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In November 2017, the era of Zimbabwean long time leader, Robert Mugabe came to a dramatic end. After Emmerson Mnangagwa was purged by the then president of Zimbabwe in what was a succession struggle between the aforementiond and Grace Mugabe…

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Funke Omoniyi Johnson is the founder of Mama Tee Fashion and Saidat Taiwo Oshodi is the proud owner of Sai Tai Enterprises Nigeria Limited. They are both…

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Wilson Jona and Kudakwashe Watura, are both Zimbabwean citizens who lost their jobs as labourers at a construction company in Paarl, Cape Town, after they had asked for their overtime money. “The guys had no permits so I sent them…

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An HIV-positive woman living in Cape Town claims that she was turned away at the hospital because she is a refugee. “I have no solution to the type of life I am leading. The bread winner in my family is…

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On 28 March 2017, African Diaspora Forum (ADF) organised and led a peaceful march from Pieter Roos Park to the Library Gardens in Johannesburg CBD. The march was held against the recent xenophobia attacks that have been happening in South Africa, and was attended by…

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On Saturday, a coalition of local and immigrant communities and organisations marched to Parliament to deliver a memorandum calling on government to stop inciting xenophobia…

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On 24 February 2017 an anti-immigrant march took place in Pretoria. The march was organised by Mamelodi Concerned Residents, with other Pretoria residents, who marched to Pretoria…

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I did not choose to be here in South Africa, but I came in 2010. I was in the west of the country. But first, I moved to the east part of the DRC because there was war and I…

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I am from a village that shares two borders with South Africa and Botswana. So it was easier for me to come to South Africa. Secondly the language that I speak is Ndebele so when I am in any province…

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The Rwandan National Assembly has adopted a law to make Swahili an official language of the country. The text will however have to be submitted to the Senate before being accented to by President Paul Kagame…

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