Bhisho blames lockdown for new school standing empty for a year

Pupils forced to continue learning in dilapidated, unsafe buildings


The Eastern Cape department of education has blamed the national lockdown for its failure to hand over a new school in Patensie, which was completed more than a year ago.

The school, which has still not been named, has been sitting unoccupied while pupils from farm schools continue to be taught in schools with poor infrastructure...

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