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Gauteng Government regarding the Township Economic Development Bill

Vice-Chair of African Diaspora Forum Ahmed HabibAllah on the submission to Gauteng Government regarding the Township Economic Development Bill. #FightMakhuraBill @David_Makhura  Today the AFrican Diaspora Forum made our submission to the Gauteng government in a bill...

Homeless Men Turn Land Behind Durban’s Elangeni Into Booming Organic Farm

A group of 15 homeless men turn land behind Durban's famous beach front Elangeni into Booming organic farm in just a few months ... and become one of SA's best feel good stories. It all began at the start of lockdown when some men at Ethikwini...

The Union of Arab Community of South Africa Distances Itself

The Union of Arab Community of South Africa has distanced itself from the actions of one its members after an Egyptian national was arrested for his alleged involvement in a series of kidnapping cases in the Mayfair area. Members of the organisation brought business...

SA should be embracing immigrants, not castigating them

As every scholar knows, the roots of what we know now as civilisation and democracy derive from huge strides in made in the city-state of Athens around 2500 years ago. “Civilisation” is, of course, a loaded term: the amount of uncivil behaviour exercised in the name...

Whipping up emotions not the way to resolve issues of migration

The African Diaspora Forum (ADF) has noted With disappointment the protesters who descended on the Nigerian and Zimbabwean embassies in Pretoria today (Wednesday) in the mistaken belief that migrants are the cause of unemployment in South Africa. The ADF, as an...

You are not alone

ADF reaches out to communities Government hands were too short forIn March, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a nationwide lockdown among a raft number of measures meant to contain the spread of the Coronavirus in South Africa. A stringent but necessary move in the...

280 food parcels donated

On the 20 June 2020, The African Diaspora Forum (ADF) in partnership with Mission of Merci South Africa distributed 280 food parcels in favour of destitute migrant workers who were the first to lose their jobs and are still till now unemployed. On behalf of The...

Food Parcels distribution for migrants in dire straits

Food Parcels distribution for migrants in dire straits in Mayfair / Fordsburg Johannesburg 18 May 2020 The African Diaspora Forum in partnership with Corruption watch distribute, with assistance of Al Imaad Foundation, 260 food parcels for less privileged members in...

ADF helps the community

African Diaspora Forum donates to families in need during the confinement

By Dorothy Mabelebele South Africans are urged to stay at home during the lockdown after the Corona Virus (COVID-19) has been discovered. On the 9th of April 2020 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the extension of lockdown to end of April....

Through the Years

ADF STATEMENT ON REFUGEES-POLICE STAND-OFF

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AFRICA WEEK 2018

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RIGHT OF RESPONSE

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Rwandan opposition group coordinator in SA, Seif Bamporiki, killed in Cape Town

JOHANNESBURG - Rwanda opposition activist Seif Bamporiki has been shot dead in Cape Town. He was a member of the Rwanda National Congress and national organiser in South Africa. It’s alleged that the businessman, who sold beds, was called for a delivery in Nyanga on...

Saudi humanitarian org donates food relief to 15 000 vulnerable South Africans

JOHANNESBURG - The King Salman Humanitarian Relief Centre donated food relief support to support vulnerable people in South Africa Wednesday. The food donation, meant to alleviate the suffering of less privileged communities during the ongoing Covid-19 induced...

Helping immigrant children get into schools

The Scalabrini Centre’s #access4EVERYchild campaign is assisting families A Zimbabwean woman, who prefers to stay anonymous, says she had been struggling since last year to get her child into school. She went to every school in Parow, but all refused to enrol her...

“We cannot live like hunted animals” – Spaza owners protest after Port Elizabeth murders

Four Somali spaza owners have been shot and killed in the past week in Nelson Mandela Bay. About 200 immigrant shopkeepers protested on the weekend. They say police do not protect them against extortion rackets. About 200 immigrant spaza shop owners shut their doors...

‘Shocking’ conditions in military barracks housing asylum seekers are unacceptable and must be urgently closed

According to asylum seekers detained at the barracks, they have no access to medication and limited access to water and electricity. With Covid spreading rapidly, urgent measures are needed to protect an already vulnerable population. The recent government...

Motsoaledi to review permanent residence visas after Mkhwebane’s Gigaba finding

Malusi Gigaba was found to have acted in breach of the Executive Ethics Code when he failed to submit the names of persons granted citizenship under exceptional circumstances to Parliament every year. Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has resolved to review some...

Daily Maverick report on Zimbabwe State Capture gains international attention

As Maverick Citizen editor Mark Heywood wrote on Tuesday, the report ‘provides a post mortem of the cancer that killed the Zimbabwean dream of freedom and independence’. Daily Maverick’s exclusive report on the massive scale of State Capture and corruption in Zimbabwe...

Gauteng Government regarding the Township Economic Development Bill

Vice-Chair of African Diaspora Forum Ahmed HabibAllah on the submission to Gauteng Government regarding the Township Economic Development Bill. #FightMakhuraBill @David_Makhura  Today the AFrican Diaspora Forum made our submission to the Gauteng government in a bill...

Homeless Men Turn Land Behind Durban’s Elangeni Into Booming Organic Farm

A group of 15 homeless men turn land behind Durban's famous beach front Elangeni into Booming organic farm in just a few months ... and become one of SA's best feel good stories. It all began at the start of lockdown when some men at Ethikwini...

The Union of Arab Community of South Africa Distances Itself

The Union of Arab Community of South Africa has distanced itself from the actions of one its members after an Egyptian national was arrested for his alleged involvement in a series of kidnapping cases in the Mayfair area. Members of the organisation brought business...

Helping immigrant children get into schools

The Scalabrini Centre’s #access4EVERYchild campaign is assisting families A Zimbabwean woman, who prefers to stay anonymous, says she had been struggling since last year to get her child into school. She went to every school in Parow, but all refused to enrol her...

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