School theft robs Gauteng of R5.6 million worth of assets

Theft and vandalism of school assets across Gauteng has cost the Gauteng Department of Education in excess of R5.6 million since 2014. Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, has indicated in response to a DA question in the Gauteng Legislature, that since he has taken over the reins of the department…

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MEC Lesufi’s PR games on asbestos schools is farcical

The DA notes with concern reports that the Gauteng Department of Education “promises” to eradicate asbestos schools. This sounds good as a PR exercise but raising unnecessary expectations is unfair. There is no capacity and political will to eradicate all asbestos schools in Gauteng. The department was allocated R3 billion…

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MEC Lesufi, stop gambling with children’s futures

It is very shocking that learners of Daleview Secondary School in Ennedale, South of Johannesburg have been without teachers since the beginning of the year. While Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi boasted about the readiness of the Gauteng schools during the start of the school year, Daleview Secondary School Learners…

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