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 Mugabe allegedly assaulted 20-year-old Engels with an electrical cord after she found her with her two sons.
Zimbabwe Embassy pulls out of Grace Mugabe's assault case

Friday 6 October 2017 15:15

The Zimbabwean Embassy has withdrawn its participation in the matter brought by model Gabriela Engels and civil rights group Afri-Forum to review the diplomatic immunity.


Afriforum looks to court to overturn Mugabe immunity

Tuesday 19 September 2017 08:00

Civil rights organisation Afriforum will ask the High Court in Pretoria to review the diplomatic immunity granted to Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe on Tuesday.


AfriForum won't be deterred in Mugabe's assault case

Tuesday 12 September 2017 16:45

AfriForum says they won't be deterred in their case against the embattled Zimbabwe's First Lady, Grace Mugabe.


Engels filed an assault charge against Mugabe earlier this month after she allegedly attacked her with an electrical extension cord.
AfriForum challenges Grace Mugabe's immunity

Thursday 24 August 2017 19:49

South African model Gabriella Engels and Afriforum filed court papers asking for an order to set aside the minister's decision to grant Mugabe immunity.


SADC Summit 'smokescreen' for Mugabe deal: Afriforum

Monday 21 August 2017 08:00

Afriforum lawyer Willie Spies says Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe did not come to South Africa for the SADC Summit and could therefore not have qualified for diplomatic immunity.


AfriForum to challenge Mugabe's immunity

Sunday 20 August 2017 19:07

AfriForum says it will launch a judicial review of the government's decision to grant Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity for an assault charge in South Africa.


Grace Mugabe allegedly assaulted Gabriella Engels with an extension cord at a Sandton hotel.
Grace Mugabe granted diplomatic immunity - DIRCO

Sunday 20 August 2017 14:42

Zimbabwe's First Lady, Grace Mugabe, has been granted diplomatic immunity.


Afriforum pushes for Grace Mugabe's prosecution

Friday 18 August 2017 11:00

Fear that Zimbabwean First Lady, Grace Mugabe would not be prosecuted because of her political connections is what has driven Advocate Gerrie Nel and Afriforum to step in on the assault case.


Advocate Nel will be representing 20-year-old Johannesburg model, who has accused Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe of assaulting her.
Assault victim's family turn down settlement in Grace Mugabe issue

Thursday 17 August 2017 17:22

Former state prosecutor Gerrie Nel says a third party is reported to have offered the family of Gabriella Engels a settlement sum.


The survey, which included focus groups, concluded that abolishing religion in schools would be devastating for child development.
Abolishing religion in schools detrimental to learners' development

Tuesday 16 May 2017 19:21

The Federation for South African Schools has argued in the High Court in Johannesburg that abolishing religion in schools would have detrimental effects on learner’s development.


In 2014 Julius Malema urged his supporters to occupy land.
Land invasion case against Malema postponed

Friday 5 May 2017 20:15

EFF leader Julius Malema has told his supporters to continue occupying any unoccupied piece of land they see.


O’Sullivan’s lawyer lashes out at the police

Tuesday 14 February 2017 09:30

Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan's lawyer says police acted in contempt of a court order when they arrested his client on Monday night.


Paul O’Sullivan released from jail

Tuesday 14 February 2017 05:43

Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan was arrested and released from custody by order of the High Court in Pretoria late on Monday night.


High Court says no to Afrikaans at Pretoria University

Thursday 15 December 2016 16:15

The High Court in Pretoria has rejected civil rights group AfriForum's application to have Afrikaans remain as a teaching language at the University of Pretoria.


The Human Rights Commission says the use of Afrikaans as a parallel medium of instruction with English at the UFS was used to inhibit transformation.
HRC welcomes SCA ruling on UFS language policy

Wednesday 14 December 2016 07:49

The Human Rights Commission says a ruling for English to be a medium of learning confirms that courts of law are determined to address imbalances at higher learning institutions.


Julius Malema has applied to the high court that the Riotous Assemblies' Act of 1956, which was used to charge him, be declared unconstitutional.
Malema to appear in court

Sunday 13 November 2016 21:44

EFF Leader Julius Malema is set to appear before the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court on Monday.


  In April 2013, the court ordered that the old names be displayed with the new names.
Afriforum’s urgent application on street names struck off the roll

Thursday 28 April 2016 12:31

An urgent application, in which Afriforum is asking the High Court in Pretoria to review the City of Tshwane's decision to replace old street names with new ones, has been struck off the roll.


Fikile Mbalula praised SAFA for meeting transformation targets.
Afriforum to report Mbalula to international sports bodies

Tuesday 26 April 2016 07:09

Afriforum is to complain to international sports bodies about Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula's ban on four sport governing bodies


Some University of Pretoria students have vowed to continue protesting against the use of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction.
AfriForum wants to engage with EFF-aligned students at Tuks

Sunday 28 February 2016 15:07

AfriForum says they have made numerous attempts to reach out to Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)-aligned students at the University of Pretoria, but to no avail.


Henrico Barnard says the attacks create anger on student who speaks Afrikaans in the University of Pretoria.
Afrikaans issue at universities an attack on culture: Afriforum

Wednesday 24 February 2016 11:56

Member of Afriforum at the University of Pretoria, Henrico Barnard, says the Afrikaans issue at universities has become a direct attack on the culture and the language as a whole.


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