Media Statements

AfriForum Youth spreads Easter cheer at the Jacaranda Children’s Home

AfriForum Youth spreads Easter cheer at the Jacaranda Children’s Home

AfriForum Youth Tuks visited the Jacaranda Children’s Home in East Lynne, Pretoria to spread Easter cheer to the Home’s 250 children. This youth branch distributed 25 boxes of Easter eggs, clothing and toys.

UFS denies non-suspended student graduation ceremony

UFS denies non-suspended student graduation ceremony

AfriForum Youth will give the necessary support to a University of the Free State (UFS) student, after the young man, who was involved in an alleged assault on the campus earlier this year, was informed via SMS that he is not welcome at his graduation ceremony next month.

ANC plan for graduates will boost brain drain – AfriForum Youth

ANC plan for graduates will boost brain drain – AfriForum Youth

The ANC’s plans to institute a service year for graduates after completion of their studies will only encourage young people to leave the country, AfriForum Youth said today.

AfriForum Youth hands petition for student exemption of e-toll to Sanral

AfriForum Youth hands petition for student exemption of e-toll to Sanral

Representatives of AfriForum Youth’s national management submitted documentation and petitions signed by over 2500 students during the past 30 days to Sanral Spokesperson Vusi Mona today. This came after AfriForum Youth had launched a campaign to have full-time students exempted from e-toll.

AfriForum Youth demands apology from Memela over racist statements

AfriForum Youth demands apology from Memela over racist statements

AfriForum Youth demands that columnist Sandile Memela apologises to all South Africans for racist remarks he had made in a blog on the website of the Mail and Guardian. In the blog Memela says that some whites buy guns for two reasons: to kill animals and black people.   Some white men, Memela says, do not […]

AfriForum Youth asks for proof of NYDA performance

AfriForum Youth asks for proof of NYDA performance

AfriForum Youth questioned statements made by President Jacob Zuma in his speech at the Presidential Indaba on Youth Jobs and Skills, and sent a letter to the NYDA to request proof of their involvement in the creation of the 420 000 jobs to which Zuma had referred.

AfriForum Youth supports suspended House Committee

AfriForum Youth supports suspended House Committee

AfriForum Youth has offered its support to members of the Karlien Female Residence at the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University. This comes after the House Committee was temporarily suspended, after charges – which are still unknown to them – were laid against them. The youth organisation is of the view that the University’s steps […]

Nzimande intervention at Puk an onslaught on Afrikaans, aided by Beeld editor – AfriForum Youth

Nzimande intervention at Puk an onslaught on Afrikaans, aided by Beeld editor – AfriForum Youth

AfriForum Youth regards the reaction of the Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, on the so-called Puk incident as proof that the Minister is pushing a pre-conceived political agenda.

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.