MTN supports the racist EFF and ANC but not the Afrikaner – Sponsorship of large music festival cancelled but MTN did not hesitate to act as sponsor for political gatherings

The civil rights organisation AfriForum declared a dispute with MTN and launched a public campaign over the alleged racist action that is supported by the telecommunications company.

This follows after MTN announced that it withdrew its sponsorship at a large Afrikaans music festival because MTN does not support the personal views of one of the artists performing at the music festival.

At the same time, MTN does not hesitate to act as sponsor for the political gatherings of the ANC and the EFF. The public is asked to add their voices to this campaign.

Ernst Roets, Deputy CEO of AfriForum, says that MTN’s criteria for sponsorship therefore boils down to them having to support the personal views of those who are involved with a project. It can therefore be concluded that MTN, with its sponsorships to the ANC and EFF, support the views of both these parties.

“The ANC threatened that white farmers’ land would be forcefully taken away i
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Poor little Thandi Modise states that ‘Black Farmers Do Better Than White Farmers In South Africa”, but your farm failed (photo’s)

The National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise believes that AfriForum’s decision to privately prosecute her for animal cruelty is to advance the narrative of the failure of black farmers.

The lobby group and the SPCA announced on Thursday it would pursue the case.

Modise believes that AfriForum is targeting her to show that black people can’t farm and the case has emerged now when Parliament is embarking on a process related to land expropriation without compensation.

Modise said that in reality ‘black farmers do better than white farmers in South Africa”.

But AfriForum says it was the SPCA which approached them in November last year while Parliament’s process was adopted in February this year.

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel is eager to get back into a courtroom.

“Mr Mangwale and his team did a steely work in locating the witnesses in enhancing the case, consulting with experts.”

Nel hopes to have t
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Creative attempt at a land grab – Trespasser allow herd of cattle to graze on farm – farmer was informed by the trespasser that the land belonged to the state and that it was given to him

AfriForum, in collaboration with other organisations and authorities, impounded approximately 150 cattle on a farm near Vaalwater on Thursday 7 March 2019.

This follows after a trespasser had cut the farm’s fences and locks to allow his herd of cattle to graze there, after which the farmer was informed by the trespasser that the land belonged to the state and that it was assigned to the trespasser.

A helicopter was used early in the morning to find and to gather the cattle on adjacent farms. Trucks were used to pick up all the cattle and transport them to the pound in Potgietersrus. Farmers from the community, from as far as Ellisras, Matlabas and Nylstroom assisted with this task.

According to Llewellyn Hemmens, AfriForum’s Assistant Safety Coordinator for the Northern Region, many of the cattle had more than one brand and some were not marked at all. “It is illegal for cattle to have different brands and we therefore have a strong suspi
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Old SA flag is not a symbol of a crime against humanity and to ban it will infringe South Africans’ right to freedom of expression

The Nelson Mandela Foundation announced on Monday that its case regarding the old South African flag for hate speech, unfair discrimination and harassment would be heard in the Equity Court in April.

The case will be heard during the 29th and 30th of April. This comes after the foundation approached the court last March with the request to declare the use and exhibition of the old South African flag for hate speech, unfair discrimination and harassment based on race.

In addition, it said during a statement that it was time to admit that the old South African flag is a symbol of a crime against humanity and that the exhibition is humiliating black South Africans and promoting crime.

The statement supports the following: “It is important that the Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Promotion Act be used as a tool to discourage such behavior.”

According to the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the civil rights organization, AfriForu
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Juju yell ‘pay back the money’ but on the other hand he says ‘Stop lying’ about EFF’s R100K payment to AfriForum’

EFF president Julius Malema is seemingly denying paying more than R100 000 to civil-rights organisation AfriForum following a cost order.

According to a statement issued by AfriForum on Sunday, Malema and the EFF made a payment of R108 960,79 on January 10 – the second of five cost orders AfriForum obtained through various court cases brought against the EFF since March 2017.

The first payment of R126 703,59 was made on November 13 last year.

But despite the statement and the media reporting on the payment, Malema appears to be in the dark.

Replying to a report by EWN on Sunday, Malema tweeted: “I can’t afford even if I wanted to pay, stop lying.”

Asked how it felt to be “pushed” into a “#paybackthemoneysituation”, Malema replied: “Pushed by who?”

Malema later tweets: “Ok, thank you for information” and “If you don’t mind, it was between the two
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A warrant has been issued for arresting Grace Mugabe on a charge of assault with the intent to seriously injure – the former president’s wife may be in jail the festive season

AfriForum has on Wednesday announced that an arrest warrant has been issued against Grace Mugabe for allegedly assaulting Gabriella Engels.

The South African Police Service (SAPS) say they have approached Interpol to help enforce an arrest on Zimbabwean former first lady Grace Mugabe for allegedly assaulting a model in Sandton.

AfriForum has on Wednesday announced that an arrest warrant has been issued against Mugabe.

