South Africa: The Invisible Scars of War
The psychosocial needs of migrants and refugees are usually overlooked as governments and NGOs focus on meeting their more obvious need for food, shelter and documentation.
A "transporter" who helps smuggle Zimbabweans into South Africa across the border fence.
The Herald, 21 December 2011
While most nations are dependent to some extent on the world's 214 million migrants for skills and labour, few ensure these migrants have access to their health systems, something ... read more »
South Africa: Catch-22 for Unaccompanied Child Refugees
UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 19 August 2011
At the age of 15, Nestor Tata watched rebel soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) kill his father and not long afterwards came home from school to find the murdered ... read more »
Medecins Sans Frontieres, 27 July 2011
Médecins Sans Frontières' (MSF) is gravely concerned that South African authorities' strategies to address migration do nothing to resolve the greater humanitarian ... read more »
South Africa: On Migrants And Movement (opinion)
The South African Civil Society Information Service, 14 December 2010
There are currently about 200 million people living outside their countries of birth. Worldwide the rate of migration grew at six percent a year during the 1990s, a rate faster ... read more »
New Vision, 16 October 2010
Hundreds of Ugandans lured to South Africa with promises of education and job opportunities have ended up on Johannesburg streets empty-handed. read more »