Kenya’s domestic and foreign debt is at a crippling Kshs 50 trillion ($50 billion). To stall the economy’s, decline the country’s government is raising revenue through sale of citizenship, passports, permanent residency and special visa programmes.
The experiences of non-nationals in South Africa’s public health care system are more complex and varied than implied by the dominant discourse on “medical xenophobia”
In Libya, a lack of authority has allowed the ongoing kidnapping and extortion of migrants. What can European countries do to prevent the murder and torture of migrants?
Despite ugly smear campaigns to discredit them, violent threats and racist comments 23-year-olds Safiya Khalid and Nadia Mohamed who are both former refugees still managed to secure historic victories by becoming the first Somali-Americans elected to the city council of Lewiston, Maine and St Louis Park, Minnesota respectively.
Victims of latest xenophobic violence blame electioneering by politicians.
The South African government is overhauling visa regulations to promote both tourism and business travel in a bid to boost the country’s economy, which is currently in recession.
Special dispensation was meant to regularise undocumented Zimbabweans living in South Africa, but left many undocumented for years.
With many Africans celebrating France’s World Cup victory as theirs, having adopted ‘Les Bleus’ as the ‘sixth African country’ in the tournament, it begs the question: should Africans claim France’s triumph as partly theirs? Do Africans have legitimate reasons to celebrate the victory of a country still accused of causing problems on the continent?
2018 is the 18th year of the World Refugee Day event, run by the United Nations Refugee Agency as a declaration that the world supports and stands with refugees. The day also marks the launch of the ‘With Refugees’ petition, which will state the needs and potential rights of refugees to allow every one of them the opportunity to thrive and succeed – as these people did.