Blog On The Move

The new issue of the African Human Mobility Review (Vol.10 n.1) is available online!


May 08, 2024
Categories: Articles Migration in Africa Review

With immense pleasure we present the first 2024 issue of the African Human Mobility Review (AHMR). It provides up-to-date, high-quality, and original contributions – research papers, syntheses, and a book review – dealing with various aspects of human mobility in Africa. AHMR is served by a very competent Editorial Board along with a network of scholars from around the world with an interdisciplinary f ield of study helping to secure high-quality and original contributions toward evidence-based policymaking. We...

https://www.sihma.org.za/photos/shares/AHMR COVER ONLINE volume 10 number 1.jpg

“Border towns and spaces of (in)visibility: A Study of young people on the move in the border towns of Chipata and Katete, Zambia” Launch


Apr 30, 2024
Categories: Event

As part its 10 years of existence celebrations, the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa held an event to launch the research on “Border towns and spaces of (in)visibility: A Study of young people on the move in the border towns of Chipata and Katete, Zambia”. This research comes as part of SIHMA’s research agenda which is conducting research on human mobility with the aim to bridge the gap between academia...

https://www.sihma.org.za/photos/shares/WhatsApp Image 2024-05-02 at 14.29.15.jpeg

South Africa Celebrating 30 years of Freedom


Apr 23, 2024
Categories: Event Gender and migration

Thirty years ago, on the 27th  of April, South Africa conducted its first democratic election where millions of South Africans voted against the apartheid regime. This was a memorable event that welcomed South Africa to freedom after many years of oppression, inequality, corruption, social ills, and lawlessness only to mention a few. For South Africa, the “Freedom Day” is not just a commemoration of freedom from these challenges...

https://www.sihma.org.za/photos/shares/vote-3676577_1280.png

SIHMA's Participation in “The Future of Work – Labour after Laudato si’” Project Consultation


Apr 16, 2024
Categories: Event

The Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility will be participating  in “The Future of Work – Labour after Laudato si’” Project, being facilitated by the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC), and the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development. The purpose of the project is to Promote “Care is work, work is care” toward Building a Global Transformative Community, as a response to the call for the care of creation...

https://www.sihma.org.za/photos/shares/feedback-2990424_1280.jpg

“Border towns and spaces of (in)visibility: Study of young people on the move in the border towns of Chipata and Katete, Zambia”


Apr 09, 2024
Categories: Event Research

The Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa will be hosting an event to launch the “Border towns and spaces of (in)visibility: A Study of young people on the move in the border towns of Chipata and Katete, Zambia”. This event comes as part of a series of 2024 events to celebrate 10 years of SIHMA’s existence and research on human mobility with the aim to bridge the gap between academia and practice by informing programmes,...

https://www.sihma.org.za/photos/shares/Zambia Research.PNG

April Press Review


Apr 04, 2024
Categories: news press review

International Conflict Drives Displacement Amidst Rising Climate Shocks: New Africa Migration Report  IOM, 26 March 2024 Conflict and violence remain the main drivers of displacement and movements in sub-Saharan Africa in 2022, exacerbated by increasing climate shocks and hazards, according to a new report launched today by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the African Union Commission (AUC).   The report, which is the second edition of the Africa Migration Report,...

https://www.sihma.org.za/photos/shares/newspapers-444448_1280.jpg