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FOREIGN NATIONALS ‘LIVE IN CONSTANT FEAR’ IN SOUTH AFRICA: HRW

JOHANNESBURG – Foreign nationals in South Africa suffer “routine” harassment, violence and discrimination by locals and government authorities, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday. The group said xenophobia remained

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R300,000 Relief Package For Nigerians in South Africa

NIGERIA Union South Africa (NUSA) said on Sunday that it plans R300,000 (about N6.8 million) relief package for Nigerians, whose businesses were affected by lockdown. Its President, Mr. Adetola Olubajo,

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Nigerian Union bemoan cult killings among citizens in South Africa

Nigerians in South Africa have expressed displeasure with the spate of cult-related killings among their compatriots. The President of the Nigeria Union South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, who spoke during the

Lease of Hope for Nigerians in South Africa

Ikenna Ekwerike reports that amid the ravaging global effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, needy Nigerians in South Africa are not without hope as the Nigerian Union, South Africa, is stepping

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Migrants in South Africa face hunger, xenophobia during virus lockdown

JOHANNESBURG – The car approaches the gates of the small parish church, where an army of hands await. The precious food is swiftly taken from the car boot and back

Millions expected to apply for govt relief grant

JOHANNESBURG – The labour department estimates some 4.6 million people could apply for the R350 social relief grant. This is the number of job seekers it has registered on its

Undocumented migrants escape from Lindela as guards refuse to work without protection

A group of undocumented foreigners awaiting deportation have escaped from the Lindela Repatriation Centre in Krugersdorp. Home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi visited the centre on Wednesday after reports that the

Seven arrested as police seize 91 Sassa cards and nearly R200,000 cash

Tshwane metro police arrested seven people for alleged Sassa card fraud. Police seized 91 Sassa cards and R191,671 in cash from the men. They are expected to appear in court

SA’s richest 3,500 own more than the bottom 32 million

Since the coronavirus showed its proclivity for transmission across borders and made its way to South Africa in early March, the figures on everybody’s lips have been the regular announcements

Protest over food parcels erupts in Johannesburg

A protest over food parcels has erupted at Booysens informal settlement in Eloff Street, Johannesburg, according to Johannesburg Metro Police Department spokesperson Wayne Minnaar. Residents say they have not received