Tag Archives: Western Cape

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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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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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 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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“Africa Rise Up” Campaign

Earlier this month, 17 year old Anene Booysen’s body was found the morning after she had been gang-raped at a construction site in Bredasdorp in the Western Cape on 2nd February 2013. Anene is one of many victims in South … Continue reading

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