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SOUTH AFRICA FAILS TO TAP INTO IMMIGRATION POT OF GOLD

Recent news reports indicate an ever-weakening South African economy, shocking unemployment levels and a worrying skills exodus. The taxpayer base is effectively being eroded as the very citizens qualified to

DAVID MAKHURA CALLS FOR STRICTER BORDER CONTROLS AS GAUTENG POPULATION SWELLS

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has called for stricter border control in the country as the province’s population continues to grow. Makhura claimed 9% of people moving to Gauteng every five

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ASYLUM SEEKERS CAN NOW APPLY FOR RESIDENCE VISAS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Constitutional Court ruling overturns Home Affairs directive If you are an asylum seeker and your application to be a refugee is refused, you are still allowed to apply for a

JESUS WAS A REFUGEE

In South Africa, roughly 79% and in the US, 75% of people identify as Christians. In SA there are whispers of the Home Affairs department denying children born of illegal

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SOUTH AFRICA’S DEMOCRATIC ALLIANCE PLAYS POPULIST IMMIGRATION CARD

As elsewhere in the world, migration is increasingly at the centre of South Africa’s public and political debate. For the first time, the country’s official opposition party, the Democratic Alliance

PRESIDENT BUHARI MEETS FIRST BLACKMAN ELECTED SENATOR IN ITALY

Mr Toni Iwobi, of Nigerian origin and domiciled in Italy for 41 years, is the first black man ever to be elected senator. On the sidelines of the 73rd United

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ROYAL MAJESTY OBA BABATUNDE ADETOKUNBO ELEJESI OF EJESI IFE KINGDOM VISITED SOUTH AFRICA

Barely in less than a month to the Association of the Yoruba in Diaspora 3rd Heritage day, One of the Ooni of Ife Royal council His Royal Majesty Oba babatunde

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RAMAPHOSA TO UNVEIL MANDELA STATUE AT UN HQ ON HERITAGE DAY

While South Africans celebrate Heritage Day on home soil on Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa will extend the country’s historic legacy by unveiling a statue of late president Nelson Mandela at

WHAT’S THE TRUE NUMBER OF UNDOCUMENTED MIGRANTS IN SOUTH AFRICA?

Researched by Gopolang Makou In his trademark black hat, South Africa’s police minister said his department will work “with lightning speed” to turn around an increase in crime. Minister Bheki

ABUSE OF NAIRA NOTE – BANK ARE TO BLAME FOR DIRTY NAIRA NOTES

According to Okarafor, the banks are to blame for this problem. “Lower denomination notes have greater velocity of circulation, meaning they are frequently in use and get abused. Several factors