Opinion

Angie Motshekga must be accountable for the schools crisis

23 June 2019 - 00:05 By NURINA ALLY and NONCEDO MADUBEDUBE

It is cause for deep concern when Angie Motshekga, the minister of basic education - who has served in that role for a decade - concedes she does not understand why there are still schools without decent toilets. It is utterly unacceptable that the minister's response to a national crisis is that her hands are tied and the responsibility lies not with her but with other national government departments, other state organs, and with provincial MECs. This has been repeated by Motshekga over the course of her tenure...

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