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JOBURG MAYOR HERMAN MASHABA TO TAKE HOME AFFAIRS TO COURT OVER PERMITS

JOHANNESBURG – Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba is preparing to take court action against the Department of Home Affairs. He wants them to issue permits to all qualifying foreign nationals and

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JOBURG MAYOR HERMAN MASHABA SMOKES PEACE PIPE OVER MIGRANTS

AFRICA Diaspora Forum chairman Marc Gbaffou and Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba have kissed and made up. The two had been at each other’s throats after comments made by Mashaba were

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TINUBU FINALLY SPEAKS ON HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH BUHARI

Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said that the speculations that he is not in good terms with President Buhari was nothing but fake news.

WHY I WON’T WEAR BLACK TO SUPPORT WHITE FARMERS

I won’t be wearing black for the murdered white farmers. I won’t be signing the petition to create awareness and I won’t be sharing pictures of blood splattered walls on

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END OF APARTHEID IN SOUTH AFRICA? NOT IN ECONOMIC TERMS

Political liberation has yet to translate into material gains for blacks. As one woman said, “I’ve gone from a shack to a shack.” By PETER S. GOODMAN Photography by JOAO

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INTEGRATE FOREIGNERS INTO LOW-COST HOUSING PROGRAMMES: RESEARCHERS

Researchers have proposed that local governments integrate foreign nationals into their low-cost housing programmes. Matthew Wilhelm-Solomon‚ lecturer at the University of Witwatersrand’s department of social anthropology‚ said the provision of

HERE’S WHY HOME ROBBERIES AND HIJACKINGS ARE SOARING IN SOUTH AFRICA

Hijackings and house robberies — the crimes South Africans fear the most — have increased‚ along with murder. Police released the country’s annual crime statistics on Tuesday showing a rise

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FIRMS WITH FOREIGNERS DOING WORK INCOMPATIBLE WITH VISAS CAN BE FINED

Institute for Race Relations CEO Frans Cronje said it was always a good thing to attract highly skilled migrants, particularly those who start businesses. The head of immigration at Immigration

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ROCHAS AND ZUMA’S STATUE: AN INSENSITIVE ABERRATION

We observed with consternation and disgust the shameful event that was the erection of the statue in Owerri honouring Jacob Zuma the president of South Africa by the Governor of

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OBAMA’S CHOSEN THE COOLEST ARTIST KEHINDE WILEY FOR HIS OFFICIAL PRESIDENTIAL PORTRAIT

This is the incredible work of New York-based artist, Kehinde Wiley. He’s the first black artist to ever be commissioned to paint a presidential portrait for the Smithsonian (the gallery