OPINIONISTA: Defend the whistle-blower: UCT shoots the messenger, ignores the message

The unfolding battle between the University of Cape Town’s ombud, Zetu Makamandela-Mguqulwa, and the vice-chancellor, Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng, reveals how creeping managerialism within UCT risks sliding into ‘executive authoritarianism’, fuelled by the current hyper-racialised climate and culminating in the persecution of whistle-blowers....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Tuesday, 29 September