Call for more frequent mass destruction of illegal firearms in SA

Mass abolition of illegal firearms in South Africa takes place bi-annually, but Gun Free SA has called for this process to happen more frequently so as to lower crime rates in the country. The advocacy...

Kenya, Uganda sign MoU to strengthen cross-border sustainable peace

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya gathered on Thursday 12th September for the signing of a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to ensure sustainable peace and socio-economic transformation of the...

CT to Host SA Leg of Annual Peace Summit as a Solution to Violence

In September, the 2019 HWPL World Peace Summit will be hosted in over 130 locations in 87 countries including South Africa, the United Kingdom, Russia, and the United States of America. This will be in...

SANDF troops start operations in CT gang-infested areas

South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers arrived to officially begin operations in gang-infested Cape Flats areas on Thursday after Police Minister Bheki Cele vowed that the army would be deployed last week. The troops...
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Flashback: the emotional journey of refugees, asylum seekers

In light of World Refugee Day and this year's theme of #StepWithRefugees, we spoke to the Head of Advocacy at Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town regarding refugees long walk to peace and safety. With the...

SANDF to be deployed to Cape Flats

Crime and gangsterism-rife hotspots on the Cape Flats in Cape Town await the arrival of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). Police Minister announced their impending deployment in his budget speech in parliament on...

Team of 100 officers to protect streets of Bonteheuwel

There is hope of peace on the streets of Bonteheuwel since a new Neighbourhood Safety Team (NST) was dispatched by Councillor Angus McKenzie at the beginning of July. The NST consists of 100 law enforcement...
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The road to ‘family-joining’: a blessing to refugee families

With the help of external legal partners, the Scalabrini Advocacy Programme has had many success stories. The most recent victory will benefits the lives of asylum seekers and refugee families all across South Africa....
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The emotional journey of refugees and asylum seekers

In light of World Refugee Day and this year's theme of #StepWithRefugees, we spoke to the Head of Advocacy at Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town regarding refugees long walk to peace and safety.

President Ramaphosa to deliver his second SONA in 2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation for the second time this year at the State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday evening. This will mark the first national address by the sixth...

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