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UCT appoints panel to investigate governance crisis

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Panel is being chaired by judge Lex Mpati, chancellor of Rhodes University

The University of Cape Town in South Africa has appointed a four-member independent judicial panel to investigate the governance issues that have rocked the institution since last year.

The chair of the panel is Judge Lex Mpati, the current chancellor of Rhodes University and former president of the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa. The three other members are Judge Azhar Cachalia, Bernadette Johnson, director of transformation and employment equity at the University of the Witwatersrand, and governance expert Trish Hanekom.

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