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Herman Mashaba wants you to forget

When considering Herman Mashaba’s new political plans, the South African public must reckon with the former mayor of Johannesburg's actual record

Xenophobia chips away at the African notion of ubuntu

The multifaceted and complex issues facing the continent can only be tackled effectively together

Southern African countries ‘struggling’ to protect human rights, says HRW

Rights group calls for South Africa to show stronger leadership

Telling the complex story of ‘medical xenophobia’ in South Africa

The experiences of non-nationals in SA’s public health care system are more complex and varied than implied by the dominant discourse on "medical

Migration system is ‘xenophobic’

Despite the home affairs minister stating otherwise, Africans who have fled to SA from horrific conflict are still living in fear

The idealism of #ImStaying has its limits

How does one cope with living in South Africa? Positive narratives and acts of charity that don’t tackle institutional problems aren’t enough

Justice cluster details crime busting plan, insists unrest is not xenophobic

On Tuesday the justice, crime prevention and security (JCPS) cluster outlined several interventions to help quell recent violent incidents

A new narrative could tackle anti-migrant crisis

Faced with the same problem, South Africa is turning to the familiar toolkit to explain a recurrent problem.

By the time there are xenophobic attacks, you’re practically a refugee yourself

It makes no sense that the only foreign nationals who are being scapegoated are those who happen to be black

EDITORIAL: Lead us out of this deathly silence

South Africans have been crying out for leadership, longing for an official condemnation of the scourges of gender-based violence and xenophobia

Law and order essential to democracy

We cannot as citizens remain silent while opportunistic looting, accompanied by violence, continues and our fellow Africans continue to be humiliated

We’re a violent, hating nation

Men violate women, we detest foreigners, we loot — and 5 000 workers will lose their jobs and homes because their bosses are thieves

Ramaphosa calls for calm amid protests against gender-based violence, promises action

The president says the state should oppose bail and parole for rapists and killers of women and children

South Africa is burning: femicide, xenophobia and protests

South Africans and migrants alike struggle to lead dignified lives. People are desperate and fed up

Scores arrested in looting, xenophobic protests

At least 70 people have been arrested since hundreds of people marched through Johannesburg's Central Business District on Monday

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