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UNHCR expected to brief Home Affairs Portfolio Committee on refugees’ crisis

9 March 2020, 1:00 AM

Parliament says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is expected to brief the Home Affairs Portfolio Committee this week on the situation of refugees in Cape Town.

UDM calls on govt to enforce laws against refugees, asylum seekers

7 March 2020, 8:01 PM

The United Democratic Movement is calling on government to enforce the laws of the country against refugees and asylum seekers who continue to disrespect the laws of South Africa.

Refugees refusing to abide by laws could be deported: Bongo

4 March 2020, 8:51 PM

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs says the deportation of foreign nationals refusing to abide by South Africa’s laws may be the only solution to the on-going crisis in Cape Town.

At least 23 killed in Niger aid stampede

18 February 2020, 2:00 AM

At least 23 people died in a stampede as Nigerian refugees rushed to get food and clothes in a community center just over the border in Niger on Monday, officials said.


City of Cape Town welcomes ruling on foreign nationals

17 February 2020, 8:38 PM

The City of Cape Town has welcomed the ruling of the Cape Town High Court allowing the City to enforce its by-laws outside the Central Methodist Church where hundreds of foreign nationals are sheltered.



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