REFUGEES

Port Elizabeth’s peace builders are making communities safer for immigrants

“The peace builders are trained to resolve conflicts between immigrants and local people”

By Joseph Chirume - 21 June 2018
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Refugees march for legal recognition

“There is no way for me to better my life without having papers in this country”

By Thembela Ntongana - 20 June 2018
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African Diaspora Forum condemns comments by Mkongi, Mashaba

“We would like to remind the mayor, that foreign nationals have no expectations to be provided free houses”

By Ihsaan Haffejee - 1 August 2017
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Refugee Amendment Bill “restricts and excludes” says attorney William Kerfoot

Children’s education could be affected

By Natalie Pertsovsky - 21 April 2017
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PE refugee centre remains closed in defiance of court order

Applications from new asylum seekers should have been accepted from 9 February

By Joseph Chirume - 19 February 2016

When can the police detain you for not showing documents?

Many immigrants are detained arbitrarily

By Prashianne Hansraj and Fundi Moyo - 4 February 2016
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Grants available for refugee organisations

A number of community-based refugee organisations in Cape Town are racing to meet the deadline for a project rolled out last year by the European Union

By Bernard Chiguvare - 2 February 2016