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Sexual Assault Clinic functioning again, thanks to AfriForum

by in Local government statements on 05 March, 2015

Two AfriForum branches on the East Rand joined forces to ensure that the doors of the Sexual Assault Clinic (SAC) in Benoni remain open for victims of sex crimes.

Language Act delays and compliance against the spirit of Constitution, says AfriForum

by in Media Statements on 05 March, 2015

AfriForum has noted deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa’s parliamentary answer that obstacles in the way of the implementation of the Use of Official Languages Act (Act 12 of 2012) has to be resolved. In AfriForum’s opinion, the manner in which the implementation of the Act has been handled to date, does not reflect the spirit of the Constitution that necessitated the creation of this Act at all.

AfriForum an oasis for thirsty police

by in Local government statements on 05 March, 2015

The South African Police Service (SAPS) is also feeling the pinch of bad municipal service delivery. The police station in Barkley West has been without water since early yesterday morning, which compelled AfriForum to intervene.

Two former Kovsies students claim R1 million from Rector

by in Media Statements on 05 March, 2015

The legal team of AfriForum Youth served a letter of demand on Professor Jonathan Jansen, Rector of the University of the Free State (UFS), in which Cobus Muller and Charl Blom, former students, claim compensation of R1 million from Prof Jansen and the UFS. The parties have been given two weeks to pay out the compensation.

NWU and the AfriForum & Solidarity language report

by in Blog on 05 March, 2015

Universities are supposed to train people for service to the community. This means the wider community, because an integral part of the idea of a university is the concept of academic freedom, the freedom to do scientific research and to communicate and teach about that without fear of any kind of persecution. Academic freedom was mentioned as early as 1155 or 1158 with regard to the University of Bologna.