Werner van der Westhuizen was awarded the Grotius Bar Medal as the best final year LLB student at the University of Pretoria. He also received a special award from the Gauteng Law Council as the top law student at the University.
In January the firm opened a new office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Creation Wines is situated at the top of the Hemel- en-Aarde Ridge in the cool climate Walker Bay area near Hermanus, where the influence of the nearby Atlantic, and clay soils create the perfect terroir for ultra-premium wines. The farm is owned by husband and wife team Jean Claude Martin, the winemaker and viticulturist, and marketer extraordinaire Carolyn Martin – both from winemaking families. The duo acquired the farm in 2002 without any infrastructure and developed it into one of the region's icon wine producers and tourist attractions, known for its superb wines, tasting room, and restaurant with amazing food and wine pairings.
Writing developed around 3500 BCE. Towards 295 BCE, The Royal Library of Alexandria housed 400 000 manuscripts; possibly, the pinnacle of knowledge in the ancient world. Today, the Latin aphorism "scientia est potentia" – knowledge is power, is widely accepted. But do we consider the epistemology (theory of knowledge)? What is it that gives truth to knowledge, particularly in the age of technology?