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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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All African Alumni Intergenerational Leadership Forum

Africa Unite in partnership with the UNESCO Chair in Comparative Human Rights and alumni from the African continent hosted a three-day workshop, bringing together 10-15 African Alumni from various African countries. The workshop, held from 14h to 17th June 2012 … Continue reading

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