Sisulu allays fears of xenophobia as elections loom

2019-04-30 17:30

International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has assured regional election observers that there is no need to worry about incidents of xenophobia in the run-up to the elections.

Group threatens farmer

2019-04-12 15:36

A farming operation in the Donnybrook area, which pays out R2 million in monthly salaries, has had to turn to court to keep its doors open.

The problem is not Xenophobia, but a different type of phobia

2019-04-08 18:00

South Africa has again been rocked by attacks on foreign nationals. The police swiftly responded to calm the situation down. What has been poor, however, is how we have characterised this problem, writes Austil Mathebula.

Dirco to urgently meet police minister, African ambassadors over KZN xenophobia

2019-04-05 07:23

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation is expected to host an urgent meeting with the Minister of Police and African ambassadors, following a spate of xenophobic attacks in KwaZulu-Natal.

Xenophobic attacks: 'I go to Malawi with a heavy heart'

2019-04-02 18:56

"We do not want to go. Burnwood was a peaceful place. I go to Malawi with a heavy heart," Wrightwell Saka says, as he leaves for his homeland following xenophobic attacks.

Ramaphosa condemns xenophobia, warns of action against criminals

2019-04-01 14:20

President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned violence against foreigners in South Africa and has called on law enforcement agencies to act against those who commit xenophobic crimes.

R2K condemns attacks on foreign nationals in KZN

2019-03-29 17:01

The Right to Know campaign has called on authorities to bring an immediate end to violent attacks on foreign nationals in KwaZulu-Natal.

Linking attack on foreign nationals burnt to death to xenophobia is 'premature' - KZN government

2018-12-20 14:40

The KwaZulu-Natal provincial executive council says blaming xenophobia for the recent deaths of two foreign nationals before a police investigation has been completed is premature.

Italian who shot at Africans in racist attack jailed for 12 years - reports

2018-10-04 06:29

A far-right sympathiser who injured six Africans during a violent revenge attack in the central Italian town of Macerata has reportedly been sentenced to 12 years in jail.

'People should swallow their pride and allow the Somalis to operate' - Ratanda community member

2018-09-04 08:28

Shops owned by immigrants, looted in Ratanda a week ago, remain closed despite many in the community wanting them to reopen.


‘No jobs for SA locals’

2019-04-15 09:38

Emotions are running high as residents raise concerns about local industries hiring more foreign nationals than locals.

How poor governance is laying fertile ground for xenophobia

2019-04-09 08:35

The failure of our government to deliver on the promises of freedom has disabled many young South Africans from competing effectively with their continental counterparts, writes Mamphela Ramphele.

Reports of attacks on foreign nationals blown out of proportion - Bheki Cele

2019-04-05 18:29

Police Minister Bheki Cele says reports on recent attacks on foreign nationals in KwaZulu-Natal were "blown out of proportion" and that the issue was about crime - not xenophobia.

Fake news about xenophobia on social media aimed at ruining brand SA - govt

2019-04-03 13:27

The government has warned South Africans not to be "duped to believe everything they read or see on social media that is purported to be about attacks on foreign nationals".

How not to handle migration in South Africa: Lessons from West Africa

2019-04-02 14:57

With the ANC and DA entering the sensitive migration issue via an election campaign, there is a very real danger that the situation might one day spiral out beyond their control, writes Mukoni Ratshitanga.

Sisulu calls urgent meeting with African Ambassadors over Durban xenophobic attacks

2019-03-30 12:57

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu has expressed serious concern about the current spate of violence against foreign nationals and damage to their properties in Kwazulu-Natal.

Debating illegal immigration: where do we draw the line?

2019-01-08 10:10

We should all desist from saying things that could exacerbate xenophobia, but we cannot kill the debate as it won't go away, writes Max du Preez.

Mashaba in Twitter spat over 'ebolas' remark

2018-11-13 18:01

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba is at the centre of a Twitter controversy after a tweet accusing some people of bringing "ebolas" into the country was perceived as xenophobic.

UNHCR calls for Soweto looters to be brought to account

2018-09-04 22:55

Those responsible for the violence during the looting of foreign-owned shops in Soweto after protests over expired food must be brought to account, says the UNHCR.

One shot dead, foreign national shops looted in Soweto violence

2018-08-29 14:14

One person has been shot dead during on-going violence in White City, Soweto, police have confirmed.

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