Hell no, we won’t go: Top Pretoria school a no-show at racism probe
Cornwall Hill says it was not given enough time to prepare submissions or given documents about the claims
The management and board of a top private school say they did not attend the public hearings called by the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) into claims of racism and discrimination at the institution because they were not given details of the allegations.
The SAHRC also invited staff, parents and former and current pupils of Cornwall Hill College in Pretoria to participate in the inquiry, which took place last Tuesday and Wednesday, after an antiracism protest at the school in May last year.
One of the parents, Zibusiso Kganyago, wife of Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago, told the Sunday Times earlier this month about a submission she gave to the SAHRC in October which voiced concerns about what it said is a lack of transformation and a general racial divide at the school...