Tag Archives: Human Rights

Tusimame WanaWake Meeting, a celebration of Mother’s Day, and a visit to refugees’ tent in Kensington

On the 7th of May 2022, Africa Unite held meeting in Cape Town at Africa Unite Office with a group of immigrant women called Tusimame Wana Wake (TWW) who are part of the movement-building program. The purpose of the meeting … Continue reading

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On Monday, the 2nd of May 2022, MAR’s Youth Movement met at the Africa Unite office around 10 am. First, we all introduced ourselves to those who did not attempt the camp in March and were allocated in 4 groups. … Continue reading

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Immigration Orientation “Know your Rights”

On the 26th of April 2022, Africa Unite in collaboration with the University of Cape Town (UCT) Refugee Rights Units (RRU) hosted the first Immigration Orientation session of 2022 at the Tshisimani Centre for activists in Mowbray outside the Cape … Continue reading

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The plea of a Refugee

I’m a Human being created by God, seeking for a better life that’s why I left the country of my origin. Having hope that life is going to change peaceful and better. But not to be called illegal. Why do … Continue reading

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Africa Unite Book Launch: Complex pasts, Diverse futures

On Thursday, March 17, 2022, Africa Unite launched a book called Complex pasts, Diverse futures. This book contains poems and art from Africa’s youth to pour down their thoughts and emotions on paper to process what they are going through … Continue reading

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First Migrant Youth Forum at the Bertha House in Mowbray.

On Friday, 11th of February 2022, Africa Unite hosted its first Migrant Youth Forum at the Bertha House in Mowbray.Twenty young refugees, migrants, and asylum seekers between 16 and 24years and from different nationalities came together on a Friday afternoon … Continue reading

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

HE Cyril RamaphosaPresident of the Republic of South AfricaUnion BuildingsPrivate Bag X1000,Pretoria CC:• Commissioner Angie Makwetla, The Commissioner responsible for the rights of Children andMigrants, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC)• UN Agencies in charge of Migrants & Refugees … Continue reading

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Annual Recognition and Capacity Building Event

Press release 06 December 2021 On the 4th of December 2021, the Africa Unite school club hosted 70 attendees in its Annual Recognition and Capacitation event for all nine participating school clubs in the Western Cape. This event was to … Continue reading

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Electoral Reform Dialogue/Debate

Since the dawn of the democratic era in South Africa, the electoral system had been one of proportional representation, providing all parties an accurate representation of their electoral support. However, this has come along with issues of lack of accountability … Continue reading

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“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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