University of Cape Town (UCT) professor, Dr Tiri Chinyoka, has claimed that issues of racism are being swept under the rug at the world-renowned university.
Chinyoka, who represents black academics and staffers at UCT, says that he is in the process of taking the matter up with Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande.
He said only an independent commission appointed by the minister could solve issues of racism that have allegedly been going on for years at UCT.
In 2020, the UCT ombud reported that more than 30 employees of the university had in the past complained to the vice-chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, that they were being “bullied, silenced, undermined, rebuked, and/or…
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