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Ending violence against women and children in South Africa

142.  That is the disheartening average number of sexual offenses recorded daily according to the 2015/16  annual police statistics report. In addition, according to the South African Police Service (SAPS), 15,790 rapes perpetrated against children were recorded in 2015/2016. During this same time frame, … Continue reading

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Tasting our way through Africa and beyond: Celebrating Africa Day at Africa Unite

Here at Africa Unite, it’s not all work and no play. We manage to sneak in fun whenever we can!   On Tuesday, 23rd of May 2017, Africa Unite and friends celebrated an early Africa Day. On this day people … Continue reading

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Africa Unite Teaming with the SA Red Cross for Disaster Relief During the Worst Storm in Cape Town in 30 years

On Wednesday June 7th, while most people were hunkered down in their homes enduing the wrath of one of the worst storms to hit Cape Town in decades, Africa Unite teamed up with the South African Red Cross to help … Continue reading

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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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