Apartheid flag: AfriForum denied leave to appeal hate speech ruling

2019-09-20 10:41

AfriForum has been denied leave to appeal Deputy Judge President Phineas Mojapelo's ruling that the gratuitous display of the apartheid-era flag amounts to hate speech.

Apartheid flag: Nelson Mandela Foundation appeal Roets flag ruling

2019-09-17 19:19

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has filed an application to appeal the Equality Court ruling in favour of AfriForum's Ernst Roets and his display of the old South African flag.

AfriForum's Roets set to learn his fate on apartheid flag tweet

2019-09-17 05:42

AfriForum's deputy CEO Ernst Roets will learn his fate when the Equality Court delivers judgment in an urgent application that he be found in contempt of court for tweeting a picture of the apartheid flag, hours after its display was banned.

Ernst Roets has insulted court's dignity by tweeting apartheid flag - Nelson Mandela Foundation

2019-09-04 14:56

AfriForum deputy CEO Ernst Roets has disrespected and insulted the dignity of the courts and should be found in contempt, the Nelson Mandela Foundation has argued in the Equality Court.

Kallie Kriel: Banning in the name of Mandela

2019-08-29 05:00

People who are satisfied with the banning of the old flag should realise what the consequences may be in future if someone feels offended by something else that is important to them, writes Kallie Kriel.

Nelson Mandela Foundation to take AfriForum's Ernst Roets to court over apartheid flag tweet

2019-08-23 11:10

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says it will file an urgent application in the High Court to declare that Ernst Roets, Afriforum's deputy chief, is in contempt of court for a tweet using the old apartheid flag.

Apartheid flag ruling is not a victory yet - Nelson Mandela Foundation

2019-08-21 15:30

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says the ruling that gratuitous display of the apartheid-era flag constitutes hate speech is not a victory until South Africans can unite and work together.

Madonsela joins Kili team to raise funds for girls' dignity campaign

2019-08-04 12:01

Professor Thuli Madonsela on Sunday joined a team of climbers waved off for the gruelling Trek4Mandela expedition up Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for sanitary towels for school girls.

Complaints raised not enough to taint elections – Nelson Mandela Foundation

2019-05-10 19:30

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and National Foundations Dialogue Initiative say although the elections have been marred by a number of issues, these are not enough to question the elections.

Ban SA's apartheid flag? Court case starts today

2019-04-29 07:23

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and AfriForum will head to the Equality Court on Monday and Tuesday to argue for and against whether the display of the old South African flag constitutes hate speech.


Serjeant at the Bar: High Court judgment not the end of Ernst Roets' problems

2019-09-18 10:37

To a lay reader Judge Lamont's judgment in the Ernst Roets case may appear to be a move to duck a controversial question. However, the relief sought by the NMF was misconceived and the court's approach therefore correct, writes Serjeant at the Bar.

Apartheid flag: 'This was a witch-hunt from the Nelson Mandela Foundation' - Roets

2019-09-17 12:23

AfriForum head of policy Ernst Roets has slammed the Nelson Mandela Foundation for taking him to court over the apartheid flag.

'Here's a tiny little flag. Is that hate speech?' - lawyer argues on behalf of AfriForum's Ernst Roets

2019-09-04 16:25

The Equality Court must accept AfriForum deputy CEO Ernst Roets' version stating why he tweeted a picture of the apartheid flag - after a court ruling banning its gratuitous display, his lawyer has argued.

'Contempt of court' flag case against AfriForum set for Tuesday

2019-09-02 22:06

AfriForum will be defending itself in a contempt of court application after its deputy CEO Ernst Roets tweeted a picture of the old South African flag hours after an Equality Court ruling.

Apartheid flag: AfriForum to oppose Mandela Foundation's 'contempt of court' application

2019-08-27 15:51

AfriForum deputy CEO Ernst Roets intends to oppose the Nelson Mandela Foundation's application to have him held in contempt of court.

'Did I just commit hate speech?' - AfriForum's Ernst Roets causes anger with his apartheid flag tweet

2019-08-22 16:36

Just hours after a scathing judgment banning the gratuitous display of the old apartheid flag, AfriForum's deputy CEO Ernst Roets took to Twitter to post a picture of the flag, asking: "Did I just commit hate speech?"

Apartheid flag ruling: Gratuitous display constitutes hate speech

2019-08-21 12:29

The gratuitous display of the old apartheid flag constitutes hate speech, the Equality Court, sitting in the Gauteng High court in Johannesburg, has ruled.

Warm send off for SA climbers heading to Kilimanjaro

2019-07-13 16:34

17 climbers keep Madiba magic alive as they prepare to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

Nelson Mandela Foundation wants the display of the apartheid flag in private homes declared unlawful

2019-04-30 15:31

The apartheid-era flag is the most visible symbol of white supremacy which was degrading and dehumanising to black people," the Nelson Mandela Foundation has argued in the Equality Court.

Nelson Mandela Foundation's Sello Hatang handed Keys to the City of Florence

2019-02-17 16:28

Nelson Mandela Foundation chief executive, Sello Hatang, has been handed the Keys to the City of Florence for his work and activism around youth empowerment in that City, as well as his work in keeping Mandela's legacy alive.

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