The battle to remove Gordhan and ultimately President Cyril Ramaphosa from office is in full swing, writes Adriaan Basson.
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Lawyers for Human Rights says South Africa's new refugee regulations, which forbid refugees and asylum seekers from engaging in any political activity, could easily have been drafted by the Trump administration.
Those criticising the recently gazetted Refugee Amendment Act Regulations are "pessimists or prophets of doom", according to portfolio committee on home affairs chairperson Bongani Bongo.
One of the leaders of a group of refugees and asylum seekers staying in the Central Methodist Mission Church in Cape Town, has been granted bail of R2 000 on Friday when he appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.
The City of Cape Town will soon begin 'enforcement operations' against the group of refugees camping outside the Central Methodist Church in Greenmarket Square, says Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security JP Smith.
Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has dismissed criticism of amendments to refugee laws, saying the changes are aimed at closing gaps in the legislation.
Refugees who vote in their country of origin without permission – or engage in any political activity in SA – can now be deemed illegal foreigners as a result.
Three foreign nationals have been arrested for the possession of dangerous weapons after they became embroiled in an altercation involving refugees at the Central Methodist Mission in Cape Town, according to police.
An informal settlement in the centre of Boom Street in Marabastad in Pretoria has become commonly known as 'Little Zimbabwe' on account of the number of Zimbabwean nationals living there.
The Western Cape High Court has heard the City of Cape Town's application for an urgent interdict against foreign nationals living in a church, but believes a meeting should be held to find an overarching solution.
The City of Cape Town is applying for an urgent interdict to prevent a group of foreign nationals from continuing their "sit-in" at the Central Methodist Mission and allegedly flouting health and safety by-laws.
Refugees living at the Central Methodist Church in Cape Town are celebrating the return of their leader, Jean-Pierre Balous, after he was granted R2 000 bail.
Reverend Alan Storey said this has caused a "volatile" and "hostile" environment in the church.
The UN refugee agency says it is probing new allegations of fraud in its resettlement programme in Kenya and Uganda after a report in German magazine Stern alleging graft.
Refugee leader Papi Sukami has been granted bail in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court after his arrest on two robbery charges during a prolonged impasse over relocation to another country.
A second leader of the refugees and asylum seekers living in the Methodist Church in Cape Town has appeared in court.
The apparent leader of a group of refugees staying in the Cape Town Methodist Church has been arrested following complaints from other refugees of assault, says Western Cape police.
The City of Cape Town has withdrawn its application for an urgent interdict against a group of refugees in and around the Methodist Church on Longmarket Street.
The City of Cape Town does not think that more than 600 people living in squalor in a church on Greenmarket Square constitutes an emergency, it has emerged during arguments in the City's court application for an urgent interdict against foreign nationals living in the Methodist Church.
The Department of Home Affairs has announced it has verified the status of foreign nationals who protested outside the offices of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Pretoria in November.
The first remains of the 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain last month have arrived in Vietnam where they were met by huge crowds of sobbing relatives who have been waiting weeks for their return.
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