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Be a law-abiding road-rule citizen these holidays
Follow the rules of the road to be safe.

Road crashes are a major cause of deaths globally, and particularly during the March-April holidays in South Africa. Therefore, abiding by the rules of the road serves to curb the high number of fatalities and is highly recommended. We urge all staff and students to take caution on the roads to ensure a safe return to the campuses next term.

According to Arrive Alive, some of the leading accident causes include drunk driving, failure to wear seatbelts, driver inexperience, driver fatigue, distracted driving and walking, as well as bravado. Be sure to avoid this at all cost.

Obeying the rules of the road saves lives. In 2016, Arrive Alive partnered with the UFS BSafe Campaign to educate students on becoming more responsible drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. For more road safety tips, visit the Arrive Alive website here.

Mawande Mateza, Human Movement Science student, has five simple tips on how to stay safe on the road these holidays – courtesy of Protection Services.

Check out the video below.

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Workshop on enhancing good corporate governance in local government

The Faculty of Law at the University of the Free State (UFS) presented a workshop with the auditing firm KPMG on enhancing good corporate governance in local government.


Some of the people who attended the workshop were from the left:  Mr   Peter Maloka (Chairperson of committees: Free State Provincial Government), Mr Kevin West (Director of KPMG), Prof Dave Lubbe (UFS Centre for Accounting), Ms  Mamikie Qabathe (Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Local Government and Housing), Adv Jannie Lubbe (Director of KPMG, Bloemfontein and extraordinary professor in the Research Unit for Economic Crime at the UFS) and Adv Jaco de Bruin (Research Unit for Economic Crime at the UFS). Photo: Stephen Collett

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