The women’s hostel, ‘Huis ten Bosch’, at Stellenbosch University is on fire.
South African scientists have turned to cloning to save some plant species from extinction.
Stellenbosch University (SU) says it ready to welcome more than 5 000 newcomer students this week as they start their academic journey.
South Africa’s most powerful nano-satellite is orbiting earth, following its launch into space on Thursday morning. It will monitor marine traffic along the South African coast and also detect forest and veld fires.
A university study has found that alien invasive trees fuelled last year’s devastating fires in Knysna in the Southern Cape.
The drought also played a part in the severity of the inferno.