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News 24 South Africa
Racism not core of coloured school protest – Gauteng Education Departmentfollowing repeated disruptions since July 21, infrastructure development MEC Ja
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
following repeated disruptions since July 21, infrastructure development MEC Jacob Mamabolo said in the statement. "I am delighted that we had a progressive meeting with the committee, and MEC Panyaza Lesufi will also be pleased about the outc... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Angie Motshekga Meets Klipspruit West Community to Resolve School Impassein the area. The Minister has been monitoring the situation and appreciates th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
in the area. The Minister has been monitoring the situation and appreciates the work done by the Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi and his team thus far. Minister Motshekga would like to meet with stakeholders and the Eldorado Park Steering... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister to Meet Eldorado Park CommunityMotshekga has been monitoring the situation and expressed appreciation on the w
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Motshekga has been monitoring the situation and expressed appreciation on the work done by the Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi and his team thus far. Minister Motshekga said she would like to meet with stakeholders and the Eldorado Park... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gauteng Education Deals With Sexual Assault Casesto the department and upon receipt we always act immediately for appropriate ac
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
to the department and upon receipt we always act immediately for appropriate action to be taken. The department's MEC Panyaza Lesufi said sexual assaults will never be tolerated at Gauteng schools, and warned that perpetrators will always be... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gauteng sacks three teachers for sexual misconductand parents have a legal and ethical obligation to report such cases to the rel
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
and parents have a legal and ethical obligation to report such cases to the relevant authorities. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said: “Sexual assaults will never be tolerated at our schools, and perpetrators are warned that, they will... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Klipspruit West community 'tired' of being sidelined by govton Thursday when residents barricaded roads with rocks and burning tyres and se
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
on Thursday when residents barricaded roads with rocks and burning tyres and set a Putco bus alight. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi attends a meeting with community members of Klipspruit on 26 July 2017. Picture: Christa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Klipspruit Residents Want 'Serious Solutions' From Gauteng Premierthird term last Monday. They want a coloured principal in the predominantly col
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
third term last Monday. They want a coloured principal in the predominantly coloured area. Last Wednesday, education MEC Panyaza Lesufi met locals for talks. He dissolved the school governing body. The department condemned the disruption of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Putco Bus Set Alight in Sowetothey wanted a coloured principal at Klipspruit-Wes Secondary School. Last week
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
they wanted a coloured principal at Klipspruit-Wes Secondary School. Last week on Wednesday July 26, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi sat down with community members, as well as the school governing body, and resolved to dissolve it. He said... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Klipspruit residents set a bus alight during protestto see if we can open cases of public violence and malicious damage to property
Daily Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
to see if we can open cases of public violence and malicious damage to property‚” Makhubele said. Last week education MEC Panyaza Lesufi dissolved Klipspruit West High’s school governing body after parents disrupted learning at the school‚ calling... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Putco bus set alight in SowetoSecondary School. READ: 'Go slow' threat over black principal fails Last week
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
Secondary School. READ: 'Go slow' threat over black principal fails Last week on Wednesday July 26, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi sat down with community members, as well as the school governing body, and resolved to dissolve it. He said... Read more
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DA wants MEC to act on sex pest teachers in Gautengwants MEC to act on sex pest teachers in Gauteng Johannesburg - The DA in Gaut
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
wants MEC to act on sex pest teachers in Gauteng Johannesburg - The DA in Gauteng has called on provincial education MEC Panyaza Lesufi to address sexual assault cases at schools and ensure departmental officials act on educators found guilty... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Go Slow' Threat Over Black Principal Fails'go-slow' during school hours, as this has a negative impact for the future of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
'go-slow' during school hours, as this has a negative impact for the future of our learners," he said. Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi appealed to residents to allow him to finalise the appointment of the principal and "report the way forward in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Rights group questions dissolution process of Klipspruit Secondary SGBquestions dissolution process of Klipspruit Secondary SGB A group under the ba
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
questions dissolution process of Klipspruit Secondary SGB A group under the banner of Patriots for Equality have accused Panyaza Lesufi of not effectively dealing with the problems at the school. FILE: Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.... Read more
