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DBN Roundtable: Migrants and Social Housing: What is going on? 22 November 2017

The question of housing, among the other challenges that migrants face, is an issue that highlights how often we discuss challenges faced by poor South Africans, while ignoring the complexities that make the situation of migrants that much more complicated. For example, migrants face huge difficulties with documentation. Without proper identification, or proof of age […]

PMB Roundtable: Political Violence in KwaZulu-Natal, 16 Nov 2017

This Roundtable Discussion was co-hosted by CPLO and HSF, in collaboration with the Pietermaritzburg Agency for Community Social Action (PACSA). There were two speakers, Ms Mary de Haas and Mr Lukhona Mnguni, both from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Ms de Haas, a violence monitor in KZN, introduced the topic by giving a historical perspective of […]

JNB Roundtable: Migrants and Social Housing, 6 October 2017

We hosted a Roundtable Discussion in Joburg on the question of Migrants and Social Housing. There have been various issues in the media especially concerning the situation of migrants in the inner city of Johannesburg and the various unfortunate comments made by politicians about migrants criminally taking over housing spaces. The speaker for the Roundtable, […]