Newspapers focus on transformation protest at Stellenbosch University

On today's front pages, all eyes are on the Open Stellenbosch march held at Stellenbosch University yesterday. WATCH.

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NWU student paper pulls story from Facebook

2015-09-01 11:36

The North West University student newspaper has been forced to remove a Facebook post after comments bordered on "hate speech", as the university plans to hold a series of discussion with students on its future.

Racism in Germany is 'attack on democracy'

2015-08-31 19:04

A recent surge in hate crimes targeting refugees in Germany has caused outrage, embarrassment and soul-searching on a national scale.

'Unity the greatest challenge at Stellenbosch University'

2015-08-31 14:15

Creating unity at Stellenbosch University is what newly-elected SRC chairperson, Axoxile Qina, has identified as his biggest goal.

Open Stellenbosch has valid grievances, but wrong approach - SRC chair

2015-08-31 12:43

While the issues motivating student organisation Open Stellenbosch are valid, newly-elected Stellenbosch University SRC chairperson Axolile Qina disagrees with the way in which the group highlights its grievances.

Assaulted, doused in beer and called a k****r

2015-08-31 10:04

Being black at Stellenbosch University could get you assaulted, called a k****r or a baboon, and get you doused in beer for dancing with a white woman.

Nzimande wants answers from Stellenbosch on Luister

2015-08-26 21:06

Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande wants answers from the University of Stellenbosch after watching the documentary #Luister, in which students tell of anti-black racism on and off campus.

Love in a time of race and racism

2015-08-03 11:25

Is it that, by the standards that judge these black men, unexceptional white women are winning the lottery of “exceptional black men”, or that black women are seemingly not desirable to exceptional, appealing and visible black men?

Jailhouse death of US black woman stirs suspicions

2015-07-21 05:50

The jailhouse death of a black woman imprisoned after allegedly getting combative during a traffic stop in rural Texas has raised suspicions amid heightened racial tensions in the US.

Rapists, monsters, and Bill Cosby

2015-07-17 12:27

Laura Shortridge examines why it's so much more important to teach "don't rape" than "don't get raped".


Deep, unresolved racism in SA – Jansen

2015-09-01 12:05

Recent statements by student leaders and politicians about Nazi leader Adolf Hitler reveal a "deep, unresolved racism" in South Africa says University of the Free State Vice-Chancellor Professor Jonathan Jansen.

Stellenbosch to face Parliament committee on transformation policy

2015-09-01 05:35

Stellenbosch University is expected to brief Parliament's Higher Education and Training portfolio committee on progress in implementing its transformation plan and language policy.

Stellenbosch student suspended from res over alleged racist remarks

2015-08-31 18:10

A Stellenbosch University student has been suspended from his residence pending an investigation into whether he made derogatory remarks to a fellow student.

Luister highlights that 'more needs to be done'

2015-08-31 14:15

Newly-elected Stellenbosch University SRC chairperson Axolile Qina says when he first saw the documentary, Luister, he felt hurt and disappointed.

I too have been a victim of discrimination in Stellenbosch - SRC head

2015-08-31 11:08

Newly-elected chairperson of Stellenbosch University's SRC says he too has experienced discrimination in the student town.

Sit-in at Rhodes University over transformation - report

2015-08-29 15:37

The Black Student Movement is staging a sit-in at Rhodes University's council chambers in Grahamstown. This was reportedly over the failure of transformation at the university.

Are you the office gossip?

2015-08-07 10:13

When it comes to trash-talk in the professional environment, I can’t help but wonder, can women live on gossip alone?

Photo of black officer helping white activist goes viral

2015-07-22 22:17

An act of kindness by a black police officer in Columbia who helped a white protester sporting a Nazi swastika on his T-shirt, has gone viral on the internet.

Black group, KKK hold separate rallies in South Carolina

2015-07-19 08:09

Hundreds of people have taunted each other on the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse during separate rallies staged by Black Educators for Justice and the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.

Former NWU rector 'cowardly, barbaric and racist' - open letter

2015-07-16 14:00

A group of North West University students and workers have penned an open letter to former vice chancellor Dr Theuns Eloff, calling his criticism of his successor Professor Dan Kgwadi racist.

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