As much as our bodies need to occasionally detox, we also need a mental and spiritual detox, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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I've been in my country Burundi where there was war. When we came to South Africa, we knew that we were safe. But after everything I saw with the brutality of the police: it was worse; it was worse. We ran for our lives.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on all South Africans, especially South African men, to stand up against gender-based violence and xenophobia.
Police in KwaZulu-Natal are waiting for a full report from Greenwood Park Police Station into alleged xenophobic violence that has afflicted parts of the city.
Speaking from a Durban refugee camp following the xenophobic violence that displaced her, Burundian nurse Elvira Modesero speaks about her uncertain future in South Africa.
A young Zimbabwean worries there will be more attacks on foreigners, but has returned to his Durban house anyway.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has punted the African Continental Free Trade Agreement as a tool to unify the continent, amid divisions observed globally.
A total of four MTN outlets in Nigeria were last week damaged by retaliatory attacks to ongoing violence against foreign nationals in certain parts of South Africa, the telecom giant's CEO Rob Shuter has said.
Unethical businesses that employ illegal immigrants are going to be dealt with harshly, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has warned.
A wave of deadly xenophobic attacks has heightened fears that this year's season of labour strikes could fuel further aggression towards migrant workers.
The tourism industry is likely to take a hit following a wave of xenophobic attacks this month, a setback for the country which has worked hard to clean up its image.
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