Xenowatch Research Assistants/ Monitors

We have added Research Assistants  (RA’s) or Monitors  to the Xenowatch team in all nine provinces to assist with monitoring and verification of xenophobic discrimination. To report xenophobic discrimination in your province, please see below contact details of the RA/Monitor in your province.

Eastern Cape

Affiliated Organisation: Eastern Cape Refugee Centre

Research Assistant: Daniel Pullen

Contact Details: Email or 073 261 2949

Free State

Affiliated Organisation: Ficksburg Advice Office

Research Assistant: Mamaswazi Tshabalala

Contact Details: Email or 079 9333 203


Affiliated Organisation: African Diaspora Forum

Research Assistant: Omar Mohamed

Contact Details: Email or 065 6280 020

KwaZulu Natal

Affiliated Organisation: Refugee Social Services

Research Assistant: Gaby Bikombo

Contact Details: Email or 067 6609 225


Affiliated Organisation: Messina Legal Advice Office

Research Assistant: James Chirwa

Contact Details: Email or 078 327 1095


Research Assistant: Sithembiso Mhlanga

Contact Details: Email or 064 7630 509

Northern Cape

Affiliated Organisation: Save the Rural Child Foundation South Africa

Research Assistant: Shadrack Lawrence

Contact Details: Email or 073 430 9042

North West

Affiliated Organisation: Tlhoafalo Advice Centre

Research Assistant: Raisibe Tshweu

Contact Details: Email or 072 853 1849

Western Cape

Affiliated Organisation: Sonke Gender Justice

Research Assistant: Lumumba Chia

Contact Details: Email or 083 558 4861