Supreme Failure


by Shandukani Mulaudzi and Emelia Motsai TEACHERS resigning from the Supreme Educational College in Braamfontein have left matric students stranded just before their preliminary exams. A parent of two children attending the school, Gideon Ndlovu, said he was concerned his children were not learning anything at the school as teachers were resigning with no replacement…

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…

Pikitup workers “strike” against new systems


Pikitup employees held an illegal “strike” outside their head office in Braamfontein this morning. The workers, who are members of South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) were picketing, singing and dancing causing “chaos” on the street while members of the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) and Pikitup security tried to maintain order. Head of Communication…

SRC members face charges


ELEVEN members of the Wits community, including eight SRC members, have been charged for disrupting the performance of an Israeli-born pianist. “The university can confirm that it has charged 11 members of the Wits community for a possible contravention of the university’s codes of conduct,” read a statement issued by Vice Chancellor Prof Loyiso Nongxa.…