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iol.co.za
'Request for coloured principal at school blown out of proportion'said. She said a mass meeting would be held today at which a plan of action wo
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
said. She said a mass meeting would be held today at which a plan of action would be discussed. But Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said a series of meetings were held with the various bodies of the school to determine whether due process was... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Go slow' threat over black principal failsTammy Petersen, News24 Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. (File, Daily Sun)
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. (File, Daily Sun) Gauteng - Threats of a “go slow” at close to 40 predominantly coloured schools in Gauteng failed to materialise on Tuesday, the provincial education department... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gauteng education department refutes go-slow claim in schoolsstructures to raise issues of concern and not resort to any form of disruption
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
structures to raise issues of concern and not resort to any form of disruption at our schools," the department said. "MEC Panyaza Lesufi would like to appeal to members of Klipspruit-Wes to afford him an opportunity to finalise the appointment of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Manhandling' Teacher and Pupil Face Disciplinary Actionbody on Sunday, and on Monday, a meeting was held with district officials and a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
body on Sunday, and on Monday, a meeting was held with district officials and an official from the office of Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. "Disciplinary procedures have been instituted regarding both the educator and the learner," said a joint... Read more
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Eye Witness News
No disruptions in JHB schools despite go-slow threatslast week, following a demonstration by residents over the appointment of a bla
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
last week, following a demonstration by residents over the appointment of a black principal. FILE: Gauteng Eduction MEC Panyaza Lesufi. Picture: Mia Lindeque/EWN. JOHANNESBURG - Despite threats of a go-slow at a number of schools in so-called... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Manhandling' teacher and pupil face disciplinary actionbody on Sunday, and on Monday, a meeting was held with district officials and a
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
body on Sunday, and on Monday, a meeting was held with district officials and an official from the office of Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. "Disciplinary procedures have been instituted regarding both the educator and the learner," said a joint... Read more
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iol.co.za
DA calls for strong action against 'coloured' schools in go-slowDA MPL, Khume Ramulifho, said: "Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi must take
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
DA MPL, Khume Ramulifho, said: "Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi must take strong action against schools and teachers participating in an ill-thought go-slow which has the potential of jeopardising learners' contact time at schools". The DA... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Motshekga: Racism should be dealt with harshlySt John’s College, are standing up for their rights. The Basic Education Minis
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
St John’s College, are standing up for their rights. The Basic Education Minister says that she's satisfied with how MEC Panyaza Lesufi handled the case and hopes it will send a strong message that racist behaviour will not be tolerated. URGENT... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Gauteng Education Dept appeals to teachers not to join go-slowwas disrupted at the school following a demonstration by community members over
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
was disrupted at the school following a demonstration by community members over the appointment of a black principal. MEC Panyaza Lesufi has since dissolved the school governing body and deployed a district official to be based there as an interim... Read more
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iol.co.za
Coloured teachers in go-slow over black principal in 28 schoolsaround the appointment of a new principal; preferably a coloured, Indian, or wh
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
around the appointment of a new principal; preferably a coloured, Indian, or white incumbent. Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi condemned the go-slow by schools in so-called coloured communities. “We have reliably been informed that some... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Motshekga: Empower pupils to speak out against abuse, racismallow themselves to be trampled upon without screaming.” The Basic Education M
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 days ago
allow themselves to be trampled upon without screaming.” The Basic Education Minister says she's satisfied with how MEC Panyaza Lesufi handled the case and hopes it will send a strong message that racist behaviour will not be tolerated. URGENT... Read more
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Eye Witness News
GP Education condemns planned go-slowadhere to the code of conduct and not to take part in any activities that will
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 days ago
adhere to the code of conduct and not to take part in any activities that will compromise schooling. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi attends a meeting with community members of Klipspruit on 26 July 2017. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN Last... Read more
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iol.co.za
