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Today, 31 years ago, the State of Emergency was declared in...

The increasing popular resistance and violent township protests amid the 1980s forced the South African government to declare a State of Emergency. On 20...

Stability in Zimbabwe is still in question

Following a two day national shutdown of schools and hospitals due to violent protests in Zimbabwe, civil servants are back at work and some...

Charges against UFS students withdrawn unconditionally

Charges against two University of the Free State (UFS) students who were initially arrested during protest on 24 February at the Bloemfontein campus have...

Legal Aid welcomes NPA’s decision to withdraw charges against UFS students

Legal Aid South Africa has welcomed the National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) decision to withdraw charges against seven of the nine University of the Free...

Two Eastern Cape entrances blocked for the Free State

Two Free State roads entering the Eastern Cape Province has been blocked by taxis since this morning (Friday). The road between Zastron and Sterkspruit...

Dr Belcher Road open after taxi protests

Dr Belcher Road in Bloemfontein has been reopened after taxi drivers blockaded the road earlier today. This comes after the Bloemfontein police earlier advised motorists...

UFS workers suspend protest and return to work

Workers from the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) at the University of the Free State were back at work on Tuesday...

Northern Cape service delivery protester gets heavy sentence

The Mothibistad Regional Court has punished a protester severely for setting a government vehicle alight during a service delivery protest. The court found Matthews...

Workers’ protests continue at UFS

Workers from the National Education Health Allies and Worker’s Union (Nehawu) at the University of the Free State (UFS) went into a second day...

UFS workers down tools over salary increases

About 50 workers that belong to the National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) gathered to protest outside the University of the Free...

Protesters barricade road south of Bloemfontein

Police dispersed protesters that have blockaded the road linking the N6 with the Dewetsdorp Road, south of Bloemfontein. Residents of the informal settlement used...

Protestors vow to continue action at UFS

SRC members, some students and disgruntled contract workers from the University of the Free State’s (UFS) Bloemfontein campus will continue protesting until the university...

Color Run cancelled due to UFS protests

The Color Run South Africa had planned on hosting an event at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein Campus, on Saturday 27 February....

Arrested UFS workers and students granted bail

The 39 workers and students from the University of the Free State (UFS) were granted bail on Tuesday after they appearing in the Bloemfontein...

Statement by Prof Jonathan Jansen, Vice-Chancellor and Rector of the University...

As all of you know, last night we witnessed a really tragic event at Xerox Shimla Park on the Bloemfontein Campus on the occasion...

Political jousting could be behind university violence

Professor Jonathan Jansen has hinted at the possibility that political parties vying for positions could be fanning the flames of racial conflict at the University...

A group of Kovsie students calling for a united front against...

A group of students at the University of the Free State are calling for a united front against racism. Protesting students this morning asked their...