Brian Sokutu
Senior Print Journalist
2 minute read
8 Jan 2022
6:00 am

Ramaphosa ‘must address migration’, warn experts

Brian Sokutu

The illegal flooding of borders by illegal foreign nationals is about upholding the laws, not about xenophobia.

A general view of the border fence that separates South Africa and Zimbabwe near the Beitbridge border post, near Musina, on October 1, 2020. (Photo by Phill Magakoe / AFP)

Against the background of a trouncing in the local government elections, billions lost in the July pro-Jacob Zuma looting spree and the recent burning of parliament, the ANC on Saturday celebrates its 110th anniversary in Limpopo. The focus is on the January 8th statement to be delivered by President Cyril Ramaphosa. A stagnant economy, unemployment, porous borders and a response to the first tranche of the report on state capture handed to him by Acting Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo were among key issues political analysts expected his speech to cover. “We see parliament burnt, someone with a hammer attacking...