Voice of the Cape

December2015

Open Stellenbosch disappointed at stance on language policy

Student movement Open Stellenbosch has described the university council’s decision on the proposed language policy as a blatant rejection towards any transformation at the institution. Khule Duma, a member of Open Stellenbosch, said the reason why students had called for a change in the institution’s language policy was because black[…]

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World leaders urge breakthrough in Paris

World leaders launched an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back rising temperatures, with the United States and China leading calls for the climate summit in Paris to mark a decisive turn in the fight against global warming. In a series of opening addresses to the U.N. talks, heads of[…]

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Burkina Faso elects new leader after historic election

Roch Marc Christian Kabore has been elected Burkina Faso’s new leader, the second civilian to become president since the West African country won independence in 1960, according to preliminary results released by the country’s electoral commission. The Independent National Electoral Commission said on Tuesday morning that results showed that Kabore,[…]

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