By Joy Owen
In the highbrow flow to target transnational areas and transnationality, the truth of migration in a selected socio-political context—a specialise in place—has been overlooked. Migration at the African continent is extra just like the early migrations of Italian, Polish, and Jewish immigrants to the U.S. within the preliminary stages of arrival, edition, and copy of the nationwide self. whereas those Congolese transmigrants retain touch with these again domestic via numerous social media functions, their very genuine survival wishes strength a day by day dwelling that secures survival wishes, while these of a better type hold a spotlight on lola (paradise)—onward migration out of South Africa. a tremendous element of securing one’s survival wishes is the construction of various social networks. via those networks, Congolese transmigrants entry information about employment, details on applicable academic possibilities for kids, information about secure residential components, and several varieties of details that help their life in an mostly alienating South African space.
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