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Policewoman dies days after AfriForum’s warning about firing shots

July 18, 2019 deur Carina Bester

A few days after AfriForum’s media conference on prosecuting Julius Malema, where the organisation warned against the reckless firing of shots, a policewoman died in just such an incident. 

AfriForum and Tshwane Metro reach consensus on tariff increase

July 17, 2019 deur Carina Bester

AfriForum and the Tshwane Metro have met and pledged to work together to ensure consensus for both parties regarding the implementation of the 2019/2020 electricity tariff increases.

Victory for AfriForum and Nkungumathe community for school in Nkandla

July 17, 2019 deur Carina Bester

The Pietermaritzburg High Court delivered judgment in favour of AfriForum and the Nkungumathe community in Nkandla today to force the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education to build them a school, as had been undertaken more than a decade ago. The case … Continue reading

AfriForum criticizes minister’s R30 billion amount for NHI

July 15, 2019 deur Carina Bester

The civil rights organisation AfriForum said today that government’s additional R30 billion per year for National Health Insurance (NHI) is an uncalculated amount that will furthermore be entirely insufficient to operate such a system. On 14 July 2019 the Sunday paper Rapport reported … Continue reading

Tshwane Metro halts implementation of increased electricity tariff

July 12, 2019 deur Carina Bester

The Tshwane Metro announced on Friday 12 July 2019 that it will discontinue the implementation of the illegal increased tariff for the 2019/2020 term from 17 July 2019. This follows continued pressure from and even a court case brought by … Continue reading