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AfriForum Youth sponsors two words on World Dictionary Day

AfriForum Youth sponsors two words on World Dictionary Day

AfriForum Youth today, which is internationally celebrated as Dictionary Day, sponsored the words “tradition” and “activism” in the Sponsor a Word Project of the Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal (WAT), translated as the Dictionary of the Afrikaans Language.

Taaibos students disappointed about UP’s handling of racism complaint

Taaibos students disappointed about UP’s handling of racism complaint

The Security Department of the University of Pretoria told witnesses of a racist incident at the Taaibos Residence that the video recordings of the security cameras at the gate, where the incident occurred, are too dark and that other cameras were out of order. This, after a Taaibos student, Emuel Venter submitted a complaint on […]

Racist incident affronts white Tuks students; AfriForum Youth requests UP to take action

Racist incident affronts white Tuks students; AfriForum Youth requests UP to take action

Students of the Taaibos Residence at the University of Pretoria (UP) are distressed, after two unidentified black students from Kollege Tehuis made racist remarks and threats against white students at the gates of Taaibos on the evening of 4 September 2014. “The one student cursed white students and shouted that he hates whites and that […]

End in sight for Tuks residences

End in sight for Tuks residences

Residences at the University of Pretoria (UP) are to change into flats which will give accommodation for only first year students or just senior students. This announcement was communicated to house parents on 26 June, and the implementation thereof was postponed to 2015 after heavy objection from students. “AfriForum Youth last week sent a letter […]

AfriForum Youth demands that Wessels report be rejected

AfriForum Youth demands that Wessels report be rejected

AfriForum Youth today instructed its legal team to send a letter to the Council of the North-West University, requesting the Council to reject the Wessels Report in its current format and to refuse to submit the report to the Minister of Higher Education. AfriForum Youth took the step after it became clear from information circulating […]

UFS security a problem, not race – AfriForum Youth

UFS security a problem, not race – AfriForum Youth

The incident in which a student at the University of the Free State, Muzi Damani Gwebu, was assaulted, is not a race issue, but proof that security on campus is lax.

AfriForum Youth takes a stand against e-toll

AfriForum Youth takes a stand against e-toll

AfriForum Youth and students today took a stand at the University of Pretoria against the e-toll system. A huge banner was covered in footprints as part of the AfriForum Youth campaign against e-toll.

Potchefstroom Agricultural College unresponsive

Potchefstroom Agricultural College unresponsive

Futile efforts on the part of AfriForum Youth to contact the Management of the Potchefstroom Agricultural College forced AfriForum Youth to write a letter to the Head of the College in which Management was given an ultimatum.AfriForum Youth demands that a person be designated to work with the organisation in a genuine effort to solve […]