Tag Archives: South Africa

Africa Unite and the community of Laingville in dialogue

On the 17th of November 2020, Africa Unite held a conflict mediation dialogue with some of the community members from Laingville. The dialogue took place at St Helena Bay municipal hall, which is 155.9km outside of Cape Town. Social distancing … 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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“Conflict mediation: The How, the Why and the When”

This is a very critical element of both community engagement and conflict intervention strategy. Communication is a key aspect in this process and is essential to mediation and dialogue in general as misunderstanding can fuel the stages of conflict Continue reading

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Africa Unite Schools Club Reflection Sessions 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic had an overwhelming impact on the lives of people. Many NGO’s around the country had to re-evaluate how activities or events are planned and organized. Due to the official lockdown restrictions, Africa Unite could not host its … Continue reading

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Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTPBS)

press release South African finance minister, Tito Mboweni, delivered his medium-term budget policy speech in parliament on the 28th of October. A five-year fiscal consolidation pathway was tabled, promoting economic growth while bringing debt under control. The impact of COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Career Guidance: A Three-Part Webinar Series

Just as the entire world has had to make great adjustments due to the outbreak of COVID19, South Africa is in the midst of their journey restructuring and redesigning their educational approach as COVID 19 continues to create the need … 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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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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