#stjohnscollege: 'Racist teacher should have been fired'“Gauteng MEC for education Panyaza Lesufi must urgently review his decision to
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
“Gauteng MEC for education Panyaza Lesufi must urgently review his decision to accept St John's College’s decision to assent to the teacher’s resignation as it technically shields the perpetrator and lets him off the hook," Sanco national spokesman... Read more
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iol.co.za
#stjohnscollege: Sanco reject racist teacher's resignation“Gauteng MEC for education Panyaza Lesufi must urgently review his decision to
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
“Gauteng MEC for education Panyaza Lesufi must urgently review his decision to accept St John's College’s decision to assent to the teacher’s resignation as it technically shields the perpetrator and lets him off the hook," Sanco national spokesman... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
‘But I was just joking'with students and the teacher/student line gets crossed.” Arlow quit the schoo
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
with students and the teacher/student line gets crossed.” Arlow quit the school on Friday, after Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi demanded that he be fired by 13:00. “All schools, whether they are public or private, cannot have codes of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lesufi urges St John’s to finalise all outstanding demandsthat the findings against teacher Kieth Arlow be referred to the South African
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
that the findings against teacher Kieth Arlow be referred to the South African Council of Educators. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi adresses the media at St John's College on 28 July 2016, following racist allegations against one of the... Read more
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iafrica.com
St John's Alumni speaks out on good faithwas allowed to continue teaching despite being found guilty of victimising pupi
iafrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
was allowed to continue teaching despite being found guilty of victimising pupils based on race. Yesterday, Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi visited the school where he demanded it acts decisively on the case. Organiser for Open St John’s Mabine... Read more
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iol.co.za
#stjohnscollege: Former pupils lift lid on racism at schoolincident which involved the school’s geography teacher, Keith Arlow. Steve Mabo
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
incident which involved the school’s geography teacher, Keith Arlow. Steve Mabona, spokesperson for Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi, said the department was “not satisfied” by the principal’s account of the incident and how it had been dealt... Read more
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Eye Witness News
St John's alumni say the school failed to act in good faithwas allowed to continue teaching despite being found guilty of victimising pupi
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
was allowed to continue teaching despite being found guilty of victimising pupils based on race. Yesterday, Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi visited the school where he demanded it acts decisively on the case. WATCH: Lesufi's ultimatum to St John's... Read more
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Reuters
Top South African school fires white teacher after race rowin Johannesburg had sacked Keith Arlow after it had been given a midday deadlin
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
in Johannesburg had sacked Keith Arlow after it had been given a midday deadline to do so by provincial education minister Panyaza Lesufi. The elite private college had given Arlow, a geography teacher, a final written warning for his actions but... Read more
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iol.co.za
#stjohnscollege apologises for teacher's racismthis was not just an internal school issue, it is an issue for the broader comm
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
this was not just an internal school issue, it is an issue for the broader community." Earlier, Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi welcomed the news that the teacher left the school with immediate effect. “We’ve just received a report from... Read more
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Eye Witness News
St John's College apologisesthe code of the South African Council of Educators.” ‘NON-RACIALISM CANNOT BE
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
the code of the South African Council of Educators.” ‘NON-RACIALISM CANNOT BE NEGOTIATED’ Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says non-racialism cannot be negotiated. Lesufi also instructed St John’s to issue a public apology for its... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
#News24 ICYMI: Safety alert issued for SA, ANC MP will vote for Zuma to go and Hout Bay family triple tragedyoften told in India. Non-racialism is non-negotiable, says Lesufi as teacher a
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
often told in India. Non-racialism is non-negotiable, says Lesufi as teacher at elite school fired Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi has welcomed the decision by St John's College to fire a teacher who was found guilty of misconduct in an... Read more
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asianage
Doing well by sitting beside white students: South Africa teacher fired for racismin Johannesburg had sacked Keith Arlow after it had been given a midday deadlin
asianage / Posted 20 days ago
in Johannesburg had sacked Keith Arlow after it had been given a midday deadline to do so by provincial education minister Panyaza Lesufi. The elite private college had given Arlow, a geography teacher, a final written warning for his actions but... Read more
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Eye Witness News
St John’s College old boys welcome racist teacher’s departureArlow was found guilty of racism but it emerged this week that the school allow
