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Students clashed in front of a statue on campus at Stellenbosch University on Thursday.

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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.

Fewer farm attacks but more farmer murders in 2015

2015-12-23 21:24

While fewer farm attacks were recorded in 2015, the number of those killed in the attacks was marginally higher than last year, the AfriForum Research Institute says

Cope: Ministerial hand book should be public

2015-11-28 18:06

Following the release of the Presidential handbook, the Congress of the People says the same should be done with the revised ministerial hand book.

Presidency: We will submit handbook

2015-11-01 10:59

The presidency will submit the presidential handbook before the end of November following a high court order, it says.

AfriForum launches month of protest against farm murders

2015-10-28 13:50

A national protest month against farm murders is needed, as it is clear police do not consider the crime a priority, civil rights organisation AfriForum says.

Zim to fight 'baseless' sale of property in SA

2015-09-22 14:37

Zimbabwe says it will fight the "baseless" sale of its property in Cape Town after it was auctioned to compensate white farmers evicted from their land.

'Total onslaught' against Afrikaans - AfriForum

2015-09-07 15:26

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande’s efforts to transform universities on racial lines were part of the “total onslaught” against Afrikaans, AfriForum says.

 

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.

Our documentary about apartheid SA 'is not anti-ANC' - AfriForum

2015-12-02 19:02

AfriForum has released the trailer to their documentary, Tainted Hero, which they have called an "alternative narrative" about apartheid South Africa during the 1980s.

Water crisis could have been prevented - expert

2015-11-02 16:35

An expert believes the country's water crisis could have been avoided had the government acted sooner.

Court victory for AfriForum in presidential handbook battle

2015-10-30 18:29

Lobby group AfriForum’s bid to force the executive to reveal the "presidential handbook" has received a boost after the High Court in Pretoria ruled that it be made public.

AfriForum’s Ian Cameron: Afrikaans University built to protect culture

2015-10-20 07:40

AfriForum spokesperson Ian Cameron chats to Tim Modise about the establishment of a private university, which he argues does not have a racially-motivated agenda.

Zim govt property in Cape Town sold for R3.7m

2015-09-21 15:26

A Cape Town property that belonged to the Zimbabwean government has been auctioned off for R3.76 million to cover a legal costs order it owed AfriForum.

Student injured as sjamboks fly in Stellenbosch college protest

2015-09-01 14:11

At least one student has been injured in a protest that turned violent at the Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute in Stellenbosch, as people who tried to enter lecture halls were sjambokked.

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