maHp researchers are often interviewed by the media on issues relating to their focus areas of study.
PODCAST: Vaccination of undocumented migrants
Human rights groups and activists are calling on the country’s acting Minister of Health Mmamoloko Kubayi to follow international guidelines by making sure that the Covid-19 vaccination programme is inclusive. ACMS director Professor Jo Vearey has added her voice to the call. Find out why this is important by listening to her SAfm interview here.
PODCAST: Calls for Covid-19 vaccination of undocumented
Experts call on the government to address the vaccination of undocumented persons. African Centre for Migration and Society (ACMS) director Professor Jo Vearey adds her voice to this call. Listen to her interview on the SAfm Sunrise radio show from earlier this week (28 July 2021).
PODCAST: Minister Aaron Motsoaledi hits back at border posts closure critics
President Cyril Ramaphosa recently announced the closure of 20 land borders in a bid to limit the spread of the coronavirus. In this 702fm conversation with Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, Professor Jo Vearey explains why shutting borders is not a helpful response to Covid-19.
On the Beitbridge border posts hundreds of Zimbabweans have been captured waiting for days in the line to escape the thirty day hard lockdown that was recently implemented. maHp/ACMS director Professor Jo Vearey spoke to Channel Africa about this humanitarian crises.
PODCAST: Child Trafficking in South Africa: Exploring the Myths and Realities
Listen to maHp/ACMS postdoctoral Rebecca Walker talk about the University of Pretoria’s Centre for Child Law (CCL) research report, ‘Child Trafficking in South Africa: Exploring the Myths and Realities’.