Category Archives: Report

AUSC Anti-Bullying statement

On Monday, the 12 April 2021, a video of a 15-year-old learner Lufuno Mavhungu at Mbilwi Secondary School in Limpopo being attacked by fellow learners went viral on social media and sparked fury among many. Mavhungu is seen being repeatedly slapped while other pupils cheered on, taking a video of the incident. Once back home, she locked herself in her room and died after allegedly overdosing on prescription pills.  She was rushed to hospital on Monday evening and was certified dead upon arrival. Continue reading

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The deaths of 4 children that could have been avoided

Just imagine if these children were from the suburbs. This incident could have attracted more national and international outcry; even some authorities could have been fired but because these children are from a township, the sad event has been even forgotten barely a week after the tragic event. Continue reading

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Vaccine roll-out: inclusivity is the key to ending the pandemic

03 February 2021Press StatementImmediate release The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak has created mayhem in South Africa and worldwide, with many people getting infected and dying. There is a greater need to vaccinate a significant population to beat the pandemic both locally … Continue reading

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Africa Unite and the community of Laingville in dialogue

On the 17th of November 2020, Africa Unite held a conflict mediation dialogue with some of the community members from Laingville. The dialogue took place at St Helena Bay municipal hall, which is 155.9km outside of Cape Town. Social distancing … Continue reading

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An open letter to the President of the Republic of South Africa

11 November 2020HIS EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICAMR CYRIL RAMAPHOSAUNION BUILDINGSPRIVATE BAG X1000PRETORIA CC:Minister of Police, Bhekokwakhe ‘Bheki’ Hamilton CeleEmail: GaehlerSMK@saps.gov.zaPremier of Western Cape Province, Alan WindeEmail: Alan.Winde@westerncape.gov.zaMEC of Community Safety, Albert FritzEmail: Hod.Comsafe@westerncape.gov.zaMayor of Cape Town, … Continue reading

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“Conflict mediation: The How, the Why and the When”

This is a very critical element of both community engagement and conflict intervention strategy. Communication is a key aspect in this process and is essential to mediation and dialogue in general as misunderstanding can fuel the stages of conflict Continue reading

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Africa Unite Schools Club Reflection Sessions 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic had an overwhelming impact on the lives of people. Many NGO’s around the country had to re-evaluate how activities or events are planned and organized. Due to the official lockdown restrictions, Africa Unite could not host its … Continue reading

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Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTPBS)

press release South African finance minister, Tito Mboweni, delivered his medium-term budget policy speech in parliament on the 28th of October. A five-year fiscal consolidation pathway was tabled, promoting economic growth while bringing debt under control. The impact of COVID-19 … Continue reading

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AUSC leaders make SELF a priority and reap the rewards

Over the past years, the Africa Unite School club program has noticed a need to not only capacitate our learners in leadership but also act as a support system for the young leaders. Therefore, from November 2019 to early 2020 … Continue reading

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Career Guidance: A Three-Part Webinar Series

Just as the entire world has had to make great adjustments due to the outbreak of COVID19, South Africa is in the midst of their journey restructuring and redesigning their educational approach as COVID 19 continues to create the need … Continue reading

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