Reitz Four

Behind the high-fives

If there was gain, there was pain too for students on the UFS leadership programme.

The difficulties of diversity

It was a challenging week for University of the Free State students visiting New York.

UFS Diaries of Change

The <i>M&G</i> has accompanied 116 UFS students to the US on a new leadership programme introduced after the notorious Reitz residence video.

Jansen: ‘Come back changed individuals’

Vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen encourages UFS students to try the unexpected ahead of their overseas trip.

Bid to nullify UFS student poll

The South African Students' Congress (Sasco) has taken legal action against the UFS for allegedly 'banning' political activity on campus.

Reitz Four sentences reduced on appeal

The sentences of the so-called Reitz Four have been reduced by the Bloemfontein High Court, it was reported on Friday.

Reitz Four wait on sentence-appeal ruling

Judgment was reserved on Monday in an appeal by the Reitz Four against their sentences.

Reitz victims to start their own company

The victims of the 2008 racist video produced by four students of the University of the Free State are to start their own company.

Varsity puts Reitz Four incident to rest

The so-called Reitz Four video incident at the University of the Free State which led to a national outcry against racism has been forgiven.

Reitz Four Equality Court matter settled out of court

The Equality Court matter between the "Reitz Four" students and the University of the Free State (UFS) workers has been settled out of court.

Reitz Four granted leave to appeal sentence

The Reitz Four were on Tuesday granted leave to appeal their sentence in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court.

Reitz Four to appeal sentencing

The four former University of the Free State students known as the "Reitz Four" will appeal their sentencing, their lawyer said on Monday.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.