UCT slams corruption, state capture under Zuma
University takes the unusual step of issuing strong public statement on perilous state of the nation
The University of Cape Town has publicly joined the chorus criticising President Jacob Zuma’s government. In a statement on Tuesday‚ Vice Chancellor Max Price said he‚ together with senior leadership of the institution‚ believed that the country’s political system was facing its most serious crisis since 1994. “A crisis that will eventually result in the most devastating consequences for the poor. We are no longer confident that the State is acting in the best interests of society‚” said Price.