Nigerians are not our enemies – ULRICH JANSE VAN VUUREN

The xenophobic attacks in Gauteng have left me concerned about the level of discrimination from some South Africans towards fellow Africans. I am worried about my Nigerian friends and colleagues.


PRETORIA – Following violent protests in Pretoria on Friday, the Home Affairs department is visiting Sunnyside to assure non-nationals of government’s support. The department says South Africa has a progressive

Malusi Gigaba : Crime isn’t Nigerian

Minister reveals planned white paper on local immigration management. Crime is not better when committed by a South African, or worse when committed by an immigrant. This was the message

Home Affairs Minister calls for calm before planned march against foreigners in Tshwane

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has met organisers of a contentious planned march in Tshwane against foreign nationals planned for Friday and appealed for for calm. He said issues raised

How South Africa can turn the rising tide against vigilantism

A wave of vigilante violence has recently rocked the working class suburb of Rosettenville, south of Johannesburg. It’s the latest instalment of a now all too familiar phenomenon in South

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Malusi Gigaba blames business as xenophobia spreads

Business‚ specifically the hospitality and retail sectors‚ are being targeted by the Home Affairs Minister‚ Malusi Gigaba‚ as he addresses tensions between citizens and foreign nationals. Addressing a briefing on

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We’re coming to get you‚ Gigaba warns businesses employing undocumented foreigners

Gigaba was referring to the arrests in Pretoria of scores of undocumented foreign nationals employed by three Spar supermarkets. Speaking in Cape Town on Thursday‚ the minister said 19 women

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Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga :I know who instigated anti-immigrant march

Johannesburg – Those who instigated violent protests around parts of Tshwane in the lead-up to the 2016 municipal elections were responsible for the violence in Atteridgeville during the anti-immigrant march

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This is our country. We can’t go – Nigerian man on anti-immigrant march

Johannesburg – Foreign nationals involved in a tense stand-off with marchers protesting their presence in Pretoria said on Friday that South Africa is their home. “This is my country. We

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba : Nigerian vs South African kill count ugly:

Should we start counting how many South Africans have died in South Africa at the hands of Nigerians? This is the question posed by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba in