Stellenbosch

Write the future with young adults

Leaders of this continent need to pay attention to the intellectual need of the majority of the population.

Two murders, two crime strategies

Authorities are accused of taking violent crime in the Western Cape’s rural areas more seriously than on the Cape Flats, writes Lester Kiewit

The Wine Guy

Trailblazing Stellenbosch

A tale of two dorpies in the Varsity Cup

A clash between Tukkies and Maties somehow depicts the alienating energy of the capital city

Malema: Farming must continue ‘uninterrupted’, but ‘idle’ land must be redistributed

Malema also emphasised that there was no turning back on their call for the state to own all the land in the country

South Africa’s first black female winemaker shakes up industry

The emergence of a crop of new black players is changing the makeup of the industry that is among the world's top 10 wine producers

Why Afrikaans doesn’t qualify for special treatment at universities

Those who don't want English as Stellenbosch's main language have invoked SA's Constitution, but the assumptions underlying their arguments are false.

Terroir’s earthy taste of winter

Brent Meersman explores the elegantly casual Terroir restaurant's European inspired cuisine and its sweet deals for winter.

Western Cape floods claim woman’s life

At least one person has died, and another is missing following heavy rains which caused flooding across the Western Cape.

Off the “paraffin grid”

Khaya Power wins the Community Renewable Energy Award sponsored by Eskom.

Water department in tricky legal waters

Water affairs is suing Stellenbosch municipality for pollution with only a draft protocol to guide it.

Quiet please, academics advancing

The Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study is an enclave for research where scholars can explore ideas, think -- and get a good lunch.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs