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Proposed name change of schools will only undermine cohesion – AfriForum

by in Media Statements on 26 March, 2015

AfriForum regards the opinion of the Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi, that the names of certain schools, mainly Afrikaans, have to be changed, as a sign of disrespect that will actually undermine social cohesion, and not promote it.

AfriForum claims money from municipality for the repair of electricity poles

by in Media Statements on 25 March, 2015

AfriForum today consulted its legal team to claim back money from the Emakhazeni Local Municipality which the civil rights watchdog spent on repairs of electricity poles in Machadodorp, Mpumalanga.    

Crime in Newcastle compels institution of neighbourhood watch

by in Local government statements on 24 March, 2015

The local AfriForum branch in Newcastle is to establish a neighbourhood watch, after concerned residents reported numerous complaints of crime to the branch.

Emalahleni Municipality given seven days to repair roads

by in Local government statements on 24 March, 2015

The Emalahleni Local Municipality was placed on terms by the local AfriForum branch to repair Witbank’s streets within seven days. If it is not done, the AfriForum branch will launch a project to repair the roads themselves and subsequently recover the expenses from the Municipality.

AfriForum Youth to subpoena Kovsies Rector

by in Media Statements on 23 March, 2015

AfriForum Youth has given their legal team instructions to go ahead with the compiling and serving of a subpoena against the Rector of the University of the Free State (UFS), Prof Jonathan Jansen and the UFS.