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Official sent for ‘diversity counselling’ after posting racist comment on Facebook
Vuyisa Foreplay, who posted the message about white South Africans, has also been issued a written warning.
CAPE TOWN – The Oudtshoorn Municipality has sent a senior official for what's called diversity counselling after he posted a racist Facebook comment. OTHER RACIST INCIDENTS More than 25 years after Apartheid ended, the victims are increasing along with a sense of entitlement and hatred towards minorities….
The staff member, who works in the finance department, has also been issued a written warning.
He posted the message about white South Africans last November.
This follows a written warning handed to Vuyisa Foreplay.
Municipal spokesperson Ntobeko Mangqwengqwe says the worker has since apologised.
“Following a disciplinary hearing, Mr Foreplay was issued with a written warning in November already. He’s been referred to undergo diversity management counselling and abide by the code of conduct in future.”
In the most recent racially charged incident, a Cape Town attorney has laid criminal charges against a woman who called him and his friends the k-word.
Yamkela Ntola, a second-year candidate attorney at Cullinan and Associates, opened the case against Nicole de Klerk after she called Ntola and other professionals at the Queen's Plate horse racing event, the k-word repeatedly.
She later apologised on Twitter, saying she's embarrassed by what she’d said.
This is the latest in a string of racist comments made over the past few weeks.
Standard Bank employee Chris Hart has been suspended following a tweet over victims of apartheid.
OTHER RACIST INCIDENTS
More than 25 years after Apartheid ended, the victims are increasing along with a sense of entitlement and hatred towards minorities….— Chris Hart (@chrishartZA) January 3, 2016
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