University of Stellenbosch

 

Nuclear or bust?

Lynley Donnelly

A final decision on whether South Africa will extend its nuclear power capacity is expected within the month, if not sooner.

SA literary champion dies

Mail & Guardian Online reporter and Sapa, Sapa-AFP

Former Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns (South African Science and Art Academy) chairperson and honorary member Professor Elize Botha died on November 15 at the age of 76, the academy announced. Botha also served as chancellor of the University of Stellenbosch since 1998.

Inflation expectations tick up slightly

Staff Reporter

After a substantial increase during the third quarter, inflation expectations only ticked up slightly during the fourth quarter, according to the latest BER Inflation Expectation Survey. CPIX inflation expectations are now expected to average 6% (previously 5,9%) during 2007, 5,9% (5,8%) during 2008 and 5,6% (unchanged) during 2009.

De Villiers: Show me overlooked black talent

Lucky Sindane

Springbok coach Peter has challenged black clubs which claim he is neglecting black talent to name the players they say are overlooked. De Villiers reacted to complaints that rugby authorities paid no attention to black areas and therefore denied talented youngsters opportunities to play at the highest level.

Actor dies in motorcycle accident

Staff Reporter

South African actor Antonio Summerton was killed in a motorcycle accident in Roodepoort on Saturday night, metro police said on Sunday. Chief Superintendent Wayne Minaar said Summerton, who played a role in popular Afrikaans soap opera 7de Laan, was killed in an accident in Constantia Road in Roodepoort.