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Climate Change Literacy Among African Youth Requires Immediate Action

“We are on a highway to climate hell with our foot on the accelerator.” Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General – COP27 Summit, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt Global development is seriously threatened by climate change, which also has a detrimental effect on people’s lives and means of subsistence. Studies show that for poor nations, whose socioeconomic standing … Continue reading

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Infringement of the Human Rights of Hindus Rejected

As South Africa’s democratic dispensation dips closer to its third decade, there appears to be a growing, well-orchestrated, oppressive, neo-colonial, pro-conservative, anti-transformation, West -inspired and -funded agenda gathering momentum to silence and side-line the Diwali celebrations in South Africa. Many … Continue reading

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Hope-based Narratives Workshop

United Nations Human High Commissioner for Human Rights On the 27th of October 2022, our Human Rights Project Development Officer– Lelethu Nogwavu attended the Hope Based narrative Workshop. This was hosted by Office of the United Nations High Commissioner Regional Office for … Continue reading

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Do’s and Don’ts 

Engagement with Immigrant traders in Mitchell’s Plain On the 26th of October Africa Unite hosted in partnership, with the City of Cape Town and various stakeholders a workshop on the Do’s and Don’ts of trading targeting immigrant business owners in the community … Continue reading

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Time is Now: Act for Peace, Climate & Justice—Memorandum to the National Assembly of South Africa

On 23 September 2022, Africa Unite handed over its Memorandum to the South African Parliament in an effort to convince them that a better implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is necessary in order to maintain peace, protect the … Continue reading

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What is Human Right in your language?

Basic Human Right workshop for Church leaders On the 1st of October 2022, Africa Unite hosted a workshop for 12 Pastors and leaders from different church organizations. The workshop was organized to capacitate church leaders on the basic Human Rights … Continue reading

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Heritage Day Celebration and the Global Week

Youth of the Gugulethu informal settlement change a once crime hotspot and dump site into a peaceful walkway On the 24th of September 2022, African Monitor and Africa Unite in partnership with Gugulethu iThemba Walkway (Africa Unite, University of Cape Town: … Continue reading

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Report From Workshop: Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Pre-Sessions.

On the 20 – 22 of September 2022, Human Rights Project Development Officer, Lelethu Nogwavu attended the Universal Periodic Review Pre-Sessions in Sandton, Johannesburg. Approximately 30 other Civil Society Organisations attended and presented at the workshop. The main purpose of … Continue reading

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African Immigrant Church Leaders Forum (AICLF)

Workshop held from 26-27 August 2022 in Goedgedacht Farm in Malmesbury DAY 1 Welcoming Pastors George started the meeting by welcoming all the participants. Lidia facilitated the introduction, rules, and expectations section for this meeting. During the introduction, the participants … Continue reading

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Enhancing MAR’s Youth

A creative social media workshop On the 17th of September, the Movement Building Programme by Africa Unite held a workshop on Social Media for the MAR’s (standing for Migrants, Asylum seekers and Refugees) Youth, which took place at the Africa Unite … Continue reading

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