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
Arlow was found guilty of racism but it emerged this week that the school allowed him to stay on. Gauteng Education Mec Panyaza Lesufi gave the institution until 1 pm on Friday to take appropriate action. The Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Non-Racialism Is Non-Negotiable, Says Lesufi As Teacher At Elite School FiredGauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi has welcomed the decision by St John's Co
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi has welcomed the decision by St John's College to fire a teacher who was found guilty of misconduct in an internal hearing about a racist campaign against black, Indian and Greek students, as well as foreign... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Non-racialism is non-negotiable, says Lesufi as teacher at elite school firedGauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. (Thapelo Maphakela) Johannesburg - Gaute
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. (Thapelo Maphakela) Johannesburg - Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi has welcomed the decision by St John's College to fire a teacher who was found guilty of misconduct in an internal hearing about a racist... Read more
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iol.co.za
Racist teacher to leave #stjohnscollege with immediate effectparents put up placards outside demanding racial reforms and better treatment o
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
parents put up placards outside demanding racial reforms and better treatment of their children. Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi also visited the school on Friday and held a meeting with school management team in which he expressed his... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lesufi: Racist teacher has left St John's Earlier today Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi had given school managemen
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
Earlier today Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi had given school management until 1pm today to reverse its decision regarding a teacher found guilty of racism. St John's College. Picture: Christa... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
St John's race row teacher leaves school - MECas well as foreign students at St John's College, is no longer employed by the
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
as well as foreign students at St John's College, is no longer employed by the school. In a tweet, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi announced that he had received a report from St John's that the teacher had left the employment of the school... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Education MEC Disappointed Over School's 'Justification' of RacismGauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi said on Friday he was disappointed and
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi said on Friday he was disappointed and felt undermined that one of the country's most elite schools wanted to "justify racism". St John's College in Johannesburg has been engulfed in a race crisis after a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Alleged Racist St John's College Teacher Should Be Fired - MECteacher who was given a final warning for making racist remarks to pupils shoul
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
teacher who was given a final warning for making racist remarks to pupils should have been fired, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said on Thursday. He would meet the school's management team on Friday to urge them to reverse their... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Racist teacher leaves St John's Earlier today Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi had given school managemen
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
Earlier today Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi had given school management until 1pm today to reverse its decision regarding a teacher found guilty of racism. St John's College. Picture: Christa... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Lesufi disappointed that St John's 'justifying racism'Jeanette Chabalala and Paul Herman, News24 Johannesburg - Gauteng MEC for Educ
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
Jeanette Chabalala and Paul Herman, News24 Johannesburg - Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi said on Friday he was disappointed and felt undermined that one of the country's most elite schools wanted to "justify racism". St John's College in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Lesufi want #stjohnscollege 'racist' teacher removedwith any other decision other than the removal of the teacher." This was the b
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
with any other decision other than the removal of the teacher." This was the bold assertion made by Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi regarding the racism row embroiling St John's College in Joburg. On Friday, Lesufi told journalists that he... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lesufi gives St John's College deadline to fire racist teacherteacher was allowed to keep his job on 28 July 2017. Picture: Christa Eybers/EW
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
teacher was allowed to keep his job on 28 July 2017. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN JOHANNESBURG – Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has given the management of St John's College until 1pm this afternoon to reverse its decision regarding a... Read more
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iol.co.za
#stjohnscollege: Lesufi wants harsher punishment for 'racist' teacherJohannesburg - As anti-racism placards lie at the entrance of St John's College
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Johannesburg - As anti-racism placards lie at the entrance of St John's College, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is locked in a meeting with school officials and parents over the "racist" storm dogging the institution. Lesufi is visiting the... Read more
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