Pretoria – The announcement that the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation has appointed an independent assessor to investigate several reports at Unisa has been welcomed by the university and the union.
Dr Blade Nzimande said he had appointed an independent body to investigate certain administrative issues. The reports include a recent labour dispute between the university and staff members affiliated with the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu).
The unrest resulted in protracted protest action in April over what the union described as the mismanagement of the institution by Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Puleng LenkaBula.
The union also…
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