Blog On The Move

Considering Impact of COVID-19 on the Lives and Livelihoods of Congolese Female Asylum Seekers and Refugees


May 18, 2021
Categories: news

  We had the pleasure of reading the latest edition of the African Human Mobility and in particular the second article entitled ‘COVID-19 and its Effects on the Lives and Livelihoods of Congolese Female Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the City of Cape Town’ [1]. South Africa is a host of a minimum of 25,000 refugees from the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo that has seen more than 5.1 million people displaced from the...

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Recent Research from Across the Continent


May 11, 2021
Categories: news

  The African Human Mobility Review published a series of thought-provoking articles in April 2021 [1]. Interestingly three of the five articles in the edition of the AHMR focus on migrant women. To get an idea of what the AHMR is consider the following:  The African Human Mobility Review (AHMR) is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed on-line journal created to encourage and facilitate the study of all aspects (socio-economic, political, legislative and developmental) of human mobility...

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Welcome to Our New Researcher and Coordinator at SIHMA Johannesburg


May 04, 2021
Categories: news

SIHMA has the pleasure to announce the appointment of our new researcher and coordinator of SIHMA’s new Johannesburg Office, Fr Eduardo Gabriel. Fr Eduardo started at SIHMA officially in May 2021 engaging in research for SIHMA as he resides in Brazil in anticipation of travelling to South Africa to work at our Johannesburg Office. As SIHMA engages in research and publishes reports, working papers and briefs, our journal (AHMR[1]) and shorter researched blog posts in our Blog on...

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Welcome to Our New Researcher


Apr 20, 2021
Categories: news

SIHMA has the pleasure to announce the appointment of a new junior researcher, Muluh Momasoh, at SIHMA who started on Monday 19 April 2021. As SIHMA engages in research and publishes reports, working papers and briefs, our journal (AHMR[1]) and shorter researched blog posts in our Blog on the Move [2], we are excited to be bolstering our research capacity. SIHMA strives to fulfil our mission ‘to conduct and disseminate research that contributes to the understanding of human...

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March 2021 - Press Review


Apr 15, 2021
Categories: press review

  National Coverage   Issues around migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa are politicised, say experts. Daily Maverick – 29 March 2021 Experts and panellists speaking on migration and human rights at the annual Human Rights Festival, held virtually, organized by Constitution Hill and The Polisee Room, addressed how discussions about migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers in South Africa have become politicized. South Africa, according to Mukoni Ratshitanga, an...

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MIGRATION AND INTERGATION - Moving towards greater INCLUSION AND SOCIAL COHESION


Apr 13, 2021
Categories: news

How are we as a society doing in terms of inclusion, unity, and integration? How are people on the move treated within communities and while on the move? In some ways society is more accepting, inclusive, and understanding than it has been in previous years. The pandemic has shaken the foundations of existence across the world and exposed our fragility. We have a new appreciation for humanity, human dignity and for life itself. Yet in the midst of...

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