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More farm attacks: Mthethwa’s silence borders on collusion

January 15, 2013 deur afriministrator

AfriForum today alleged that the silence of the Minister of Police, Nathi Mthethwa, on farm attacks borders on collusion. This was in reaction to the news that the bodies of another elderly couple (both between 70 and 75) were found … Continue reading

Director of Public Prosecutions prosecuting a senior municipal official together with local mayor

January 15, 2013 deur afriministrator

The civil rights organisation, AfriForum, welcomes the decision of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) of the Western Cape to prosecute Mr Raymond Wagenaar, an employee of the Oudtshoorn municipality, together with Mr Gordon April, the mayor, for theft of … Continue reading

No proper landfill management at Govan Mbeki municipality – AfriForum

January 14, 2013 deur afriministrator

AfriForum is demanding that the Govan Mbeki municipality start to manage the Secunda landfill site properly following complaints received from the local community about environmental and health issues pertaining to the site. According to Tokkie Reinecke, chairperson of the AfriForum … Continue reading

African Commission receives historic submission for reinstatement of SADC Tribunal

January 13, 2013 deur afriministrator

The unilateral decision by the 14 Southern African Development Community (SADC) heads of state in May 2011 to close down the respected regional court of the SADC Tribunal will come under the scrutiny of the African Commission on Human and … Continue reading

AfriForum asks for information on textbook delivery

January 11, 2013 deur afriministrator

AfriForum would like to hear from schools that have not received all textbooks for 2013 yet, or experience problems in this regard. This announcement follows in response to the news that some schools in Limpopo had still not received books … Continue reading