Op-ed: Changing the narrative about migrants in South Africa

The geopolitical context of South Africa has historically attracted increasing immigration (economic and labour migrants) with the discovery of the gold rand in the 19th century from countries like Zimbabwe and Lesotho, and displaced migrants due to conflict from countries like Somalia, Angola and the Democratic republic of Congo. This has continued to date but concurrently, the country also experiences emigration of its skilled population to more developed countries, an overlooked fact in migration discourses.

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