ARTICLES RELATING TO AFRIFORUM

Dropping of Afrikaans at UFS violates Constitution - AfriForum

2016-06-20 16:10

The removal of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction at the University of Free State is a violation of the Constitution, AfriForum has argued in the Bloemfontein High Court.

Lesufi has 'negative attitude' towards Afrikaans - AfriForum

2016-06-02 13:00

AfriForum says it believes that Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has a negative attitude towards the Afrikaans language.

Mbalula's ban is unfair labour practice - Solidarity, AfriForum

2016-05-31 13:51

Banning sports teams from hosting international tournaments because of lack of transformation amounts to unfair labour practice, AfriForum and Solidarity have said.

SA history being used as a weapon - AfriForum

2016-05-20 17:08

South Africa's one-sided retelling of history must be changed for the country to heal, AfriForum's Deputy CEO Ernst Roets says.

ANC conducted a 'ruthless people's war' - SAIIR head

2016-05-20 10:52

During the last decade of the struggle, the ANC conducted a "ruthless people's war" aimed at giving it hegemony over the new SA, Dr Anthea Jeffery of the Institute of Race Relations has told a conference on the 1983 Church Street bombings.

Tshwane takes name change battle to ConCourt

2016-05-19 08:13

The City of Tshwane is set to ask the Constitutional Court for leave to appeal a high court ruling that it had to stop removing Pretoria’s old street names.

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Afrikaans mustn't fall, sePedi must rise - Afriforum

2016-02-28 16:00

Afriforum has called on South Africans to promote multilingualism at higher education institutions, rather than asking for Afrikaans to be scrapped.

Sasco declares war on 'racist boerebond' AfriForum

2016-02-23 18:36

Sasco has declared war on civil rights organisation AfriForum, labelling it a "racist boerebond backward organisation", following recent racial hostilities at universities.

AfriForum pledges to protect Tuks Afrikaans students

2016-02-22 21:28

AfriForum has said it will protect and support Afrikaans speaking students at the University of Pretoria, and has requested a meeting with the university's language task team to give input on policy.

 

Leave Afrikaans schools alone, AfriForum tells Lesufi

2016-06-02 15:00

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi should focus on the problems plaguing public schools rather than targeting Afrikaans-medium schools, Afriforum says.

AfriForum, Solidarity to fight quotas in court

2016-06-01 07:16

AfriForum and Solidarity are prepared to go to court to fight against government’s implementation of the quota system in sport.

Solidarity, AfriForum to challenge legality of sports quotas

2016-05-31 06:13

Trade union Solidarity and AfriForum are expected to announce legal action against quotas in sport, after a number of sporting bodies were suspended from hosting international events for not meeting transformation targets.

Mbeki, Zuma, Maharaj must be charged for Church Street bombing - apartheid police general

2016-05-20 13:30

Former apartheid police general, Johan van der Merwe, says Thabo Mbeki, Jacob Zuma and Mac Maharaj should be charged with murder for their roles in bombings during the struggle.

Street names should recognise all heroes - ConCourt hears

2016-05-19 14:23

The names of streets should reflect heroes across the South African cultural divide, the Constitutional Court has heard.

SAPS, AfriForum work together to tackle farm attacks

2016-05-04 21:00

The SAPS and AfriForum have collaborated in an attempt to prioritise farm attacks and murders in South Africa.

Afrikaners have advantage at universities – EFF student group

2016-03-03 07:21

The EFF Student Command says it doesn't want Afrikaans done away with at universities but that other African languages should be on a par, giving black students a chance to learn in their mother tongue.

Bloodshed, vows of revenge, vandalism and prayers at UP and UFS

2016-02-23 20:30

While some black students who were injured during violent clashes at UFS vowed to take revenge, students at UP linked arms and knelt down in a prayer for peace.

EFF members deface UFS statue during protest - As it happened

2016-02-23 14:00

Tensions at the University of Pretoria and the University of Free State continued to be stoked on Tuesday, as AfriForum and the EFF had simultaneous protests at the two universities respectively.

Pass rate a sobering reminder of those lost along the way - AfriForum

2016-01-05 20:07

AfriForum congratulated all matriculants of 2015 who passed, with a sobering reminder of the pupils who dropped out of the schooling system along the way.

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