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Limpopo:Mayor In Hot Water After Giving PHD To An Entertainer In Giyani

You know in life you must never celebrate victory fast to avoid disappointments The Limpopo mayor chairman Basani Shibambu has been called out for presenting a privileged degree on a nearby performer for his 'positive commitment and impact locally'. 

Joke or not, the civic chairman of Greater Giyani district has no position to present a privileged degree on a Limpopo performer. 

As per the Higher Education Act, there is no free school or private schooling organization that can give out privileged doctorates. What occurred, if it was a joke, is against the demonstration," says Joe Samuels, a specialist on capabilities and previous CEO of the SA Qualifications Authority (SAQA). 

Civic chairman Basani Shibambu is taking fire from the public excessively after visuals were shared of her presenting "a privileged doctorate" on a Limpopo man with dwarfism at a Limpopo school work. 

Performer July Mabunda, otherwise called Buti Majulie, turned into an overnight sensation at the end of the week after recordings of him saying "Yena Aaya kwini" (approximately interpreted as "where was he/she going?") became famous online via web-based media. 

A picture shared of the declaration on Twitter by a Patriotic Alliance official, Ntsako Shivambu, showed he was granted a privileged "level of specialist of heavenly nature" by the Nkwangulatilo Education Center, a school in Giyani, for his "mending powers" of giggling and satire. 

As indicated by the Higher Education Act, no autonomous school as characterized in the South African Schools Act, or other private schooling organization might consider itself a college or technikon or present a residency or a privileged degree or utilize the title minister, bad habit chancellor or chancellor except if it is enlisted as a private advanced education establishment. 

The workplace of Limpopo co-usable administration, human settlements and customary issues MEC, Basikopo Makamu, said he had connected with the city hall leader for replies. 

"The MEC [Makamu] has contacted the city hall leader to comprehend her quality at the occasion as a chairman, considering it was anything but an administration occasion. Express that there is no conventional examination of any kind into this. The division and the MEC were not at all included or knowing about this occasion," office representative Hitekani Magwedze said. 

Shibambu and her representative neglected to react when of distribution. TimesLIVE will give an update when their remark is acquired. 

In a previous Facebook post, the region said Shibambu had gone to the function to present a privileged degree on the performer after the school chose to respect him for his "positive commitment and impact locally through amusement


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