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Alarming surge in xenophobic language
Alarming surge in xenophobic language
Following clashes between the police and migrant shopkeepers in central Johannesburg last week, politicians, the police and union leaders have made...
MTN's Nigeria listing: View from the stock exchange floor in Lagos
MTN's Nigeria listing: View from the stock exchange floor in Lagos
Lagos — At exactly 2.30pm, when the stock market closed on Thursday, MTN Nigeria's chairperson Pascal Dozie and Ferdi...
Populist politicians’ power-plays
Populist politicians’ power-plays
Despite a hard line on immigrants by leaders of both the ANC and the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the run-up to the May 8 elections, the two parties...
The words we use do matter
The words we use do matter
I have frequently overheard conversations about the use of “they” as a personal pronoun. Almost without fail it starts like this:
​Xenophobia a convenient scapegoat for Rosettenville and Mamelodi
​Xenophobia a convenient scapegoat for Rosettenville and Mamelodi
A high-level government delegation led by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has been deployed to Johannesburg south after a spate of targeted...
Inequality and poverty drive xenophobia
Inequality and poverty drive xenophobia
The government’s response to xenophobia has been dubious and superficial, local and international human rights organisations said following the...
Is identity South Africa’s be-all and end-all?
Is identity South Africa’s be-all and end-all?
September 17 2015. I flew from my home in Uganda and found myself, for the first time, in Johannesburg, South Africa. It was the start of a...
[Video]FIDH: Inquiry into SA xenophobic attacks needed
[Video]FIDH: Inquiry into SA xenophobic attacks needed
A major human rights group calls for an inquiry into SA's xenophobic attacks, saying the state should ensure the security of all within their borders.
Parly committee mulls how to stem xenophobic attacks
Parly committee mulls how to stem xenophobic attacks
A parliamentary committee probing South Africa’s recent xenophobic attacks agreed on Friday that the views of ordinary citizens should be sought,...
Xenophobia starts 'at the top'
Xenophobia starts 'at the top'
The African continent is yet to forgive South Africa for the xenophobic attacks on African migrants and, more than six weeks later, many Africans...
[Video]Voices from the Camps: Elvira
[Video]Voices from the Camps: Elvira
Elvira Modesero fled civil conflict in Burundi for SA. She has been living in a displacement camp in Durban since the March xenophobic attacks.
Xenophobia: Residents from Marathon squatter camp share their views
Xenophobia: Residents from Marathon squatter camp share their views
The last wave of xenophobic attacks in April saw a number of foreign nationals uprooted from their homes. Many took refuge in camps erected by the...

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