Police on high alert as 'deadline' looms for foreign shop owners to close unlicensed shops in Durban

2018-05-16 16:16

KwaZulu-Natal police say they are on high alert in townships north of Durban, as the "deadline" for foreign shop owners to shut down their businesses looms.

No laws to protect SA's vulnerable groups

2018-02-10 23:59

Hate crimes motivated by xenophobia, homophobia, sexism and other forms of intolerance continue to hinder South Africa’s struggle for social justice, according to a new study.

SA's record on human rights and respect for rule of law poor - Human Rights Watch

2018-01-18 20:39

Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2018 has found that the SA government’s record on human rights and respect for the rule of law was poor, despite a robust and independent judiciary.

Man terrorised for renting shop to a Somali

2017-10-12 08:35

Elvis Volosi says a burning tyre was hurled through the living room window of his house and his car was petrol bombed while he was asleep with his family.

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WATCH: Researchers pinpoint xenophobic violence using satellite mapping

Wits University researchers used satellite mapping to locate hotspots of xenophobic violence directed at refugees.

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Xenophobia fears: 'Fewer African students enrolling at SA universities'

2017-06-09 10:06

Fewer African students are coming to universities in South Africa due to xenophobia fears and long visa delays – and it could be affecting the future rating of our universities, a professor at the University of Pretoria says.

Xenophobia, hate speech thrive unchecked in online games

2017-05-11 10:36

Spend enough time hunting terrorists in online games and you’re bound to come across players hurling xenophobic and racist taunts at each other.

DA to report Mbalula to SAHRC over Zimbabwean soldier comments

2017-04-26 21:27

The DA wants to report Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to the SA Human Rights Commission for the comments he made about former Zimbabwean soldiers illegally entering the country to rob and kill.

Joburg can't be safe haven for local or foreign criminals - Mashaba

2017-04-10 05:02

Johannesburg has been built by migrants from across the world over the past 130 years and it is a tradition he wishes to continue, Mayor Herman Mashaba says.

Love thy neighbour?

2017-04-02 08:20

At a Catholic church in Joburg, a support grouphas been created for African LGBTI refugees. Ndileka Lujabe meets three Zimbabweans who tell her why they were forced to flee the unsafe space of home to come to a less than safe space in SA.

 

Small businesses in KwaMashu, Inanda, Ntuzuma to be regulated

2018-05-16 09:25

The Durban-based North Region Business Association has demanded that shop owners who are foreign nationals shut down their businesses.

Xeno attacks haunt us

2018-01-21 05:43

Attacks on foreigners in Rustenburg give South Africans a chance to look at why we aren’t protecting all the residents in the country, write Steven Gordon, Gilbert Fokou, Yul Derek Davids and Narnia Bohler-Muller.

SAHRC to brief media on 'xenophobia' talks between Mashaba and African diaspora group

2017-10-31 06:08

The South African Human Rights Commission is expected to brief the media on the outcomes of the mediation session between the African Diaspora Forum and Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba.

Where is our leadership in nation-building?

2017-06-25 06:04

The calibre of national leadership can be a decider in generating, or stifling, national goodwill and economic recovery, writes Jeffrey Sehume.

SA hospitals do not turn away foreign nationals - Motsoaledi

2017-06-14 15:51

South African public hospitals do not turn away foreign nationals, Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi's has said to the portfolio committee on health after a Congolese woman's baby was born at Park Station.

Police can't do it all - KZN Premier Mchunu

2017-06-01 19:14

KwaZulu-Natal premier Willies Mchunu has defended police for criminal acts that the community could have prevented from occurring.

Kenya warns citizens against travelling to SA, cites 'rising wave of crime'

2017-05-09 14:41

The Kenyan government has reportedly issued a travel warning to Kenyans planning to travel to South Africa, urging them to be wary of "a rising wave of crime".

Man torched to death in possible xenophobic attack

2017-04-13 19:32

A foreign national has died when the container from which he ran a spaza shop was set alight near East London, Eastern Cape police say.

New social media research finds xenophobia rife among South Africans

2017-04-04 15:46

A new study of social media posts has found that a large number of South Africans are xenophobic.

Brothers recount Indian mob attacks leaving Africans fearful

2017-04-01 15:26

The Amalawa brothers were at the mall when the phone rang with warnings from a friend: Hurry home, mobs of Indians are attacking Africans across the area

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