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July 2022 - Press Review


Aug 04, 2022
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Photo by Filip Mishevski  on Unsplash National Coverage South Africa: UN experts condemn xenophobic violence and racial discrimination against foreign nations OHCHR, 15 July 2022 The United Nations condemned reports of increasing violence against foreign nationals in South Africa and called for the government to be more accountable against the xenophobic, racist, and hate-inspired speech that impact the...

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Where do we go from here? Uncovering the story behind ZEP Cancellation


Jul 26, 2022
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Dreams shattered. Chaos. Confusion. Incessant fear. These are some of the emotions Zimbabweans living in South Africa are feeling right now after the Department of Home Affair’s decision to end the renewal of Zimbabwean Exemption Permits. From January 1, 2023, thousands of Zimbabweans and their children will no longer be able to reside, work, or attend school in South Africa on a legal basis.  In this short article, SIHMA delves deep into some of the issues surrounding the DHA’s...

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Exploring Small Business Development using the Area Sector Analysis Process (ASAP)


Jul 12, 2022
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A research opportunity facilitated by the George Washington University’s Dean’s Scholars Program allowed me to pursue an experience as an intern at the Scalabrini Center in Cape Town (SCCT) to understand the inner workings of the Employment Access Business Development Program and its clients. Sitting in as a panelist for the business development grant application process, reviewing its course curriculum, mentoring small business entrepreneurs, and teaching digital literacy skills to individuals seeking to promote their job readiness has given...

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Meet Our New Interns


Jun 28, 2022
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On the 14th of June the SIHMA team bid our remote intern, Christine, farewell as her internship had come to an end. Christine had been managing our social media posts since March, and she will be greatly missed. Luckily for us, we had two new interns join us in office on the 31st May, to make the transition easier. Brilliant and Nathan have been with us for just under a month now, and have both acclimatized well. Although Brilliant has...

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SIHMA Annual Report 2021


Jun 21, 2022
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SIHMA’s annual report for 2021 has now been released with information about the organisation and its activities from 2020 to 2021. The report covers SIHMA’s four key focus areas, namely Research; Publications; Training and Capacity Building; and Events, as well as more general information about the organisation and its work. You can find a link to an online version of the report...

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COVID-19 and migrant struggles in South Africa


Jun 20, 2022
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Our AHMR Journal Editor, Professor Daniel Tevera, recently attended the 9th International Annual SASPEN Conference in Johannesburg from 10-12 May. The theme of the conference was ‘Social protection at a crossroads; between COVID-19 and the SDGs – Southern African perspectives”. His presentation on “COVID-19 and migrant struggles in South Africa” will be published as a chapter in a book that he is currently co-authoring. Professor Tevera is editor of the African Human Mobility Review and he is an Extraordinary Professor...

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