VC of UCT Kgethi Phakeng makes SA proud, supports local clothing store

VC of UCT Kgethi Phakeng makes SA proud, supports local clothing store

- The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town recently led by example and supported local denim clothing store

- The clothing store, which is called Tshepo, took to Twitter to share a pic of the VC in her new pair of denim jeans and T-shirt

- Impressed tweeps headed to the comment section where they lauded Phakeng for leading by example

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Due to the pandemic and now more than ever, South Africans need the support of one another. Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town, Kgethi Phakeng, recently led by example and supported a South African brand.

Taking to Twitter, South African clothing manufacturer, Tshepo, shared a picture of the VC rocking her new jeans and T-shirt combo, which she had just purchased from the store. The brand describes itself as being committed to the development of denim through the promotion of Africanism and localisation.

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"Today the vice chancellor of UCT popped in for a pair of jeans and of course our classic TSHEPO T-shirt ," they captioned the inspirational Twitter post.

Many Twitterzens headed to the comments section to share their thoughts on the Phakeng's inspirational actions. Read a few of them below.

@bseoposengwe12 said:

"I love everything about you Prof... Humility personified. Woooow, your speech at Litheca Women's Day 2019 is engraved in my heart. Now those jeans are made for you."

@tinhlavu said:

"We love that deputy mother is a consistent supporter of black excellence."


"I was expecting her to wear the boyfriend jeans and tuck in the T-shirt with her Bob Martin. Love her edge."
VC of UCT, Kgethi Phakeng leads by example and buys local
VC of UCT, Kgethi Phakeng proudly supports local. Source: Twitter/TshepoJeans
Source: Twitter

In similar heartwarming news,a high-achieving intelligent black female lawyer named Shymane Robinson has launched her own real estate and trademark law firm that helps transform black communities by helping investors accumulate, protect, and transfer wealth.

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According to reports sighted by on, Shymane founded the law firm along with her sister and best friend. In an interview with the brilliant black lawyer, she mentioned that her motivation came from the negative energy that was exuded from her professor.

Shymane indicated that the prof once told her she would have to choose between being a great lawyer or mother but that was something she could never do. However, due to her determination, Shymane Robinson indicated that she decided at that moment to start the business of owning her firm.

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Source: Briefly News

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