Monthly Archives: May 2017

Crime in South Africa: Youth and the Deputy Minister of Police in Dialogue

The figures are alarming: with over 451.9 people falling victim to common assault every day in South Africa, 51.2 murders being committed on daily basis, and 42,596 rapes reported in 2015/2016 alone, crime is a big issue in South Africa. With … Continue reading

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The Birthday Bash that Made a Difference

Life is a blessing and celebrating another year of birth is a privilege. Often people celebrate their birthdays by throwing parties for the people closest to them, such as immediate friends and family. However, for Taylor Naika turning 23 was … Continue reading

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Africa Unite’s KZN Office: “Beyond What You See” Gender and Development Workshop

On the 4th and 5th of May, Africa Unite, in collaboration with the Democracy Development Programme, hosted a two-day Gender and Development workshop entitled “Beyond What You See”.  There were a diverse group of institutions and people present including the … Continue reading

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Peer Educators Workshop at the Western Cape Provincial Parliament: Understanding the Constitution to Better Serve our Communities

On the 13th of April 2017, Africa Unite’s youth peer educators and interns took part in a workshop organised by the Western Cape Provincial Parliament led by Mrs. Irma De Lange, the Public Education and Outreach Officer for Parliament.  The objective of … Continue reading

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What does 23 years of Freedom mean to you?

23 years ago, the 27th of April 1994, South Africa had its first non-racial democratic election. This day pronounced the end of over 300 years of colonialism and segregation and is since then celebrated as Freedom Day. 23 years after, … Continue reading

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Africa Unite’s School Club Ministers get to Shadow Provincial Minister Mr. Albert Fritz During the Month of April

The month of April was an exciting month for some of Africa Unite’s school club ministers! Here in Cape Town, Africa Unite runs 5 school clubs in the Cape Flats area. Each school club is modeled after a country, where … Continue reading

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