Stellenbosch University purges Verwoerd’s name by removing plaque

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

Letter: Verwoerd deserves respect and recognition at Stellenbosch

Professor Wim de Villiers
Rector
University of Stellenbosch
Private Bag X1
Matieland
7602

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