“By far the most water – 55.5% in 2015/16 – is used by the residents of Cape Town’s leafy suburbia – a lot of which goes into keeping the gardens looking good, filling swimming pools, etc,” says Prof Neil Armitage, director of UCT’s Urban Water Management research unit.
The Eskom Inquiry may have been postponed, but the momentum that is gathering against the forces of state capture cannot now be stopped, say academics at the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB).
Jonathan Jansen, vice-chancellor of the University of the Free State in South Africa until a year ago, has written a book on the country’s higher education sector. As by Fire is structured around three main questions: What in fact happened? Why did it happen? And what does the protest crisis mean for the future of South African universities?
First described by Dutch sailors in 1598, the dodo was endemic to Mauritius. Today, hundreds of years after the dodo's extinction, the micro-structure of its bones has given scientists new clues about how the bird lived, moulted and bred.