KwaZulu-Natal education MEC Kwazi Mshengu shuts down ‘appalling’ matric camp | News24
KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu
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“Appalling conditions” at a matric camp in the Harry Gwala District, used for exam preparation, has prompted KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu to shut it down.
On Thursday, Mshengu instructed the district to close the camp with immediate effect.
He also requested that the district find an appropriate place for pupils and ensure that pupils do not lose academic time.
The National Senior Certificate exams are expected to begin on Thursday, 5 November.
“I have also directed the Head of…