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‘It won’t be surprising’ if VC Phakeng encounters face-saving exit: UCT prof

Independent investigation into governance issues at UCT is under way

13 February 2023 - 18:48

It will “not be surprising” if University of Cape Town vice-chancellor Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng is squeezed out of her role with a face-saving exit strategy by the university before her second term starts later this year...

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