Makangwane Secondary School – A decade of neglect and broken promises

Makangwane Secondary School – A decade of neglect and broken promises

Learners at Makangwane Secondary School in Nonparella, Limpopo are being taught under trees since January this year when part of the school roof was ripped off during a storm and the remaining structure posed a threat to the safety

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Komape family applies for leave to appeal court judgment

Komape family applies for leave to appeal court judgment

JOHANNESBURG, 17 May 2018 – SECTION27, representing Michael Komape’s family, has started proceedings to appeal the judgement handed down in the Limpopo High Court. The judgement rejected the civil claim by the Komape family for damages

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Komape judgment fails to develop common law on constitutional damages

Komape judgment fails to develop common law on constitutional damages

Polokwane: 23 April 2018 - Judge GC Muller has given the Limpopo Department of Education a reprieve with the judgment delivered in the case initiated by the Komape family against…

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Komape Judgement – Media Statement

Komape Judgement – Media Statement

SECTION27 notes with mixed reaction the judgment handed down in the trial of the tragic death of Michael Komape by Judge Muller.While we welcome the structural interdict to provide adequate and safe sanitation for learners in the Limpopo

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#Justice4Michael

#Justice4Michael

These postcards are part of the #Justice4Michael advocacy  campaign. Thousands of learners in Gauteng, Pretoria and Cape Town wrote messages of support to the Komape family or a message for the MEC of Education in Limpopo, Ishmael Kgetjepe, sharing their thoughts and feelings on the untimely death of Michael Komape.

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VUWANI PROTEST:  A THREAT TO LEARNERS’ RIGHT TO BASIC EDUCATION

VUWANI PROTEST: A THREAT TO LEARNERS’ RIGHT TO BASIC EDUCATION

Giyani, 4 September 2017 – Basic Education for All (BEFA) notes with concern the ongoing threat to the right to basic education of Vuwani learners as a result of the recurring protest action over demarcation issues. These protests have once again forced the shutdown of schools in and around the area.

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Raking through Vuwani schools’ ashes

The Vuwani area resembles a ghost town, filled with scenes of textbook graveyards, charred walls and the remaining skeletons of furniture that once was. Basic Education for All (BEFA) and…

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Right to basic education, Vuwani

This article first appeared on The Daily Maverick All photos by SECTION27. If you had asked most South Africans a fortnight ago where Vuwani was, smart money would be on very…

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