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Look at it from South Africa’s point of view …

Look at it from South Africa’s point of view …

Debate in South Africa around Australia's obsession with the "plight" of white farmers has revealed that it's nobody's problem but Australia's.

Queue-jumping South Africans should wait their turn

Queue-jumping South Africans should wait their turn

Efforts by Western Australian Liberals to flood Australia with white South African "refugees" would undo the Coalition's good work of taking back control of our humanitarian visa program.

The Oz’s innumerate obsession with South African white farmers

The Oz’s innumerate obsession with South African white farmers

Caring more about the suffering of white farmers than that of brown people is pretty much the definition of racism.

Politicians show their true colours over South African farmer fiasco

Politicians show their true colours over South African farmer fiasco

The real ugliness of the South African farmer question, built on spurious figures and indifference to non-white suffering, is that its cynical explanation is better than its ideological explanation.

Dutton’s white farmer campaign represents a vicious factional play

Dutton’s white farmer campaign represents a vicious factional play

The overt racism of this campaign is a new low, but will it help keep Dutton in his seat at the next federal election?

Dutton fundamentally misunderstands the ‘plight’ of white farmers in South Africa

Dutton fundamentally misunderstands the ‘plight’ of white farmers in South Africa

White farmers in South Africa have been pretty bemused by Peter Dutton's recent comments. Here's why.

Crikey Worm: Dutton advocates for white refugees

Crikey Worm: Dutton advocates for white refugees

Good morning, early birds. Peter Dutton finally found some refugees he likes. Plus, Labor's sop to pensioners following fallout from the opposition's plan to end cash refunds for excess imputation credits. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Brandis likely to go in cabinet reshuffle

Crikey Worm: Brandis likely to go in cabinet reshuffle

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister is expected to announce a cabinet reshuffle today, sending George Brandis off to the Old Dart. Plus, Australia has dominated England in Perth to claim the Ashes. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Follow Friday: @DlalaNje, changing perceptions in Joburg

Follow Friday: @DlalaNje, changing perceptions in Joburg

Johannesburg's city centre has a notoriously bad reputation, but an organisation started by two young South Africans is hoping to change that.

Dancing for Mandela in Durban, where grief crept up slowly

Dancing for Mandela in Durban, where grief crept up slowly

In Durban, the people danced as they grieved for Nelson Mandela. But emotions at the site of his imprisonment spilled over. Australian writer and academic Michael Richardson reports.