South Africa contributes troops to SADC mission to the DRC

In fulfilling South Africa’s international obligation towards the Southern African Development Community (SADC) mission to support the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), President Cyril Ramaphosa ordered the employment of 2900 members of the South African National Defense Force to assist in the fight against illegal armed groups in th...

By The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa 11 days ago

Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger want to leave Ecowas, a political scientist explains the fallout

Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger have sent Ecowas, west Africa’s main political union of 15 countries, a formal notice of their withdrawal from the bloc.

By The Conversation 18 days ago

Nelson Mandela's items including ID and the famous Madiba shirts listed for auction in February 2024

Former President Nelson Mandela's identity document, personal drawings, famous shirts and treasured gifts are some of former his personal items set to be auctioned next month.

By Neo Poho about 1 month ago

South Africa’s immigration proposals are based on false claims and poor logic – experts

Since the Refugees Act was passed in 1998, only about 300,000 people have been granted refugee status. Many of these have since left South Africa or needed to reapply (so they may have been counted more than once). Of these 300,000, only a small percentage have become permanent residents, let alone citizens.

By Loren B Landau - Co-Director of the Wits-Oxford Mobility Governance Lab, University of the Witwatersrand and Rebecca Walker - Research Associate at the African Centre for Migration & Society, University of the Witwatersrand 3 months ago

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