Zimbabwean migrants illegally cross Into South Africa.
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The militarisation of borders and securitisation of migration have always failed to stop irregular migration.
Trabajadores negros extrayendo lodo en una mina cerca de Johannesburgo en el apogeo del apartheid en la década de 1980.
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La historia de la vida del líder sindicalista sudafricano Mandlenkosi Makhoba representa a los perdedores de la nueva Sudáfrica, porque muestra cómo se produce y reproduce la desigualdad de generación en generación.
Black labourers extracting sludge.
on a mine near Johannesburg at the height of apartheid in the 1980s.
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The life story of Mandlenkosi Makhoba represents the losers in the new South Africa, showing how inequality is produced and reproduced generationally.
An illegal Zimbawean immigrant crosses into South Africa.
Borders in southern Africa -- as on the entire continent -- were arbitrarily imposed by former colonial powers, and aren't respected.
South Africa isn’t producing enough teachers to meet the demand.
What South Africa needs to do to recruit the number of teachers needed to offer quality education.
Hunger affects students’ ability to focus.
Food insecurity remains a serious challenge among university students in South Africa.
South Africa has one of the lowest graduation rates at Master’s and doctoral levels.
Higher education institutions which offer distance learning must support students -- especially postgraduates.
The “de-” in decolonisation is a chance to break away from colonial ways of doing things.
There are other ways to conduct meetings and present lectures. Could adopting, adapting or even just understanding more about these help universities to release colonialism's grip on their practices?
A migrant walks past the fence which secures the approach to the city in Calais, France.
Europe has resorted to more severe measure to keep migrants out. But this is not sustainable. The root causes of migration need to be properly addressed.
Informal cross-border trade sustains many families in Zimbabwe.
Economic integration in southern Africa stands to be negatively affected by Zimbabwe's decision to ban imports from South Africa.