In their new book, photojournalists Alon Skuy and James Oatway situate their often harrowing images among contextual writing
When considering Herman Mashaba’s new political plans, the South African public must reckon with the former mayor of Johannesburg’s actual record
The multifaceted and complex issues facing the continent can only be tackled effectively together
Rights group calls for South Africa to show stronger leadership
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
Despite the home affairs minister stating otherwise, Africans who have fled to SA from horrific conflict are still living in fear
How does one cope with living in South Africa? Positive narratives and acts of charity that don’t tackle institutional problems aren’t enough
On Tuesday the justice, crime prevention and security (JCPS) cluster outlined several interventions to help quell recent violent incidents
Faced with the same problem, South Africa is turning to the familiar toolkit to explain a recurrent problem.
It makes no sense that the only foreign nationals who are being scapegoated are those who happen to be black
South Africans have been crying out for leadership, longing for an official condemnation of the scourges of gender-based violence and xenophobia
We cannot as citizens remain silent while opportunistic looting, accompanied by violence, continues and our fellow Africans continue to be humiliated
Men violate women, we detest foreigners, we loot — and 5 000 workers will lose their jobs and homes because their bosses are thieves
The president says the state should oppose bail and parole for rapists and killers of women and children
South Africans and migrants alike struggle to lead dignified lives. People are desperate and fed up
At least 70 people have been arrested since hundreds of people marched through Johannesburg’s Central Business District on Monday
All political parties in SA try to mobilise voters based on their and voters’ xenophobia and they’re outdoing each other
Xenophobic violence condemned by both the ANC and DA as the May 8 elections moves closer
The research is a rare look into international students’ experiences at a local university
"Do liberals care to chip away at inequality in the spaces they control?"
In this ‘combustible environment’ shopkeepers attack foreign shop owners, but departments too are brutal.
Operation Fiela has such wide objectives one can’t help but conclude that it is actually a ruse to criminalise Africans.
There seems to be a link between Eskom’s loadshedding and bouts of xenophobic violence.
The hatred is not only on the streets; it is in boardrooms and in the state – and it’s planned.
The International Criminal Court could step in and effectively overrule the National Prosecuting Authority if the NPA does not or cannot act.
We only notice the problem when the persons concerned happen to be seized by a moment of indiscretion or when their ambitions get the better of them.
If publishing a shocking image can do something to cut through the smugness, then it is worth some offence and discomfort.
Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini says he welcomes the investigation by the SAHRC, but the media must also be probed for its role in the violence.
Home Affairs has issued a stern warning that those perpetuating xenophobic violence will be found and dealt with to the full might of the law.
Expect more violence until the acceptance that it is a valid tool of political expression is addressed.
The Security Industry Alliance said the Private Security Regulation Bill will come under breach of South Africa’s international trade obligations.