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AfriForum welcomes Nersa’s decision about tariff increase

December 15, 2017 deur Natasha Venter

The civil rights organisation AfriForum welcomes the decision by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) to increase Eskom’s electricity tariff for the 2018/2019 financial year with only 5,23%. This follows after Eskom applied for an increase of 19,9%.

AfriForum requests chain stores to test their food against listeria themselves 

December 14, 2017 deur Mariska Batt

  The civil rights organisation AfriForum yesterday afternoon urgently requested the CEOs of the large fast-food restaurant chains and supermarket chain stores in South Africa via a letter to test their food against listeria by themselves before it is sold … Continue reading

AfriForum cleans up Naboomspruit while municipal workers strike

December 11, 2017 deur Natasha Venter

AfriForum’s Naboomspruit branch in cooperation with Solidarity Helping Hand on 6 and 7 December 2017 cleaned up the town while municipal workers went on a strike to demand higher wages.

Tshwane Metro’s waste removal levy inconsistent with Constitution – AfriForum

December 11, 2017 deur Natasha Venter

AfriForum today sent a letter to the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality in which the civil rights organisation demanded that the municipality not proceed with the implementation of a waste removal levy as it was unconstitutional. This levy will mean that tax … Continue reading

AfriForum welcomes court judgement regarding Shaun Abrahams

December 8, 2017 deur Mariska Batt

  The civil rights organisation AfriForum welcomes the news that Shaun Abrahams, National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), must vacate his position.