Category Archives: Events

Africa Unite and MARs Movement visits the Castle of Good Hope

On the 28th of June, the MAR’s drama group of Africa Unite attended a workshop at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town. The workshop was organized by the Restoring Humanity Youth programme of the Institute for Healing of … Continue reading

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MARs Movement: Human Rights Training Camp

From the 5th to 7th of July 2022, Africa Unite hosted a 3-day training camp at the Christian Brothers Centre in Stellenbosch for the youth of the MARs movement (migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees). The camp was composed of workshops that covered … Continue reading

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Africa Unite School Club visits Western Cape Provincial Parliament

Africa Unite School Club is designed to mimic national government with 7 portfolio positions (President, Minister of Finance, Minister of Sports Culture and Entertainment, Minister of Health and Environment, Minister of Information and Public Relations, Minister of Education, and Minister … Continue reading

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Immigration Orientation “Know your Rights” Detention and Deportation

On the 20th of June 2022 Africa Unite in collaboration with the University of Cape Town (UCT) Refugee Rights Units (RRU) hosted the 3rd Immigration Orientation session at the Bertha House Centre for Activists in Mowbray outside of the Cape … Continue reading

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YOUTH DAY 2022 COMMEMORATIONS REPORT

The month of June since 1976 has been a historic month for young people living in South Africa. On the 16th of June 1976, young students from various schools in Soweto set out a march through the sprawling Black township … Continue reading

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Immigration Orientation “Know your Rights” Children’s Rights

On the 27th of May 2022, Africa Unite in collaboration with the University of Cape Town (UCT) Refugee Rights Units (RRU) hosted the 2nd Immigration Orientation session at the Africa Unite Head office at 6 Spin Street in the Cape … Continue reading

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No African is a foreigner in Africa

On the 28th of May 2022, Africa Unite, in partnership with Western Cape affiliated museums hosted an Africa Day Celebration at the Gardens Commercial High School in Cape Town, addressing the rising phenomenon of Afrophobia and how it affects both … Continue reading

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Immigrant Religious Leaders agree to launch a forum that will advocate and lobby on behalf of immigrants in South Africa

On Saturday, May 14, 2022, Africa Unite held a strategy planning for Immigrant Religious Leaders at the Blaauwberg Beach Hotel in Cape Town. This strategy planning was open to various religious leaders to strategize on how they can help their … Continue reading

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Tusimame WanaWake Meeting, a celebration of Mother’s Day, and a visit to refugees’ tent in Kensington

On the 7th of May 2022, Africa Unite held meeting in Cape Town at Africa Unite Office with a group of immigrant women called Tusimame Wana Wake (TWW) who are part of the movement-building program. The purpose of the meeting … Continue reading

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“The maiden voyage of the HRS Human Rights School”

It’s a new year and a new wave of human rights defenders have committed themselves to being Youth Human Rights Peer Educators to further promote a peaceful and harmonious Africa. However, this year is unique, it is the pilot of the Human Rights School, which takes place over 6 days. Continue reading

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