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  • Civil Society Consultative Meeting: Governing for Migrant Inclusion in Post-Election Johannesburg

    The African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) and the Wits-Oxford Mobility Governance Lab is organizing a consultative meeting to discuss and prepare strategies for engagement with the incoming administration post the recent local government elections with a focus on migration. The meeting will take place on the 30th of November 2021 at 10 am.

  • Online RoundTable Discussion – Social protection, Covid 19 and migrant entrepreneurs in South Africa

    Democracy Development Programme (DDP) in partnership with the African Centre for Migration & Society hosted an online roundtable discussion on 23 September, titled: unpacking “Covid-19, Migrant Entrepreneurship and Social Protection in South Africa”. 

  • Preventing xenophobic attacks in South Africa is possible: Look no further than the state response to the July unrest

    “That this violence continues unabated is evidence that no effective preventive measures are in place. Indeed, the South African government’s response to this violence has been (and still is) largely characterised by a lack of political will and denialism. This has led to a culture of impunity and lack of accountability not only for instigators and perpetrators of the violence, but also and perhaps more importantly for mandated state agencies (such as the police and crime intelligence) for their failure to prevent and stop violence despite visible warning signs.” – Dr. Jean Pierre Misago 

  • The Protests Are Bigger Than Zuma

    “While the #FreeJacobZuma campaign is the catalyst, the underlying reason is one that the country has not dealt with in its 27 years of democracy: the failure of the African National Congress to take responsibility for the past pain and trauma that the citizens have experienced, and to create an economy that delivers on the promise of equitable economic sovereignty for all South Africans.” Hakima Haithar

  • The Future on Inclusive Cities: Dialogue on Governing for Urban Inclusion – Durban

    ACMS in collaboration with eThekwini Municipality hosted a webinar – The Future of Inclusive Cities: Dialogue on Governing for Urban Inclusion. The event took place on  Friday, 9th of July 2021 from 12pm – 3pm on Zoom. You can watch/listen to the discussions here:

  • ACMS Dialogues on Governing for Urban Inclusion

    ACMS dialogues on ‘Governing for Urban Inclusion’ will bring together relevant stakeholders within government, civil society, academia and community-based organisations to reconsider modes of interventions, theories of change, and stakeholder engagement with regard to addressing current forms of identity-based exclusion and violence in South African cities.