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From brain drain to brain gain

From brain drain to brain gain   Why South African expats are returning home   Globally, the migration of people living in other countries, rather than their country...

ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA AT THE JOINT SITTING OF PARLIAMENT ON THE CRISIS...

Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Thandi Modise, Chairperson of the NCOP, Mr Amos Masondo, Honourable Members, I have called this special joint sitting of the...

An overview of the history of South African art

South Africa is home to some of the world's most ancient and beautiful art - the rock paintings of the San. It's also the scene of a host of diverse and challenging contemporary artists producing important new work.

Food and culture celebrated in District Six cookbook

District Six Huis Kombuis Food and Memory is a cookbook that combines peoples' stories with food, a binding force in the community. Compiled by...

#HeartAfrica pulls emotional strings

When you leave Africa, you leave a piece of yourself behind. This yearning for the continent has sparked a campaign to show the passion Africans have for their land.

Human Rights month is ‘a time for cohesion and respect’

Justice Minister Michael Masutha called on communities to end the xenophobic looting of shops and property of foreign nationals in South Africa at an official government event held in Uithenhage to commemorate Human Rights Day.

South Africa is a top destination for asylum seekers

People seeking asylum are flocking to South Africa because of its laudable asylum policy. South Africa, however, can improve on certain issues, including how it handles people seeking refuge in the country, says a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees representative.

African nations seeks ways to stop flow of refugees to South Africa

Over three days in Zanzibar, officials from South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia, and from IOM and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees discussed the complex dynamics of migration flows from the Horn of Africa to South Africa, to find sustainable solutions to this migration crisis.

African nations seeks ways to stop flow of refugees to South Africa

Over three days in Zanzibar, officials from South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia, and from IOM and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees discussed the complex dynamics of migration flows from the Horn of Africa to South Africa, to find sustainable solutions to this migration crisis.

I Belong takes on the evil of statelessness

Four prominent South Africans have lent their support to the UNHCR's I Belong Campaign to end statelessness within a decade. Without a state, a person has no identity, and is denied access to basic human rights – even a death certificate – and is more vulnerable to human trafficking and persecution.