Stellenbosch University


Journalism scholars fail the test

Staff Reporter, Guy Berger

...Two areas of new interest are in the fields of business magazines and technology. Business Today, Business World, the Economic Times, and Technocrat, launched fairly recently, are doing well ... Bhutan, with less than 1 million population, can now boast of publishing its own national newspaper. Authors: Anju Chaudhary and Anne Chen, in the book Global Journalism.

Piet Koornhof, a man of contradictions

Staff Reporter

Piet Koornhof, who died in a Stellenbosch frail care centre on Monday at the age of 82, following a stroke, was a man of contradictions. Seen as a "verligte" in successive apartheid-era Cabinets, the posts he accepted carried responsibility for some of apartheid's most bizarre and inhumane policies.

SA women cricketers qualify for World Cup

Staff Reporter

South Africa Women have made it to next year's International Cricket Council Women's World Cup after hammering Ireland Women by seven wickets in the semifinals of the World Cup qualifier tournament in Stellenbosch. Ireland Women were skittled for 107 in 47.4 overs as the South African bowlers gave them no breathing space.

Look who's talking

Ridwaan Bawa

It was with growing astonishment, anger and finally disgust that I read Corné Krige's recent comments on new Springbok coach Pieter de Villiers. The most nauseating part of what read like a racist attack by the former Bok captain on De Villiers was a line from his final paragraph.

NPA: No decision yet on probe into Lubowski murder

Staff Reporter

The decision to re-open an investigation into the Anton Lubowski murder has not yet been taken, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Monday. Lubowski, a Stellenbosch University-educated lawyer, a Namibian anti-apartheid activist and a prominent South West Africa People's Organisation member, was assassinated 18 years ago.