Earlier this year, the lobby group won a High Court application to review and set aside the government’s decision to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity after allegations emerged that she had assaulted Gabriella Engels.

Police spokesperson Vish Naidoo says a process on the matter has been initiated with the international anti-criminal organisation.

“We’ve done a circulation of informing all our ports of entry that is she comes into the country, we’ll arrest her. If she doesn’t come into the country, we will
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Disgusting is not a proper word! BLF Leader, Andile, Celebrates The Farm Murder Of 2 Elderly Couple Shot While Sleeping

In a shocking tweet posted on Friday the 14th of December 2018, the national spokesperson for Black First Land First, Lindsay Maasdorp, celebrated the brutal murder of an elderly couple, who was shot and killed whilst sleeping in their beds, on their farm in the Western Cape.

This comes after Black First Land First leader, Andile Mngxitama, last week said that for every one black person killed they would kill five white people, including women and children.

Two elderly victims, male and female, were both shot dead in their bed whilst sleeping according to Ian Cameron of Afriforum.

The SAHRC, as well as many civil rights organisations and political parties, indicated that they would lay charges against BLF and take the matter further legally.

Lobby group AfriForum recently reported that 22 farm attacks have been reported in the Western Cape since the start of this year.

In the most recent incident, a couple and their daughter were a
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SAD NEWS:- Another Farm Murder: Elderly Steyn Couple Slain As They Slept In Western Cape

A married couple in their seventies were shot while they slept in the Western Cape, as police investigate another farm murder in the region.

An elderly couple in Bonnievale, Western Cape, have become the latest victims of a farm murder in South Africa. Both Piet and Elmien Steyn were shot dead in their beds while they slept, as the farm murderers raided the property and stole a vehicle that belonged to the pair.
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Juju and land grabs: How to interpret the Trespass Acts and Riotous Assemblies

The case of Julius Malema and AfriForum is an interesting one, as it exposes the complexity of running a democratic country with laws that once were used as instruments of oppression.

Malema is by no means an unfortunate target in this instance. His rise to power with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) was founded on tapping into the core of the frustrations of the poor.

Land, employment, nationalisation and ‘white monopoly capital’ are just some of the instruments the EFF uses, to this day, to rally up the support of the majority in this country.

In 2014 he engaged crowds in Bloemfontein and Newcastle (Kwa-Zulu Natal) respectively, he got himself in trouble.

AfriForum, responding to Malema’s calls for people to occupy vacant, filed charges against the EFF leader, citing the Rioutous Assemblies Act, as well as the Trespass Act, as reasons why he should be prosecuted.

This is an interesting case because it involves two laws
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AfriForum releases the 2018 stats on farm attacks in the Western Cape

The numbers are in and they do not look good. According to the quantitative research conducted by AfriForum, there have been a total of 22 farm attacks in the Western Cape this year.

The topic of farm attacks has come to the fore a lot recently, after the lobby group brought awareness to the issue. Many South Africans have discounted this, saying that crime is an overall problem for everyone in this country.

As true as that may be, a crime is still a crime in the eyes of the law. Moreover, it is more apparent now that criminals specifically target farms for cash and weapons.

AfriForum: Farm attacks in 2018
In the first quarter of 2018, AfriForum had reported that, nationally, there had already been 109 farm attacks by March. According to an Eyewitness News report (written by Kevin Brandt), the national figure at this point in time has risen by 377.9% to 412 attacks.

15% of these, according to AfriForum, have result
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The Black First Land First (BLF) movement claims it has no money to pay legal costs as cases pile up, well, it’s easy, shut your mouth then

The group was in the Equality Court on Tuesday in the matter between itself and a complainant represented by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC).

The Black First Land First (BLF) movement says it has no money for legal representation in its court battles.

The group was in the Equality Court on Tuesday in the matter between itself and a complainant represented by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC).

The complainant has accused the BLF of using hate speech.

The BLF says that groups and people who have taken them to court over various incidents are opportunistic as they know that they cannot afford legal representation.

Deputy president Zanele Lwana explains: “It is a lot of money to pay for legal representation in this country. We already have an overwhelming amount of legal costs from racists, including AfriForum, who want to see our movement destroyed and punished through legal costs.”

She has
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SAPS under fire for “negligence” in their investigation of Naka Drotské’s case

The family of Naka Drotské revealed he is in a “critical condition” on Wednesday. His family want justice, but there could already be obstacles in the way.

Naka Drotské: Why SAPS are under fire for the investigation
Justice for the family is imperative. But, whatever happens next, concerns are already being raised that this could be impeded. Earlier in the week, AfriForum revealed that they directed an enquiry to the Tshwane East cluster of the SAPS, fearing that the crime scene was being treated with “negligence”.

Ian Cameron is the group’s Head of Community Safety. He was one of the first people to arrive at the Kameeldrift smallholding once the Drotské family had raised the alarm, and has been following the case closely. Alongside Naka’s brother Tinus, the following complaints have been registered:

The scene was not demarcated properly.
* Suspicious footprints at the propert
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