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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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Youth and Africa Day in South Africa

By Cresencia Nyathi, Africa Unite Peer Educator With lockdown in place, Africa Unite virtually joined other Africans around the continent and the world and commemorated Africa Day on the 25th of May which marked the historic establishment of the Organization … 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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COVID-19 & the economy: how the ripples affect us all

On May 14th, 2020, the Africa Unite Human rights team based in Cape Town organised Africa Unites first-ever virtual information session via the video calling application Zoom for Africa Unite Peer educators, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the … 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 Youth Human Rights Training for Social Cohesion 2020

“A weekend moulding the future of a continent” It’s a new year and a new wave of human rights champions and promoters have committed themselves to be Youth Human Rights Peer Educators to further promote a peaceful and harmonious Africa. … 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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Invitation to Youth Action Indaba

Africa Unite is partnering with InkuluFreeHeid to enhance social cohesion and nation building in South Africa. We will work with other non-profit organizations to operate in the social cohesion and nation building space to network and identify synergistic points in … Continue reading

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