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Quelling xenophobia in South Africa's townships
14 May 2013 (IRIN ), This week marks five years since tensions between foreigners and South Africans living in impoverished communities across the country erupted in xenophobic violence, leaving more than 60 people dead and tens of thousands displaced, their homes and businesses robbed and abandoned.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/98035/Quelling-xenophobia-in-South-Africa-s-townships
South Africa's flawed asylum system
30 April 2013 (IRIN ), South Africa attracts the largest number of asylum seekers in the world, but grants refugee status to very few of them, ranking only thirty-sixth in the world for the size of its refugee population, which the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) puts at about 58,000.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97944/South-Africa-s-flawed-asylum-system
Shortages of new one-a-day ARV pills in South Africa
19 April 2013 (IRIN ), Just days into the rollout of fixed-dose combination (FDC) antiretrovirals (ARVs) by South Africa’s HIV treatment programme - the world's largest - activists are raising fears of drug shortages.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97880/Shortages-of-new-one-a-day-ARV-pills-in-South-Africa
TB testing in South Africa rolling out slowly
26 March 2013 (IRIN ), South Africa will expand its rollout of GeneXpert tuberculosis (TB) testing machines, which can diagnose TB and drug-resistant TB within 90 minutes, but concerns remain about the capacity to back up this commitment with supplies and treatment.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97730/TB-testing-in-South-Africa-rolling-out-slowly
Southern Africa cracks down on TB in mines
25 March 2013 (IRIN ), South Africa's gold mines are estimated to have the highest number of new tuberculosis (TB) cases in the world, making the disease a leading export to neighbouring countries. IRIN takes a look at the declaration meant to change this situation.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97719/Southern-Africa-cracks-down-on-TB-in-mines
Aid for Trade - does it help the poor?
12 March 2013 (IRIN ), Since the World Trade Organization launched its Aid for Trade initiative in 2005, an estimated US$200 billion dollars of development funding has been mobilized for the programme. But some NGOs are asking whether Aid for Trade really helps reduce poverty.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97630/Aid-for-Trade-does-it-help-the-poor
African migrants pay high prices to send money home
27 February 2013 (IRIN ), New data from the World Bank has revealed that African migrants pay more to send money home to their families than any other migrant group in the world.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97557/African-migrants-pay-high-prices-to-send-money-home
Analysis: Refugees aim for self-reliance, not hand-outs
6 February 2013 (IRIN ), On the streets of inner-city Johannesburg, refugees and asylum-seekers are participants in a thriving informal economy, plying their trade as tailors, barbers and street vendors.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97418/Analysis-Refugees-aim-for-self-reliance-not-hand-outs
Frederik Ngubane, stateless in South Africa: "It's like my future is on hold"
30 January 2013 (IRIN ), Frederik Ngubane, 22, returned to South Africa, the country of his birth, in 2009, after spending his entire childhood in Kenya and Uganda. An orphan, Ngubane had lost all contact with his South African relatives, and soon after arriving in the country he also lost his birth certificate, the only document proving his South African nationality. He has spent four years living as a stateless person, and is now losing hope that his situation will ever change.
http://www.irinnews.org/HOV/97373/Frederik-Ngubane-stateless-in-South-Africa-It-s-like-my-future-is-on-hold
Solving statelessness in Southern Africa
30 January 2013 (IRIN ), Frederik Ngubane was born in South Africa to South African parents 22 years ago but, lacking any proof of his origins or nationality, he lives a shadowy, marginal existence. He cannot travel, study or secure formal employment and has lost count of how many times he has been arrested for being undocumented.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97372/Solving-statelessness-in-Southern-Africa

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