Tag Archives: Cape Town

#LETS_END_PERIOD POVERTY! 

“It is said that “Knowledge is not permission”, but it may protect, whereas ignorance cannot – no one can make a responsible, let alone a wise decision from ignorance.It is sad to note that these days children are left to discover their sexuality through their peers, and are thus left to absorb and perpetuate the myths, misconceptions, and incorrect attitudes of past generations.” Continue reading

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AFRICA UNITE SCHOOL CLUBS LEADERSHIP CAMPS, 2021 REPORTS: WESTERN CAPE

This year’s Africa Unite School Club Camps were different from the previous years because of Covid-19 restriction, but it didn’t deprive us from having fun and enjoying a fulfilling experience. From Friday 23rd April to Sunday 9th May, the Africa … Continue reading

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Calling all the shots: follow up dialogue on equitable access to vaccines

On the 10th of April 2021, Africa Unite in partnership with Umoja skills development, hosted a webinar on COVID 19 vaccine efficacy which was a follow up on a previous dialogue hosted on the 13th of March 2021 engaging with … Continue reading

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COVID-19 vaccines: Nationalism, Access and Information

On the 13th of March 2021, Africa Unite in partnership with the Global Assembly: Peoples vaccine campaign hosted a webinar on COVID 19 vaccine access and efficacy to engage with the migrant and refugee communities. The event gathered migrant leaders … 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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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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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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“Men2Men” Dialogue

On the 31st of July 2020, the Africa Unite Human Rights teams of Durban and Cape Town hosted an intergenerational, intercultural “Men2Men” webinar/ dialogue session, discussing the most pertinent issues facing South African men, where we missed our mark and … Continue reading

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Singamakhalipha continues its fight against Covid 19 through handing out hand sanitizers to underprivileged communities in Gugulethu

On Wednesday 22 July 2020, the Africa Unite Singamakhalipha team went out to the Europe informal settlement in Gugulethu to hand over hand sanitizers to the people living in the community. In the event, we had community members and leaders, … 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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