The criminal trial of the men accused of raping and murdering Stellenbosch University student Hannah Cornelius is expected to resume in the Western Cape High Court on Monday. Eban van Niekerk, Geraldo Parsons, Vernon Witbooi and Nashville Julius allegedly accosted Cornelius and her friend Cheslin Marsh in her VW Citi[…]
Four men accused of the murder, kidnapping and rape of a Stellenbosch University student, and the attempted murder of another, are expected to appear in the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday. Vernon Witbooi, Eben van Niekerk, Nashwill Julies, and Geraldo Parsons face charges in connection with the attack on[…]
More than R1 billion has been illegally deducted by credit providers who add additional costs to debtors fees. This is according to Summit Financial Partners and the Stellenbosch University’s Law Clinic. The application includes statements from 10 of the clinic’s clients siting irregularities in the manner in which creditors and[…]
Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, Gift of the Givers’ founder and director Imtiaz Sooliman and theologian Professor Musa Dube were among the recipients of honorary doctorates bestowed by Stellenbosch University on Tuesday. Makgoba, the youngest person to be appointed as Archbishop of Cape Town, was awarded the degree Doctor of Theology,[…]
By Alec Basson From Sabratah in western Libya to Stellenbosch in the Boland – this is the journey that Dr Eman Teer had to travel to complete her doctorate in Physiological Sciences at Stellenbosch University (SU). Having done research on the how inflammation and blood clotting increase the prevalence of[…]
Following mounting pressure from across the country, Stellenbosch University students say they are outraged at the lack of urgency by university authorities in dealing with the recent call by so-called white racist-Nazi propagandists. In Nazi imitation posters, widely shared on social media, individuals whose identities remain unknown promoted a group[…]
A suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of Stellenbosch student Robyn Pearce, the family’s lawyer William Booth said on Wednesday. He said the man, believed to be a labourer who worked at the apartment building where Pearce’s body was found, was arrested shortly after 20:00. The man[…]
As youth, we have been told this time and time again. Your vote counts. But today, in South Africa, youth have said that they do not know who to vote for because none of the major political parties are appealing to them. These youth are disengaged from what is going[…]
Protesting students and security guards at Stellenbosch University clashed on Monday after a shack that had been erected on university property was demolished. A group who call themselves The Concerned Students took responsibility for placing the shack on the university’s Rooiplein (Red Square), next to a statue of Jan Marais.[…]
Students in Stellenbosch say they are living in fear, after another rape was reported on campus in less than a month. Last week the university was assisted by students in making the arrest of the suspect. The suspect will be appearing in court on Monday. The 20 year old student[…]
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