Human Rights

Immigration Stories Capturing the Headlines

Canadian High Court Weighs Immigration Agreement With US Canada’s highest court is deliberating whether to overturn a nearly 20-year-old immigration agreement with the United States on the grounds that asylum-seekers cannot safely be returned to Canada’s southern neighbor. The story by Craig McCulloch and VOA’s immigration reporter Aline Barros. Venezuelan Migrants in Mexico Protest New […]

Internal Affairs

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation on submitting response to the State Capture Report to Parliament, 23 Oct

On 22 October 2022 President Cyril Ramaphosa advised the Speaker of the National Assembly Ms Nosiviwe Maphisa-Nqakula that he would be submitting to Parliament his response to the recommendations of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture, Corruption and Fraud in the Public Sector, including Organs of State. The commission, which was […]

Internal Affairs

South Africa’s Ramaphosa Outlines Anti-graft Plans After Inquiry

South Africa will overhaul its anti-corruption strategy and ensure the independence of prosecutors, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday, responding to recommendations from a state inquiry into alleged corruption under his predecessor. A judicial commission of inquiry was established to examine allegations of high-level graft during former President Jacob Zuma’s nine years in power from 2009 […]

Internal Affairs

President Cyril Ramaphosa: Response to the Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture, Corruption and Fraud in the Public Sector

My Fellow South Africans, I am addressing you this evening on the fulfilment of a responsibility that was given to the President of the Republic nearly six years ago. Yesterday, I submitted to Parliament Cabinet’s response to the recommendations of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture, Corruption and Fraud in the […]