Thousands of temporary educators and school assistants hired during December have not been paid.
As part of the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme, Basic Education hired close to 300,000 staff to support teachers and help schools comply with Covid-19 protocols.
The department says those who haven’t been paid will receive double salaries this month.
eNCA’s Lethiwe Mdluli spoke to some of those who have been left high and dry.
In other news – DJ Fresh and DJ Euphonik quit their jobs after serious rape allegations
DJ Fresh and DJ Euphonik on Saturday were taken off air on music station 947. The pair reached an agreement with Primedia Broadcasting that they would step down from their roles with immediate effect after rape cases were opened against the two.
Both DJ Fresh and Euphonik are employed by music radio station 947, owned by the publication’s parent company Primedia Broadcasting. Learn More