Melanie Verwoerd | Saving thousands of lives: the good foreigners can do

2020-01-08 05:00

Every now and then people visit South Africa, only to find that their hearts are touched in a way that ties them forever to the men, women and children of our beautiful land, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Foreigners under fire

2019-01-30 16:40

The KZN provincial government has come under heavy criticism following Tuesday’s clampdown on foreign national-owned shops it claimed were operating illegally, with human rights groups describing the move as xenophobic.

Shapiro on R98bn JSE blunder: Stats don't mean anything

2016-07-25 10:00

Investors should not be alarmed by the JSE’s computer glitch that caused it to misrepresent foreign sellers of SA equities as net buyers of R98.10bn worth of stocks.

Foreigners with Ebola won't be let into SA for treatment

2014-08-04 15:26

According to National Institute for Communicable Diseases, foreign nationals with a confirmed diagnosis of Ebola will not be let into SA for treatment.

Don't fear foreign skills

2014-02-21 07:13

SA should recognise the contribution of foreigners, writes Mzwandile Jacks.

Riots in Diepsloot after shooting

Two Zimbabwean men were shot dead in the Johannesburg township of Diepsloot Sunday. Several foreign-owned shops have been looted since. Watch a video about the tension.

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Xenophobia crisis in context

2008-05-22 12:00

Foreigners living in South Africa have been forced to leave their homes for their own safety. Watch our updated multimedia presentation summarising the events of the last few days.

Violence in Alexandra & Diepsloot

2008-05-15 12:00

At least three people have been killed, dozens injured, and hundreds displaced in what are believed to be xenophobic attacks in Alexandra and Diepsloot townships, Johannesburg, which started on Sunday 11 May.


Foreigners sell rand assets at record pace as Eskom woes mount

2019-07-29 21:29

Foreigners are ditching South African assets at the fastest pace on record as concern mounts that the government will lose its last investment-grade rating.

New bill will set out unique land ceilings

2017-03-24 09:29

A new bill that will set out unique land ceilings for various districts in the country has been published in the Government Gazette for public comment.

JSE's R98bn foreign buy blunder

2016-07-25 00:24

A computer glitch has caused the JSE to hugely misrepresent foreign sellers of SA equities as net buyers of R98.10bn worth of local stocks from May to July 20.

German tolls for foreign car drivers?

2014-07-08 11:11

Germany doesn't have road tolls for cars - trucks yes, cars no - but is now planning to install a system to target for cars from other countries.

As a foreigner I could add no value to BBBEE

2013-09-04 07:37

A Fin24 user tells how she beat the odds to succeed as a highly educated foreigner in South Africa.

Soetwater refugee camp

2008-05-27 12:00

News24's Lauren Clifford-Holmes headed to Soetwater refugee camp in Cape Town to see the conditions people are living in. Soetwater houses around 3000 refugees at the moment.

Xenophobic violence into second week

2008-05-19 12:00

Xenophobic violence continues to spread across Gauteng. As the death toll rises to 22, and shocking images emerge in the national news media, News24 continues to publish photographs from across the country.

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