SALO, in partnership with the Norwegian Embassy, is hosting a public policy dialogue with keynote speaker, Mrs Melody Chaurura (Zimbabwe’s Consul General to Johannesburg)*. In addition, the panel will feature Mr Bram Hanekom, Social Cohesion Ambassador (appointed by the Department of Arts and Culture); Dr Janet Munakamwe, Chairperson: African Diaspora Workers Network (ADWN) and Nqabutho Mabhena, Chair of the Zimbabwe Community in SA.
Topics of discussion will include the Zimbabwean Special Permit, which expires on the 31st of December; the issue of the diaspora vote in the upcoming 2023 Zimbabwe general election and vaccines for Zimbabwean migrants in South Africa.
*H.E. Ambassador David Hamadziripi (Zimbabwean Ambassador to South Africa) agreed to speak however, due to a change in his calendar, he is unable to attend. Thus, the Consul General will represent him.