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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 SASSA scandal currently unfolding is probably the most dramatic expression of how far the African National Congress (ANC) has travelled. Under apartheid, its activists were associated with laying down their lives in defending and advancing the interests of the…

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The people of South Africa are in trouble! We do not have a president and a government with a progressive vision and political will for the country. They are not in tune with the deep concerns of…

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Several campuses at Walter Sisulu University have been shut down and registration has been frozen following a dispute over fees. Students are demanding free registration for students from quintile one,…

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On 10 January 2017 South African photo journalist Shiraaz Mohamed was kidnapped in Syria by unknown armed men. Mohamed, an independent photographer, was on assignment in Syria, to work with NGO…

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February 1990 stands out as the most important month in South Africa’s history. This month divides South Africa’s history into two parts. The first, 1652 to 1989, represents the period of institutionalised racism and political oppression of black and indigenous…

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The residents of Freedom Park and Centre for Applied Legal Studies had a consultative meeting with those affected with the allocations of RDP houses in the area. The meeting was attended by CALS, and UJ #FeesMustFall students. The purpose of

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