Cape Town’s culinary scene was introduced to new flavors last week at the Refugee Food Festival, with restaurants highlighting local refugee cooking talent – including no less than five chefs from Scalabrini!
On the 15th of June UNITE in partnership with Africa Unite and YMCA Cape Town hosted a youth day event focused on xenophobic bullying. All day dances, skits, speeches and debates could be seen at the indoor sport centre in Gugulethu which was full of youth.
Angolan former refugees, who have been living in South Africa for decades, are being issued
Angolan Special Permits (ASP) by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) following years of
precarious legality in the country. Whilst we welcome and celebrate the issuance of ASPs, we share
the concerns of these former refugees around their futures – the ASPs expire in 2021 and are nonrenewable. Read our press release here.