A plaque commemoraring dr. H.F. Verwoerd, the former South African prime minister and once a professor of sociology at the university, was removed yesterday after pressure from black political groups. One such radical group, Open Stellenbosch, is composed of the … Read the rest
Professor Wim de Villiers
University of Stellenbosch
Private Bag X1
Dear Dr de Villiers
I am an old Matie who was taught by your father Sakereg (Law of Property) and Romeinse reg (Roman Law) in the late … Read the rest
by Joseph Secrève
The late 50’s and 60’s were interesting times worldwide. Dramatic shifts took place and people of various nations and convictions were busy experimenting with new identities and freedoms. An important milestone was the progressive decolonisation of Africa, … Read the rest
Former world-champion boxer Corrie Sanders died on Sunday after he was shot by three armed black men, but also refused medical treatment by two hospitals.
According to his relatives, his life could have been … Read the rest
by H.S. Brink
Firstly, blaming HF Verwoerd for the textbook mess is nonsensical at best and for your newspaper to portray Verwoerd as the “architect of apartheid” is a false representation.
Those who perpetuate this lie may well be referred… Read the rest