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‘Aware Migrants’ Campaign Launches in Africa as Arrivals to Italy Soar

A campaign to inform would-be migrants in Africa about the dangers of heading to Europe via the Mediterranean sea aims to reach people in...

Botswana Govt Accused of Threatening to Kill Journalists

Suspected Botswana security agents have been accused of detaining and threatening to kill three Journalists working for INK Centre for Investigative Journalism, non-governmental organisation...

Pressure Mounts on Tanzanian Camps as Burundian Refugees Flood

Pressure is mounting in Tanzanian refugee camps as the flow of refugees from Burundi continues on a large scale.  January saw the largest rate...

Mugabe’s Govt Blamed For Human Rights Violations – U.S

President Robert Mugabe’s administration is in the international spotlight again albeit for the wrong reasons over its human rights record and anti-gay policies, according...

Violence Erupts in South Africa

A group calling itself “The Mamelodi Concerned Residents” marched in Pretoria to protest against African immigrants in South Africa. The march was opposed by...

South Africa Concerned About Outbreak of Violence

The South African government is deeply concerned about threats of renewed violence against foreign nationals and says it is taking steps to deal with...

Simple Justice For Refugees in South Africa

Sixteen years ago I formed a not-for-profit agency, Simple Justice, to assist people at the bottom of the pyramid and protect their dignity.  Our...

Johannesburg Mayor Says Govt Will not Tolerate Attacks on Foreign Nationals

South Africa’s Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba has condemned threats of impending xenophobic attacks against foreign nationals, saying his city will not tolerate any lawlessness...

Wits Professor Fired Over Sexual Harassment

The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has in the past two weeks been monitoring the developments at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) with regard...

Video – #ThisFlag Pastor Arrested on Arrival in Harare

#ThisFlag Pastor Evan Mawarire jetted into Harare and was immediately arrested by President Robert Mugabe's Intelligence Police at the Harare International Airport. His lawyer  Harrison Nkomo...
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