Wits Vuvuzela Victory


Read article here: http://witsvuvuzela.com/2013/10/16/wits-vuvuzela-wins-top-prize/ We are officially a group of award winning journalists. Today the Wits Vuvuzela team was informed that we have been awarded the Vice Chancellor’s team award for transformation. The team wins R20 000 to further our efforts towards transformation (Damn! We thought we’d pocket a R1000 each nyana :”D). This year has…

Senior sex pest quashes complaint


A “very senior” member of management has been accused of using his position to quash allegations against him, the sexual harassment report has revealed. This is the fifth allegation of sexual harassment since the start of the inquiry. Three lecturers have been fired while the final investigation on Dr Lord Mawuko-Yevugah of the international relations…

I did not report my harasser


ON YOUTH day this year I stood in the queue at my local Spar in Pretoria while my items were being scanned. I looked on as the cashier called her supervisor over to correct an error she had made. [pullquote align=”right”]He helped her correct the error, then smacked her bottom and said: “You naughty girl.”[/pullquote]…

EXCLUSIVE: Tsepo wa Mamatu speaks


by Nokuthula Manyathi and Shandukani Mulaudzi Tsepo wa Mamatu, senior drama lecturer suspended recently after sexual harassment allegations against him, has broken his silence and insists that he is “not interested in coming back to Wits”. In an exclusive interview with Wits Vuvuzela, he said: “Coming back to Wits would seem like the easy way…

Politics lecturer under investigation


Shandukani Mulaudzi and Caro Malherbe It is unclear whether an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against the former head of the political studies department, Prof Rupert Taylor, has been undertaken following a report last year in the Wits Vuvuzela. Prof Daryl Glaser, current Political Studies head of department, confirmed that an investigation is underway…