certificates scrapped in time for festive season
Unabridged birth certificates scrapped in time for festive season
As the festive season approaches, the department of home affairs will scrap regulations requiring parents travelling with minors to present an...
Lesbian couple finally get a visa but it’s a ‘housewife’ permit
Lesbian couple finally get a visa but it’s a ‘housewife’ permit
After battling for more a year and going to court twice, Wendy Kessman and Nomfundo Ngidi, a lesbian couple, have finally been granted a visa —...
Canada denies visa to Angolan anti-corruption crusader
Canada denies visa to Angolan anti-corruption crusader
Rafael Marques de Morais, the multi-award winning investigative journalist and human rights defender from Angola, was last week denied a visa to...
Australian home affairs minister considers fast-tracking visas for white SA farmers
Australian home affairs minister considers fast-tracking visas for white SA farmers
Australian Minister of Home Affairs Peter Dutton on Wednesday said his department is looking into methods that would facilitate the fast-tracking...
UK aid chief warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal
UK aid chief warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal
Britain warned on Wednesday it would cut off ties with foreign aid charities that cover up sex scandals after revelations involving Oxfam, which...
Australia warns Commonwealth athletes not to overstay visas
Australia warns Commonwealth athletes not to overstay visas
Australia on Tuesday warned athletes planning to compete in the Commonwealth Games this April that anyone caught overstaying their visas after the...

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