The Eastern Cape’s Department of Basic Education has failed on several levels, with the latest being its failure to provide food to hungry learners – sparking a school strike in the province.
LIMPOPO – The Komape family, with the help of Section27, is set to appeal the judgment handed by the Polokwane High Court dismissing their claim for R3-million compensation for the death of five-year-old Michael Komape who drowned in a pit toilet at school.
The South African Early Childhood Development Forum in the Free State has launched a campaign to shut down all unregistered early childhood development centres operating in the province. Piet Motaung reports that poor nutrition is one of the many reasons why such centres pose a risk to children.
LIMPOPO – More than a hundred residents gathered outside the Polokwane High Court on Monday morning to show their support of the family of six-year-old Michael Komape who are suing the Department of Education for the poor sanitation which lead to his death in 2014.
Tuesday was Human Rights Day in South Africa, but it was also World Down Syndrome Day, a day to celebrate the individuals and families fighting for inclusion of their children and loved ones.