Free State University launches racial equality campaign

The University of the Free State(UFS) launched a No-to-Racism/Yes-to-Equality Campaign in March 2015 and yesterday students and staff from the main campus came together to publicly pledge their support and commitment to equality and the eradication of racism at UFS.… Read the rest

One white farmer killed every second day in SA

The killing-spree against white farmers continues unabated.

Two black men were arrested for the murder of an elderly white woman at Erfbloem farm near Theunissen, Free State police said on Tuesday.

The two blacks, aged 21 and 22, were accused … Read the rest

Black farmer’s shooting case postponed

guns_ak47sA farm owner accused of attempted murder after he allegedly shot and wounded a teenager has appeared in the Ladybrand Magistrate’s Court, Free State police said on Wednesday.

The case against Motlalentoa Alfred Makoae, 53, was postponed on Tuesday to … Read the rest

Man appears for Meqheleng murder

knife_murderA man alleged to have fatally stabbed another in the Meqheleng area outside Ficksburg was denied bail in the Ficksburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday, Free State police said.

Captain Phumelelo Dhlamini said Liphaphang Ben Masilo, 25, was arrested in connection … Read the rest

‘Racism’ at Free State school to be investigated

Racism is rife at schools across the Free State and requires an investigation, the SA Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) said on Wednesday.

“We call on the department of education to investigate acts of racism beyond the issue of Wilgehof Primary … Read the rest

School gang threatens Free State teacher

A teacher at the Louw Wepener High School, in the Free State, fears for her life and that of her family after threats by a school gang, the Volksblad newspaper reported on Tuesday.

According to the newspaper, the 666-gang threatened … Read the rest