Tag Archives: African Centre for Migration and Society

Religion and COVID19: Faith leaders unite against acts of persecution

In the spirit of Madiba and his vision to spread social justice and freedom for all, religious leaders from Southern Africa came together to engage in an ‘Interfaith Webinar against Religious Oppression’ on Mandela Day. Panellists from South Africa, Lesotho, … Continue reading

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Human Rights & COVID-19: “The good, the bad and the way forward.”

On June 27th 2020, the Africa Unite Human rights teams based in Cape Town and Durban organised Africa Unites first-ever joint information session via the video calling application Google Meet for Africa Unite Peer educators, to discuss the effects of … Continue reading

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BUILDING RESILIENCE THROUGH COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS POST PANDEMIC

On the 27th of June 2020, the Africa Unite School Club (AUSC) hosted a webinar session on “building resilience through collaborative efforts post-pandemic”. The session had participants from our AUSC members and alumni’s who are matriculants this year. We also … Continue reading

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Youth day dialogue: Elevating the African child, leaving no child behind “Agenda 2030”

On June 16th 2020, the Africa Unite Exchange Programme team arranged a youth dialogue via WhatsApp for various leaders in youth engagement. The dialogue attracted more than 83 participants from countries all over Africa, we had participants from South Africa, … Continue reading

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Open letter to the Minister of Home Affairs

25 May 2020 THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF HOME AFFAIRS DR. AARON MOTSOALEDI HALLMARK BUILDING 230 JOHANNES RAMOKHOASE PRETORIA By email: Minister@dha.gov.za CC. Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor E-mail: minister@dirco.gov.za DHA Acting Director General ADG Jackie McKay … Continue reading

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Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures

The outbreak of COVID-19 has created a new order which has seen South Africa taking radical actions in pursuit of containing the spread of the pandemic. South Africa action of calling for the lockdown has further precipitation the disruption of … Continue reading

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Following our appeal dated 13th April 2020

Africa Unite is happy to announce that we managed to secure temporary accommodation for Rosy and her Family. Days of hard work finally paid off when we were able to find a proper place for the family in Delft, Cape … Continue reading

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SAMIN webinar on the effects of COVID-19 on migration in the SADC region

On May 1st 2020, The Southern Africa Migration Network (SAMIN), representing various organisations working on Migration in the SADC region, organised a webinar that brought together the core team of SAMIN members in SADC countries, to discuss the challenges facing … Continue reading

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Appeal on behalf of a homeless Congolese Refugee Woman

On April 13th 2020 the Africa Unite team was made aware of a dire situation involving a pregnant refugee woman who along with her two-year-old son and husband were in desperate need of accommodation. Rosy, the woman in question has … Continue reading

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Africa Unite Peer Educators Meeting: A Reflection of Human Rights Work in 2019

On the 8th of February 2020, Africa Unite hosted a meeting for the 2019 Human Rights Peer Educators where 17 peers were in attendance. The meeting took place at Joie de vivre farmhouse in Klapmuts which is 50 kms outside … Continue reading

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