With an estimated 1.6 million foreign-born individuals living in South Africa in 2016, those sentenced for contact crimes make up only 0.21% of the migrant community. This is hardly sound basis for blaming all migrants for the increase in crime … More Xenophobia in South Africa: Are migrants to blame for the increase in crime?
It is undeniable that South Africa has a problem with xenophobia with a worrying trend in recent years of an increase in the number of violent attacks targeted at foreigners of black African descent. … More Why is violent xenophobia on the rise in South Africa?
Remittance flows into developing nations are more than three times that of official development aid and tend to be more stable than private investment or development aid … More Money and the rule of law in Southern Africa
This case poses the Constitutional Court with the challenge of deciding whether South African courts have authority to try individuals for terrorist acts committed outside South Africa. … More International terrorism and South Africa