Blog On The Move

Counter Trafficking in Persons Workshop in Johannesburg

May 05, 2020
Categories: Event

From the 10th to the 13th of March SIHMA Executive Director Fr. Filippo participated in the Counter Trafficking in Persons Workshop in Johannesburg at the Good Shepherd Retreat Centre in Hartbeespoort.  The Workshop was organized by the Counter Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) Office. The CTIP is a program of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference and Leadership Conference of Consecrated Life that aims to give tools in prevention and protection to combat Human...

AHMR Vol.6 N.1 is now available!

Apr 29, 2020

Find here the new AHMR issue African Human Mobility Review (AHMR) is one of the few peer-reviewed scholarly journals in the field of migration in sub-Saharan Africa. The objective of AHMR is to publish up-to-date, high-quality and original research papers alongside relevant and insightful reviews. As such, the journal aspires to be vibrant, engaging and accessible, and at the same time integrative and challenging. At the moment, AHMR publishes... vol 6 n 1 COVER IMAGE.jpg

AHMR Call for papers for the special issue of December 2020

Apr 21, 2020
Categories: Discussion

In 2020, we are proud to be celebrating the 60th anniversary of the University of the Western Cape. For the past six decades, the University of the Western Cape opened up education for all. During this landmark anniversary, we are also celebrating the partnership and joint ownership the African Human Mobility Review (AHMR) with the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SIHMA). This Special Issue aims to provide an updated, multidisciplinary and evidence-based cutting edge... 60 anniversary image.jpg

Meet the artist of our new graffiti

Apr 14, 2020
Categories: news

In our previous post we were anticipating the new Graffiti of our building. Our entrance in fact now is welcoming all SCCT’ and SIHMA’ customers with an artwork of a young South African artist, Jared, who represented the essence of welcoming people: an African mother holding her baby. On the mother's arm it is written 'learn dignity': the respect for human dignity is one of the core value of the services offered to migrants and refugees by the...

Archbishop visit at Scalabrini Centre and SIHMA premises

Apr 07, 2020
Categories: Event

Our Scalabrini was opened in January 2020 after new freshly restoration. In the occasion of restarting all the activities of 2020 and the end of the all restorations, the Archbishop of Cape Town Steven Brislin and his Auxuliary Sylvester David visited our premises on the 25th of February 2020. In this particular day the Archbishop came to Scalabrini Centre (SCCT) to attend the important meeting with all the ethnic and linguistic chaplains. The meeting regarded the...

Press Review March 2020

Apr 02, 2020
Categories: press review

NATIONAL COVERAGE   South Africa removes migrants squatting in Cape Town March 1, 2020 Hundreds of foreign migrants have been removed from central Cape Town by South African authorities following a months-long stand-off. The migrants, who were moved in an operation Sunday, had demanded to be relocated to other countries, claiming they had been threatened by xenophobic violence last year. But the group lost their court bid to compel...