The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
People were seen brushing their teeth and washing on the street after another night huddled on the pavement, in spite of regulations banning gatherings of more than 100 people.
The hundreds of refugees sleeping inside a Cape Town church, who refuse to move, have been given gloves and hand sanitiser to help them counter the risk of contracting Covid-19 by donors.
Greece has been detaining migrants and refugees, and sending them to a secret centre just a few hundred metres from the border village of Poros, a New York Times investigation has revealed.
In this video footage, pandemonium breaks out in the court, and eventually a man is seen outside on the ground wailing and being lifted into a police van by a number of police officers.
The City of Cape Town will be hosting a free concert on Greenmarket Square on Thursday to revitalise the area after refugees, who had been living there for months, were removed.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees reiterated it will not be able to resettle the large group of refugees involved in a stand-off with Cape Town's Law Enforcement Unit, which is preventing them from sleeping on pavements in the CBD.
Annie Tshimanga, originally from Congo, lost nine months of child grants when she was robbed of her Sassa card in 2017. She is still fighting for the money she is owed.
Police and City Law Enforcement remove hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers from a second church after they are removed outside the Methodist church in central Cape Town.
The visas of a number of South Africans applying for refugee status have been denied by the Australian government, according to a report by the Saturday Star.
The refugees and asylum seekers living in and around the Methodist Church on Greenmarket Square have until Friday to take up an offer to register for any assistance they may need, the City of Cape Town has said.
Hundreds of refugees who are left in limbo after their eviction from the Central Methodist Mission church, have appealed to the City of Cape Town to move them to a safe space ahead of the nationwide lockdown.
The Methodist Church of Southern Africa is in the process of bringing an eviction order against hundreds of refugees, who have been living in its Central Methodist Mission in Cape Town since last year, on the grounds of health and safety.
Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has warned that refugees conducting a sit-in at Cape Town's Central Methodist Church and near a police station will be sent back to their country if they continue.
The City of Cape Town is going back to court to get clarity on why the police are refusing to arrest a group of refugees for allegedly being in contempt of court by sleeping in public - a violation of the city's by-laws.
About 200 refugees and asylum seekers have continued their Cape Town sit-in, this time around the corner from the Cape Town Central police station.
Law Enforcement officials keep an eye on a group of refugees and prepare to once again move them, this time from a park in central Cape Town.
A group of Cape Town refugees who lived around the Central Methodist Mission Church have been forcibly removed from the premises of yet another church in the city centre. Watch.
Refugees living around the Central Methodist Mission Church in Cape Town are currently being removed along with their belongings.
Denmark will accept at least 30 refugees in the coming days as it reactivates a UN quota plan it suspended in 2016, authorities say.
The countdown has begun for the start of an interim interdict that could see the City of Cape Town clamping down on cooking, washing, and sleeping outside the Central Methodist Church on Greenmarket Square.
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