DA, student organisation to haul Stellenbosch University to court over its language policy

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A part of campus at  Stellenbosch university. Photo: Getty Images
A part of campus at Stellenbosch university. Photo: Getty Images

A court battle pitting the DA and student organisation StudentePlein against Stellenbosch University is looming.

The DA accused the university of using Covid-19 as a ploy to do away with Afrikaans, saying it planned to launch court action against the management of the university this week. 

The party's Stellenbosch constituency head, Leon Schreiber, said it was armed with evidence against the university's management led by rector Wim de Villers.

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