Despite regular incidents of anti-migrant violence, peaceful and mutually beneficial relationships between South Africans and migrants can and do exist.
There is no evidence that international migrants are a major cause of unemployment in South Africa. Misinformation drives this misconception.
Ending violence against foreigners can only happen by first recognising – and addressing – the hazards of South Africa’s crumbling system of indirect rule.
Russian citizens in the west are being targeted in much the same way Germans, Italians, and Japanese were during the second world war.
A migrant’s dream is tied to the dreams of their family, the analysis found. The same is true of their actions.
Social scientists find that using geography-related names or racialized framing around the coronavirus in even one news story can trigger racist stereotypes and biases.
A strategic partnership that is mutually rewarding and beneficial between Nigeria and South Africa should be the aim of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s visit to Nigeria.
Tackling Islamophobia as a form of racism even when Muslims aren’t visible is key.
This history covers twelve decades, from the surrender of Boer guerrillas in the Second Anglo-Boer War in 1902 to the July 2021 looting spree and violence.
The author set out to understand how the faith of displaced LGBT people in South Africa has evolved over time, and how religion has shaped their experiences of displacement.
The election results raise the real possibility that the ANC could be looking at another defeat in the 2024 general elections.
Researchers say educators told them that immigrant students are sometimes made to believe they will be deported. Why? One reason is educators didn’t want them to drag down their school’s test scores.
Understanding what drives conflict, and tension, is the starting point for developing paths to peace.
Only an emphasis on civilian aspects of rule, such as education and health, can shield the state from rebellions that challenge state power in the future.
Studying the team over the past 25 years has provided clues as to why it’s plagued with issues of racism and hooliganism
An uncomfortable reality is that looting is perceived by the looters to be socially acceptable and is often encouraged and endorsed within social and community networks.
Researchers found that both Kenyans and South Africans have a broadly negative view of China, possibly amplified by the pandemic.
Families are so afraid of welfare systems that many would take drastic steps to move their children to countries they chose to leave
Radio and television were found to be potentially highly influential in promoting positive public attitudes towards immigrants.
It’s clear that the pandemic has affected mental health. Researchers have now identified how extensively: Five stress scales with interconnecting symptoms combine to form COVID-19 stress syndrome.