Tag Archives: United Nations

Immigration Orientation “Know your Rights” Detention and Deportation

On the 20th of June 2022 Africa Unite in collaboration with the University of Cape Town (UCT) Refugee Rights Units (RRU) hosted the 3rd Immigration Orientation session at the Bertha House Centre for Activists in Mowbray outside of the Cape … Continue reading

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YOUTH DAY 2022 COMMEMORATIONS REPORT

The month of June since 1976 has been a historic month for young people living in South Africa. On the 16th of June 1976, young students from various schools in Soweto set out a march through the sprawling Black township … Continue reading

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Immigration Orientation “Know your Rights” Children’s Rights

On the 27th of May 2022, Africa Unite in collaboration with the University of Cape Town (UCT) Refugee Rights Units (RRU) hosted the 2nd Immigration Orientation session at the Africa Unite Head office at 6 Spin Street in the Cape … Continue reading

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No African is a foreigner in Africa

On the 28th of May 2022, Africa Unite, in partnership with Western Cape affiliated museums hosted an Africa Day Celebration at the Gardens Commercial High School in Cape Town, addressing the rising phenomenon of Afrophobia and how it affects both … Continue reading

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Immigrant Religious Leaders agree to launch a forum that will advocate and lobby on behalf of immigrants in South Africa

On Saturday, May 14, 2022, Africa Unite held a strategy planning for Immigrant Religious Leaders at the Blaauwberg Beach Hotel in Cape Town. This strategy planning was open to various religious leaders to strategize on how they can help their … 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 maiden voyage of the HRS Human Rights School”

It’s a new year and a new wave of human rights defenders have committed themselves to being Youth Human Rights Peer Educators to further promote a peaceful and harmonious Africa. However, this year is unique, it is the pilot of the Human Rights School, which takes place over 6 days. 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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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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