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Police officers push around AfriForum representatives and victims of farm murders in front of Minister’s office

by in Media Statements on 27 July, 2015

AfriForum is to lay charges against the Minister of Police, Nkosinathi Nhleko, the National Police Commissioner, Gen Riah Phiyega and the Tshwane Metro Police, after representatives of this organisation and victims whose loved ones were recently murdered on farms, were today pushed around by police officers and threatened with arrest in front of the Minister’s office.

150 Centurion ladies drink tea for safety

by in Safety statements on 27 July, 2015

After the attack on well-known economist, Dawie Roodt and his family at their home, the Centurion branch of AfriForum and Helping Hand focused on safety the past weekend at a glitzy ladies tea in Centurion, in the company of 150 of the fairer sex.

AfriForum requests inclusion of Afrikaans in Tourism’s language policy

by in Media Statements on 27 July, 2015

AfriForum has requested the Department of Tourism to include Afrikaans as one of its official languages of service delivery.  This follows in response to the publication of the draft language policy of the Department according to which its three official languages will be English, Sepedi and IsiZulu.  The policy also states that service delivery will be provided in the other official languages of South Africa, including Afrikaans, on demand, taking into account usage, practicality, expense, regional considerations and public need.

AfriForum Youth vigilant about decision at Elsenburg

by in Media Statements on 24 July, 2015

AfriForum Youth welcomes the decision that English will not be the only medium of instruction at Elsenburg Agricultural College as was announced earlier this week. That decision was overturned today during a meeting. Both Afrikaans and English were reintroduced as mediums of instruction.

A look at the Eastern Free State’s dirtiest rubbish dumps

by in Media Statements on 24 July, 2015

AfriForum has audited 53 rubbish dumps in nine provinces up until now in 2015 as part of its national project to measure the quality of rubbish dumps in South Africa.