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UFS hosts its biggest virtual graduation

The University of the Free State has recently presented its biggest virtual graduation ceremony during which certificates, diplomas, bachelor's degrees, honours degrees and postgraduate...

Can your side hustle get you fired?

In the age of pandemics and other socio-economic upheavals, relying on a single income may prove risky, especially as joblessness continues to rise. Statistics South...

76-year-old obtains Master’s with distinction

The 76-year-old Dr Hanneke Meyer has the community buzzing with excitement and pride after graduating for her Master of Divinity degree cum laude during...

New legal liquor drinking and selling age of 21 years?

The Department of Trade and Industry has released two Bills for public comment that will have a major effect on society in general. One...

Today, 62 years ago, ANC President Albert Luthuli banned

In 1954 the Minister of Justice C.R. Swart issued African National Congress (ANC) President Chief Albert Luthuli with two banning orders. One prohibited him...

FS community health workers’ case postponed

The appeal case of the 94 Free State community health workers has been postponed to August 8. This follows after Judge President Mahube Molemela, sitting...

Today, 34 years ago, editors opposed legislation on media control

Newspaper proprietors and editors of all the main South African newspapers, both English and Afrikaans, unanimously opposed the government's planned legislation to establish a...

Harsher punishment for vandals of essential infrastructure

People who steal and vandalise essential infrastructure such as electric cables and water pipes will face harsher punishment if they are found guilty by...

African language could be added to LLB curriculum

THANDI XABA New law students might have to study an African language as a compulsory subject if the Minister Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha...

IRR calls for deregulation of labour laws

THANDI XABA The recent labour law amendments to regulate labour broking are almost certain to deprive a huge number of unskilled young people, in the...

Juju in court for speeding

Julius Malema was released on R5000 bail in the early hours of this morning after being arrested for travelling 215km/h in a 120km/h zone.

Strict penalties for possession of child pornography

People found in possession of child pornography can be prosecuted under the Sexual Offences Act and Films Act.