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Lesufi defends Afrikaans in township schools decision

Panyaza Lesufi

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has rubbished claims that the reintroduction of Afrikaans in township schools is a race-based decision.

Lesufi was updating parents on the latest developments on the 2020 Admissions Placement process on Sunday.

“It is important to correct the distortion that we are introducing Afrikaans or English in township schools so we can take certain races and place them in township schools. That is a clear distortion.”

“Any person saying we are doing this to force white learners to go to township schools is being mischievous.”

His department says all pupils in Gauteng will be placed before the end of November.

In other news – Generations: The Legacy going off-air

Generations: The Legacy will go off air for a month as from Monday the 25th November! According to a statement from SABC1, old actors and favourites will re-emerge on the screens from this coming week.

Generations: The Legacy

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The statement reads, in part: “The SABC’s popular soapie, Generations: The Legacy is taking a month-long break. Starting from Monday, 25 November 2019 the soapie will go down memory lane by screening selected iconic episodes of Mzanzi’s most loved soapie, Generations in celebration of its indomitable records, reminiscing on talent who went on to become household names and storytelling spanning 28 years”. continue reading

Source: eNCA

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