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These are the most in-demand job skills in South Africa at the start of the year

Job site CareerJunction has published its latest jobs index, showing which skills are in the greatest demand in South Africa right now as we begin a new year. The CareerJunction

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Foreign refugees in South Africa have just been banned from political activity – as SA builds ‘a paper wall’ against immigration

Refugees now face deportation from South Africa if they engage in any political activity related to their country of origin – including voting in elections. Asylum seekers and refugees have

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No bail for refugee leader

CAPE TOWN – Cape Town refugee leader Jean-Pierre Balous has been denied bail. He made a brief appearance in a Cape Town court on Friday morning. Balous was arrested on

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More than 120 undocumented foreigners arrested at Durban beachfront

More than 120 undocumented foreign nationals have been arrested at the Durban beachfront. They were arrested during Police Minister Bheki Cele’s walkabout in the area. The majority of those taken

TELLING THE COMPLEX STORY OF ‘MEDICAL XENOPHOBIA’ IN SOUTH AFRICA

The phrase “medical xenophobia” is often used to describe the negative attitudes and practices of South African health care professionals towards refugees and migrants. It is used whenever foreign nationals are denied

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CONSULAR URGES NIGERIANS ABROAD TO BEHAVE WITHIN CONFINES OF HOST’S LAWS

He spoke about efforts between Nigeria and South Africa to strengthen their relations. Nigeria Consul General in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, has urged Nigerians living in South Africa to go about

EIGHT SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE OFFICERS FACE TRIAL OVER NIGERIAN’S DEATH

Eight South African police officers have appeared before the Pretoria High Court for the alleged killing of a Nigerian. They were arraigned on Monday before the court on murder and

FLOOD WARNING ISSUED AS HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED TO HIT INTERIOR REGIONS OF SA

JOHANNESBURG – There are warnings of flooding in interior parts of the country with more rain expected this week. The South African Weather Service on Tuesday said severe thunderstorms could

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FANS ARE CONVINCED THEY’VE FOUND THE NIGERIAN BONANG MATHEBA

South African Twitter users immediately noticed a striking resemblance between Nigerian media personality, Toke Makinwa and local media personality Bonang Matheba. Nigerian media personality, Toke Makinwa recently shared pictures of

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EMPOWERMENT AND SKILLS FOR WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA

“I am a woman. I am powerful, I am a role model, and I am intelligent. I have a heart of gold.” This is what one of the students of