South Africa's Textbook Deception?
The basic education department has been accused of lying about the delivery of textbooks to schools in the Limpopo province. They yesterday confirmed that all school in that province had received books. The Democratic Alliance and now Cope have said that government is deceiving the public on the textbook delivery.
South Africa: More Textbook Deception From Minister (press release)
Democratic Alliance, 11 February 2013
Minister Angie Motshekga has done the learners of Limpopo a great disservice today by refusing to accept responsibility for textbook shortages in schools. read more »
South African Government, 11 February 2013
The Department of Basic Education has strongly rejected reports that some schools in Limpopo had not received textbooks. The department has provided proof that the schools ... read more »
South Africa: 'All Limpopo Schools Have Textbooks'
South African Press Association, 11 February 2013
All Limpopo schools have received textbooks for the new year, basic education spokesman Panyaza Lesufi said on Monday. read more »
South Africa: Motshekga Denies Textbook Accountability
South African Press Association, 18 January 2013
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on Friday denied accountability in the Limpopo textbook saga where schools in the province were without books for the first seven months of ... read more »
South African Government, 15 January 2013
The 2013 school year has started smoothly, with no major problems being reported in all the schools in inland provinces. The Department of Basic Education has welcomed about 1 ... read more »