Nzimande tackles varsity transformation

2013-01-23 13:11

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has set up a transformation committee for universities which will review initiation practices, nearly five years after the controversial Reitz incident.

Judgment reserved in Reitz Four appeal

2011-06-13 22:46

Judgment has been reserved by the Free State High Court in an appeal hearing by the four former University of the Free State students who humiliated five of its black workers.

Reitz 4 'forgiven and cleansed'

2011-02-26 07:08

Guests watched as the four former Reitz students publicly expressed a "deep regret" of their conduct and the harm it caused for the workers of the UFS.

Reitz 4, victims to reconcile

2011-02-21 22:25

A two day reconciliation programme is planned for the "Reitz Four" students and the UFS workers they humiliated in a video-taped initiation-type ceremony, the UFS says

Tutu to get honorary UFS degree

2011-01-17 19:22

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will receive an honorary degree from the University of the Free State when he opens its International Institute for Studies in Race, Reconciliation and Social Justice.

Reitz 4 to appeal

2010-09-17 07:42

Four former UFS students known as the Reitz Four have filed a notice of appeal, saying their sentence was not in proportion to the crime committed.

New UFS video ‘victims’ also punished

2010-08-05 09:26

The perpetrators and the victims of the latest UFS video scandal have been punished and made to do community service.

Media ban after new UFS video

2010-08-03 15:14

The University of the Free State has decided to keep its mouth shut about the latest initiation video controversy – this time with white students as the alleged victims.

Cope welcomes Reitz judgment

2010-07-31 19:06

Cope welcomes the guilty verdict and sentencing of four former Free State University students, known as the Reitz Four, on crimen injuria charges.

Ruling should end Reitz saga

2010-07-30 18:05

The sentencing of the "Reitz Four" students should be seen as the final chapter of the case, says the Freedom Front Plus.


Reitz Four sentences reduced

2011-06-24 07:17

The sentences of the so-called Reitz Four students have been reduced in the Bloemfontein High Court, it has been reported.

Reitz 4 want R1m to talk

2011-02-27 19:51

The Reitz Four are truly sorry about humiliating five workers in a racist video and they are willing to talk about their experience – for a fee of R1m.

No place for 'arrogance in reconciliation'

2011-02-25 17:39

Reconciliation in South Africa cannot be approached with arrogance, says former chief justice Pius Langa.

Reitz Equality Court case settled

2011-02-21 10:22

The Equality Court matter between the "Reitz Four" students and the University of the Free State workers has reportedly been settled out of court.

Ombudsman dismisses Reitz complaint

2010-11-03 19:09

A complaint lodged against the City Press for calling the subject of a story relating to the Reitz Four a "right-wing group", has been dismissed by the Press Ombudsman.

Reitz 4 granted leave to appeal

2010-08-31 13:28

The four former University of the Free State students known as the "Reitz Four" have been granted leave to appeal their sentence.

FF+ Youth calls for UFS race probe

2010-08-03 21:37

The FF Plus Youth has called for a probe into what it claimed is the University of the Free State's unequal treatment of black and white students.

UFS knew of second video

2010-08-02 22:05

A second initiation video has surfaced at the University of the Free State, this time with white students as the "victims".

Reitz 4 sentence 'appropriate'

2010-07-30 21:26

The guilty verdict and sentencing of four former Free State University students, known as the Reitz Four, on crimen injuria charges, have been welcomed by the ANC.

UFS victims smile after verdict

2010-07-30 13:39

The complainants in the Reitz saga are smiling after four former students from the now non-existent UFS hostel received a fine of R20 000 each.

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