Tuesday, 20 May 2008

The 2nd Apartheid Revolution

This is the 2nd apartheid revolution coming in a different style black people fighting against each other. South African’s have been in streets for a week chatting slogans carrying machete, guns, sticks harassing and beating immigrants. It is understood that south Africans are forcing Zimbabweans to go back and vote for 2nd round Presidential election which will be held in June. 22 people died in anti-migrant violence most them are from Zimbabwe a man was put on fire and died on spot Ngiyesabanews review. They are more than 5million immigrants but Zimbabwe got most highest number of 3million. "People are saying these Zimbabweans must go home now because they are taking our jobs. They don't need these people any more. Everyone is saying, 'We are full here. We can't get a job. We can't get anything.' "

Ngiyesabanews talking on phone with one victim said “ I wish to go back and die in Zimbabwe than dying in South Africa. My main problem is that I don’t have anything like money and access so I don’t know what can I do now”.

Meanwhile Zimbabwe opposition claims that army are planning a plotting to assassinate Morgan Tsvangirai. So the opposition leader have been told by his advises and intelligence he should not come back until its safe.

Wednesday, 7 May 2008



"Welcome to our new home another day another life"

RETAS manager Duncan Wells Press Statement on the 2nd of May 2008

Thank you for coming its very exciting for everyone to be here celebrate RETAS in the new office.

Now we are here we can expand our services so we can deliver more classes, we have more rooms for advice. For example IELTS is now 4 days a week; and we are hoping to do computer classes.

For those of you who don’t know RETAS stands for Refugee Education and Training Advisory Service. We are trying to help refugees and asylum seekers access education opprtunities training- re qualification and employement. We mainly do this through information, advice and guidance on a 1 to 1 basis.

We also deliver job search courses,set up volunteer placement,education grants and support refugee proffesionals. Now we are in this new office we hope that more refugee and asylum seekers will benefit from RETAS

Thank you enjoy your day.