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Youth Engage the Community of De Doorns in dialogue

On the 7th of September 2019, Africa Unite in partnership with Jesuits South Africa held a community dialogue in the small farming community of De Doorns at Nomthandazo Creche. The dialogue was attended by community leaders, farmworkers, the youth and … Continue reading

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CALL TO THE PRESIDENT AND GOVERNMENT ON AFROPHOBIA

03 September 2019 Press Statement Immediate release We have been watching the violence and looting of foreign owned-businesses over the past few weeks across South Africa, first in KwaZulu Natal, Pretoria and now in Johannesburg with despair. We write as … Continue reading

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2019 National and Provincial Election Africa Unite Report to Independent Electoral Commission

Africa Unite is Youth empowerment and human rights organisation that works with youth from different backgrounds to prevent conflict, enhance social cohesion and promote socio-economic development. To combat the legacy of the divide between races and the growing ignorance and intolerance … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY CONFLICT MEDIATION TRAINING FOR PEER EDUCATORS

The key strategy for the human rights of social cohesion is capacity development for human rights peer educators and hosting community dialogues. Continue reading

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YOUTH DEMOCRACY DISCUSSION ON FREEDOM DAY

27 April 2019, Cape Town 25 years since South Africa held its first democratic elections, young people met in Cape Town to assess the involvement and the lack thereof of young people in the democratic process. Africa Unite’s Youth Democracy … Continue reading

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South African Government Officials Fueling Xenophobia

For Immediate Release The recent xenophobic attacks in KwaZulu Natal Province did not come as a surprise considering the upcoming general elections in May 2019. For the past 2 years, different political authorities both in the ruling and opposition parties … Continue reading

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Immigration Orientation Programme

On the 30th of March 2019 Africa Unite held its first immigration orientation session at 6 Spin Street Cape Town. This information session was designed in order to raise awareness on the South African socio-political context, cultures and by-laws among … Continue reading

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