HEADLINES: Durban refugee camp closure, Eskom funding & Greece economy

In today's news headlines: the last refugee camp in Durban closes, Government sells its stake in Vodacom to fund Eskom and Greece's bailout plan expires.

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Xenophobia camp shuts down, refugees to return to communities

2015-06-28 17:18

The last 190 refugees from the wave of xenophobia that swept through Durban three months ago will be out on the streets on Tuesday when the Chatsworth camp that was set up to house the thousands who fled their homes is shut down by government.

Last refugee shelter for xenophobia victims to close

2015-06-22 18:49

The last of the shelters housing victims of xenophobia in Durban is set to close at the end of the month.

Emmanuel Sithole murder trial to begin

2015-06-22 07:51

Three youths and a minor are expected to appear in the Alexandra Magistrate's Court for allegedly killing Mozambican national Emmanuel Sithole.

Zuma denies xenophobia in AU discussion

2015-06-14 17:49

President Jacob Zuma has told African leaders during an African Union meeting on xenophobia in South Africa that South Africans were not xenophobic.

Foreigners not targeted - Radebe

2015-06-12 16:05

Parliament has heard that 42% of people arrested under Operation Fiela-Reclaim have been undocumented foreigners.

Motsepe: Africa must shake off corruption, xenophobia

2015-06-04 13:28

What matters is not what politicians say about Africa, but what investors say as they call the economic shots, warns mining magnate Patrice Motsepe.

A bad reason to drop machetes

2015-05-31 15:00

I don’t know about you, but I am really finding this “Africa liberated us” narrative rather irritating.

Numbers at xenophobia refugee camp in Durban on the rise

2015-05-26 19:15

The eThekwini Municipality says numbers at the only remaining xenophobia refugee camp in Durban are increasing instead of decreasing.

Zuma: Africans are one people

2015-05-24 16:26

President Jacob Zuma has said that South Africans had made friends with people from other parts of Africa throughout history.


Last camp for xenophobia victims closes

2015-07-01 08:17

The last camp in Durban for those displaced by xenophobic violence earlier this year has finally been closed.

Bad rap for foreign teachers in KZN

2015-06-25 12:50

Teachers in several KZN schools say they have not been paid in months because they are not South African citizens.

HRC not ready to release findings on king's alleged xenophobic remarks

2015-06-22 15:26

The South African Human Right's Commission says it has all the information now but it is not ready to release the findings on King Goodwill Zwelithini's alleged xenophobic remarks.

Mayor: Attacks against foreigners sparked by desperation

2015-06-18 07:37

South Africans are not xenophobic towards foreign nationals, they are just frustrated by having to compete for access to resources, Ekurhuleni Mayor Mondli Gungubele says.

Bashir visit overshadows Burundi as AU leaders meet in Joburg

2015-06-14 08:00

Leaders are to meet in Johannesburg for an AU summit which will be dominated by the unrest in Burundi, but could also be overshadowed by the expected presence of Sudan President Omar al-Bashir.

Xenophobia: 42% of people nabbed in army raids were in SA illegally

2015-06-12 14:07

Forty-two percent of people arrested under Operation Fiela-Reclaim were undocumented foreigners, Parliament heard today.

Body found at Durban xenophobia refugee camp

2015-06-02 15:37

The body of a man has been found hanging on a tree near the Chatsworth refugee camp for victims of Xenophobia.

Media barred from Sithole case

2015-05-27 10:57

The media has been barred entry into the Alexandra Magistrate's Court where three youths and a minor were to appear for the murder of Mozambican national Emmanuel Sithole.

Xenophobia: Zuma is inciting ethnic conflict with his ‘others’ comments, says AfriForum

2015-05-26 15:28

President Jacob Zuma is contributing to ethnic conflict with his controversial remarks over the weekend at the University of Pretoria’s Mamelodi campus, said civil-rights organisation AfriForum.

SA’s black apartheid

2015-05-24 15:00

The minds of xenophobic South Africans work in binaries of ‘us and them’, ‘insider and outsider’, ‘employed and unemployed’

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