Blog On The Move

New year, new beginnings


Jan 10, 2023
Categories: news

The start of the new year has brought two new members to the SIHMA  team. We are excited to welcome Rachel and Vhuthuhawe. Rachel is the new Head of Research and will actively engage in the activities of SIHMA, which include research and publishing reports, working papers and briefs, our journal (AHMR) and shorter researched blog posts in our Blog on the Move. She will also be heading any research collaborations conducted with SIHMA and the Scalabrini Center...

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Press Review November 2022


Dec 08, 2022
Categories: news

National: Kenyans’ visa-free stay in S. Africa comes with costs if one overstays The East African, 10 November 2022 The presidents of South Africa and Kenya resolved a long-standing visa dispute which will now allow Kenyans to visit South Africa visa-free for up to 90 days in a calendar year. South Africans already get free visas on arrival in Kenya, while Kenyans were charged and required to provide proof of sufficient funds...

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"Education is Power" film screening


Dec 06, 2022
Categories: Event

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Climate Migration as an African and Global Issue


Nov 29, 2022
Categories: news

  Climate change has been a driving factor in human migration for centuries, causing large populations to move to different parts of the globe. However, as the climate crisis has become increasingly prevalent in the last few decades, there is expected to be an increase in climate migration. In 2022 alone, nearly 100 million people have been forcibly displaced from their homes, mostly due to climate disasters rather than human conflicts [1]. There are many different...

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Press Review October 2022


Nov 10, 2022
Categories: news

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash NATIONAL: Hamba kahle, South Africa 01/10/2022 Results of a survey released by infoQuest/TrendER this week indicated that 5% of employed South Africans had applied for residency in another country and would be emigrating soon. Another 14% had seriously considered emigrating and had made enquiries or submitted applications. New SA residents, mainly from Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK, view South Africa as their playground because of...

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Statelessness Workshop


Nov 08, 2022
Categories: Event

SIHMA, UCT and UWC have worked together on the latest issue of the AHMR – which will be a special issue specifically related to Statelessness. On the 9th of November between 2 PM and 3.30 PM, we will all come together to discuss the 9 articles to be published in the...

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