OVER 6,000 NIGERIANS UNDER CRIME INVESTIGATION IN SOUTH AFRICA, SAYS HIGH COMMISSIONER

Nigeria’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Ambassador Kabir Bala, says over 6,000 Nigerians are being investigated for various crimes in the country. Kabir revealed this on Wednesday while speaking to

UNDOCUMENTED CHILDREN FACE UNCERTAIN FUTURE IN SOUTH AFRICA

Although the number of children crossing the border into South Africa on their own has dropped recently, there are still many unaccompanied minors at risk of becoming stateless. The most difficult decision Mudiwa* made was leaving her little brother behind. Fleeing her older sister’s abusive boyfriend and the prospect of

POROUS BORDERS BIGGEST THREAT TO DOMESTIC SECURITY IN SA: NEW SPY BOSS

South Africa’s porous borders are the number one threat to domestic security in the country, says newly appointed spy boss advocate Mahlodi Muofhe. Muofhe is the new head of the domestic branch of the State Security Agency (SSA). “The number one domestic threat is to ensure that our borders cease

NO PAPERS, NO SCHOOLING, NO FUTURE

A Durban mother of two is waging a Constitutional Court battle for the recognition of her family, but the Department of Home Affairs won’t hear of it. Chantel* was only 15 when she hopped the Swaziland/South African border in early 2007. She says she lived her whole life in an

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AFRICA DIASPORA FORUM CALLS ON POLICE TO FOLLOW LAW DURING RAIDS

JOHANNESBURG – The Africa Diaspora Forum (ADF) on Wednesday appealed to the police to act within the confines of the law when conducting raids following an operation in the Joburg