ProfPhakengThere were people who did not want Mamokgethi Phakeng to be appointed as University of Cape Town Vice-Chancellor, and they have not stopped their resistance. Her appointment violated the sacred edifice of social certification — that which gave whites licence to dominate — and soiled the souls of dead white men who turn in their graves at the sight of a smart, intelligent, outspoken and courageous black woman as vice-chancellor…..more