Soweto lootings: No programmes in place to prevent future tension - Cormsa

2019-08-15 16:28

The Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa says it is concerned about attacks on foreign nationals and economic migrants who own spaza shops in Soweto, Johannesburg.

Foreign-owned shops looted in Soweto

2019-08-14 23:59

Foreign-owned shops were targeted in Soweto as some residents went on a looting spree.

The elephant in the room: The crisis of SA's porous borders

2019-07-04 10:56

The issue of undocumented persons is a pressing matter. We must be frank and honest with one another as is expected of people who hold the interests of South Africa close to heart, writes Herman Mashaba.

WATCH: Racist attacks on the rise in Italy, independent monitors warn

2019-06-19 13:24

The NGO Lunaria says the increase in the number of attacks is linked to the hostile political atmosphere.

‘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.


'When our children say they don't want foreigners around, there is nothing I can do to help' - elderly Soweto resident

2019-08-15 14:00

An elderly Soweto property owner says she has no other choice but to support residents calling on foreigners to leave the country, even though she rents out a room to a foreign businessman.

Psychologists break down the insecurities that fuel white supremacists

2019-08-11 12:44

Experts suspect people who are narcissistic, paranoid, and aggressive are more likely to adopt white nationalism.

World Refugee Day: South Africans skeptical about foreigners' motives, study finds

2019-06-20 17:30

A recent Ipsos global study, coinciding with World Refugee Day, shows that 71% of South Africans tend to be more supportive of refugees seeking sanctuary, even though 66% of those polled doubt their motivation.

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.

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