- UCT VC took to social media to share some awkward pictures
- Her shoes broke and she was forced to go barefoot
- Mzansi social media were sympathetic
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Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng has had a hectic fashion fail. The Vice Chancellor of UCT took to social media to share that her shoe broke while she was in the middle of a day full of meetings.
She resorted to going barefoot until she could buy another pair. The tweet she posted showed the broken shoes with the caption:
"My shoe decided to snap on a day in which am Ubering between meetings with CEOs and giving talks to executives. So am walking around barefoot because am too far from home to go get another pair. Will keep going till I find 30min to buy a pair at the nearest store"
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Social media users were amused ans comforted the people's favourite professor. Twitter user SBeyi said:
"That's horrible hope you find a pair soon, was this during the @StephenGrootes show this morning or just after it? Best luck Ma'am"
While Kaysexwale said:
"Oh no. I once ripped my pants on the way to a pitch. If you’re Size 5 how I can get a pair to you by 10:00?"
"Askies, keep doing your thing. No snapped shoe formed against you shall prosper..."
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Briefly.co.za previously reported that 100 University of Cape Town students would have their debts paid thanks to the university's Vice-Chancellor Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng. Prof Phakeng decided to forego a lavish inauguration party when she was appointed Vice-Chancellor. This gesture reportedly saved the university about R5 million.
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