Bloemfontein, South Africa: A Case Report of Refugees in TownsFinding a new life in the City of Roses

The Bloemfontein case report explores the way migrants from across Africa have succeeded and struggled with integration to a major urban center in South Africa. It looks not only at their experiences, but also the ways in which migrants have transformed the local economy and the culture of certain neighborhoods. The report’s author is herself a Zimbabwean migrant to South Africa who draws on her own experiences living and working in the area.