Potchefstroom College is incompetent

Potchefstroom College is incompetent

AfriForum Youth today said that the Potchefstroom College of Agriculture is incapable of establishing South Africa’s 13th college of agriculture, named the West Rand Agricultural Training Institute in Gauteng, in partnership with the North West Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and its Gauteng counterpart. According to reports, the Potchefstroom College of Agriculture is set […]

Students waiting for certificates are now getting assistance

Students waiting for certificates are now getting assistance

Students who have been waiting for more than three years for their trade certificates are now receiving assistance after AfriForum Youth threatened with legal steps against the Services SETA.

Ngubeni should have left a long time ago

Ngubeni should have left a long time ago

The suspension of the CEO of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), Steven Ngubeni, during the past week is long overdue and a relief for taxpayers,” said AfriForum Youth.

53 vacant posts at Elsenburg Agricultural College

53 vacant posts at Elsenburg Agricultural College

AfriForum Youth is concerned about 53 vacant posts at the Elsenburg Agricultural College in the Western Cape after the youth organisation obtained this information in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act.

Young white people feel alienated from Government celebrations

Young white people feel alienated from Government celebrations

AfriForum Youth said that the many members of minority groups who do not attend Government celebrations feel alienated because the events are not inclusive and the opinions of minorities are marginalised.  This was in reaction to ANC MP Judy Tshabalala who expressed her concern in a parliamentary debate about young white South Africans who do […]

Students asked to monitor the quality of Afrikaans

Students asked to monitor the quality of Afrikaans

AfriForum Youth sent a letter to the University of the Free State (UFS) in which they demanded that better quality control be exercised in the next exams. The letter was written after several complaints were submitted to AfriForum Youth regarding the poor quality of Afrikaans used recently in examination papers, tests and study guides.

Potchefstroom College of Agriculture falling apart

Potchefstroom College of Agriculture falling apart

AfriForum Youth sent a letter to the Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Blade Nzimande as well as the Council for Higher Education wherein they request a merger between the Potchefstroom College of Agriculture and the North-West University. This request comes after AfriForum Youth has again received a series of complaints from students highlighting the collapse […]

A minute of silence for victims of ANC terror attacks

A minute of silence for victims of ANC terror attacks

On 20 May 2013, AfriForum Youth placed a wreath and observed a minute of silence in the Pretoria CBD for the civilians killed in ANC terror attacks between 1980 and 1994. The event celebrated the lives of the 19 civilians who died in the Church Street attack thirty years ago.

Complaints channel with NRF established

Complaints channel with NRF established

AfriForum Youth met with senior management of the National Research Foundation, a statutory research body responsible for funding more than 8000 postgraduate students, to establish a channel to be used by students who are of the opinion that they are the victims of racial discrimination when being denied bursaries.

AfriForum Youth addresses letter to UJ

AfriForum Youth addresses letter to UJ

AfriForum Youth sent a letter to the office of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) rector to emphasise students’ concerns with regards to the political school that the ANC wants to establish at the Walter Sisulu Leadership Academy: