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ANC, Malema, AfriForum settle on ‘shoot the boer’ controversy

An eleventh-hour settlement has been reached between AfriForum, the ANC and Julius Malema over the heated "shoot the boer" debacle.

Race row at Tukkies hots up

A report to parliament cites discrimination in terms of bursaries and election to the alumni board at the University of Pretoria.

AfriForum opposes Malema’s appeal bid

AfriForum has given notice of its intention to oppose ANCYL leader Julius Malema's Constitutional Court appeal against a guilty hate speech verdict.

Judge: ‘Shoot the boer’ is incitement to murder

'Shoot the boer' lyrics have been ruled incitement to murder, in a high court case not directly related to Julius Malema's hate speech trial.

Closing argument in Malema hate speech trial on May 19

Closing argument in ANCYL president Julius Malema's hate speech trial will begin on May 19, the lawyer for lobby group AfriForum said on Tuesday.

ANC seeks to intervene in Malema case

The ANC is to apply for leave to intervene in the hate speech case brought by AfriForum against ANC Youth League president Julius Malema.

AfriForum receives Malema’s court documents

AfriForum received plea documents from Julius Malema on Monday afternoon defending his right to sing the "shoot the boer" song.

Malema faces steep costs order

Julius Malema might have to cough up as much as R120 000 to AfriForum for legal fees after a court made a costs order against him.

AfriForum to oppose ANC song appeal

AfriForum wants to intervene in the ANC's application for leave to appeal the ban of the words "shoot the boer" in a freedom song.

Farmers seize Zim property in South Africa

White farmers whose land was seized under Zimbabwe's land reforms have claimed a house owned by Robert Mugabe's government in South Africa.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

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.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it