#FeesMustFall protests have South Africa’s 26 public universities in turmoil. This factsheet rounds up the numbers driving these protests: available places, government’s subsidies and how much money the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides.
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South Africa’s 2015/16 crime statistics were released by the police on 2 September 2016. This factsheet presents a summary of crimes of public interest.
FACTSHEET: Detention and deportation of undocumented migrants in South Africa at the Lindela Repatriation Centre
This factsheet looks at the available data on detention and deportation of undocumented migrants in South Africa’s Lindela Repatriation Centre.
Where do South Africa’s migrants come from? This factsheet looks at the geography of migration in the country.
There are a number of official-sounding figures about the number of foreign-born migrants in South Africa but many of them are exaggerated or based on unsound data. This factsheet presents the best available data sources.
The factsheet explains the significant amendments proposed to South Africa’s Refugees Act 130 of 1998.
This factsheet explains the different types of residence permits available to foreign-born migrants in South Africa.
This factsheet sets out what we do – and what we don’t – know about the skills, work, and education levels of foreign-born migrants in South Africa.
MPs are paid – and quite handsomely at that – to represent the public in parliament from money paid to the government by taxpayers. Africa Check looks at how much South Africa’s MPs earn, what they actually do and try to identify the hardest-working MPs from the available data.