Velaphi Khumalo, Employee of the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation was let off-the-hook with a written warning for his racist comments on facebook.
Racist Velaphi Khumalo called on Black people to kill the White like Jews:
Velaphi Khumalo whose Facebook remarks were construed as being racially offensive, has pleaded guilty to charges of serious misconduct.
Velaphi Khumalo, was suspended from the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation and an internal disciplinary hearing process ensued following his racist remarks on Facebook.
The Department subjected their racist employee to the internal disciplinary hearing process were he was issued with a written final warning for damaging the department reputation and racism.
According to the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation Khumalo cooperated during his internal disciplinary hearing and committed to avail himself for corrective measures, which include counselling and other forms of remedial actions within the department.
Following the incident, the department has since taken measures to orientate and workshop all employees on its communication policies, including the use of social media.
“As the province and as the department, we are committed to promoting social cohesion and unity of all the people of Gauteng and the rest of South Africa. We believe this was a lesson to learn, especially in how we react to issues happening around us in order to avoid exacerbating the situation,” the department said.