Racism claims rock Maru A Pula School

Keorapetse Tshwene Giving evidence before Justice Gaedupe Makgato of the Industrial Court PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Keorapetse Tshwene Giving evidence before Justice Gaedupe Makgato of the Industrial Court PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

A case in which a former Setswana teacher and Head of Department (HoD) at Maru-a-Pula (MaP) School, Keorapetse Tshwene, is challenging unilateral variation of his contract as well as unlawful termination of his contract, has brought to the fore allegations of racism, ill-treatment of employees and falsifying documents amongst other things.

Giving evidence before Justice Gaedupe Makgato of the Industrial Court, the 41-year-old said he had been a teacher for the school from 2007, performed well but was shocked when he was told his contract would not be renewed over eight months before it expired. To date, his position has not been filled

Unilateral variation of contract

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