Monthly Archives: July 2013

Unlocking the Youth Vote

With national elections early next year–2014–it is time to turn our attention to the voice of the future:  youth.  The youth voter registration rate in Western Cape has recently been very low. According to a Cape Times report, only 4% … Continue reading

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Mandela Day

On Mandela Day we are asked to contribute 67 minutes of our time towards a global movement for good. This global  effort is in honor of the 67 years that Nelson Mandela spent fighting for social justice in South Africa. On … Continue reading

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Human Rights Workshop: Part 3

On the 17th July Africa Unite had a Human Rights workshop at the Heideveld Community Centre. This was the last of our recent series of workshops in Heideveld. A group of 25 people from the Heideveld region attended. The participants … Continue reading

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Heideveld Human Rights Pt. 2

On Friday, 12 July, Africa Unite peer educators continued with their human rights awareness workshops in Heideveld at the Heidveld community library. Africa Unite took the initiative to incorporate and raise human rights education within the majority coloured community of … Continue reading

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Human Rights Workshop: Salt River

An Africa Unite Peer educator held a workshop on Sunday 14 July at the Salt River soccer field. The field was filled with youths of different countries: Burundi, Uganda, Rwanda and DRC. They were guests of Djuma, one of the … Continue reading

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Women’s Skills Development Project

On 11 July, Africa Unite conducted casual field evaluations of the Womens Skills Development project. The women involved in the project were split into small teams including both South African and foreign national women to formulate a business idea together. … Continue reading

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Youth Dialogue: Way forward for Reformed ex Gang Members.

On Thursday 11 July, Africa Unite had a dialogue at its Singamakhalipha office in Gugulethu. In attendance was a Department of Social Development representative, a group of 15 Gugulethu Youth (who were previously involved with drugs and notorious local gangsterism), … Continue reading

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