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Eye Witness News
Lesufi reveals education dept under financial strainsays his department is trying all it can to deal with the current financial dif
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says his department is trying all it can to deal with the current financial difficulties. Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi. Picture: Sethembiso Zulu/EWN JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has revealed his department... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lesufi says every scholar patroller will go through investigationwill go through investigation Lesufi says government will not tolerate anyone
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 hours ago
will go through investigation Lesufi says government will not tolerate anyone who abuses children. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. Picture: @EducationGP/Twitter JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says no scholar patroller... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Financial strains may mean some pupils won't find schools in 2018 - Gauteng MEC2017-10-22 13:01 Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. (Christopher Moagi, Dai
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
2017-10-22 13:01 Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. (Christopher Moagi, Daily Sun) Pretoria - The Gauteng Department of Education is under immense financial pressure,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Perturbed' Provincial Leader Appoints Team to Tackle School Sex Assaultand empowering them to break the silence on sexual abuse and assault. The comm
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and empowering them to break the silence on sexual abuse and assault. The committee includes provincial Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, Community Safety MEC Sizakhele Nkosi-Malobane and Social Development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza. Over the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Perturbed and angry' Makhura appoints team to tackle school sex assaultand empowering them to break the silence on sexual abuse and assault. The comm
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
and empowering them to break the silence on sexual abuse and assault. The committee includes provincial Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, Community Safety MEC Sizakhele Nkosi-Malobane and Social Development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza. Over the... Read more
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iafrica.com
SAHRC to investigate sexual abuse at schoolsmonth that more than 80 children were sexually abused in Soweto, allegedly by a
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month that more than 80 children were sexually abused in Soweto, allegedly by a school patrolman. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to give details of similar cases later on Thursday. The commission’s spokesperson Gushwell... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sexual Assault Is Too Much for My 7-Old, Weeps Soweto Momthis is money that we do not have. They did not offer us any services. We were
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this is money that we do not have. They did not offer us any services. We were left on our own." Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said two other cases of alleged sexual assault in other schools had been reported. "I received two cases... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Several Chapter 9 institutions to look into sexual violence at schoolsmonth that more than 80 children were sexually abused in Soweto, allegedly by a
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
month that more than 80 children were sexually abused in Soweto, allegedly by a school patrolman. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to give details of similar cases later on Thursday. The commission’s spokesperson Gushwell... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lesufi slams sexual abuse trend in Gauteng schools Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he's looking at establishing a task
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he's looking at establishing a task team to deal with all sexual abuse cases. FILE: Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. Picture: Christa... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Sexual assault is too much for my 7-old, weeps Soweto momthis is money that we do not have. They did not offer us any services. We were
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
this is money that we do not have. They did not offer us any services. We were left on our own." Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said two other cases of alleged sexual assault in other schools had been reported. "I received two cases... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lesufi ponders task team to tackle sexual assault at schools Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has confirmed two more cases have come t
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has confirmed two more cases have come to light, this time at schools in Hammanskraal and Bronkhorstpruit in Tshwane. Gauteng Education MEC Payaza... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Soweto School Guard Accused of Sexual Assault Hears Girls Are Traumatisedto bear with us... We will be working very hard to make sure that these childre
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to bear with us... We will be working very hard to make sure that these children receive justice." Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi previously told News24 that the suspect, who is in his 50s and is known to the community, allegedly began... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Soweto school guard accused of sexual assault hears girls are traumatisedto bear with us… We will be working very hard to make sure that these children
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
to bear with us… We will be working very hard to make sure that these children receive justice." Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi previously told News24 that the suspect, who is in his 50s and is known to the community, allegedly began... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lesufi confirms more cases of school sexual abuse in Gauteng Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi made the revelation at the Protea magist
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi made the revelation at the Protea magistrates court where a 57-year-old man appeared for molesting over 80 school girls in Soweto. FILE: Gauteng... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lesufi in Orlando as school guard accused of sex harassment appears in courtschool guard was arrested last week for allegedly molesting over 80 girls from
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
school guard was arrested last week for allegedly molesting over 80 girls from grade R to 7. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi addresses parents and community members at an Orlando school where over 80 learners were sexually assaulted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over 100 Special Needs Schools in Gautengthe Schools Governing Bodies (SGBs) must hold all principals accountable for wh
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
the Schools Governing Bodies (SGBs) must hold all principals accountable for what happens in their schools. "I want MEC Panyaza Lesufi and [Gauteng Education] Head of Department... to ensure that all teachers and staff involved must be fired!... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gauteng Education Probes Another Incident of Sexual Assaultboys at the school function. It alleged the girl learner went missing and was f
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boys at the school function. It alleged the girl learner went missing and was found by an educator. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi met with the school's management on Monday. The department said the school must terminate the patroller's... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
DA calls for commission of inquiry into school sexual abuse in GautengMEC for Education Khume Ramulifho said on Tuesday that he had written to Gauten
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
MEC for Education Khume Ramulifho said on Tuesday that he had written to Gauteng Premier David Makhura and Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi to act on the increasing number of sexual abuse cases reported in the province. "Sexual abuse cases in our... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CFP Member Arrested After Allegedly Raping Pupil At Matric Dancehas been arrested following the alleged rape of a pupil at the school's matric
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has been arrested following the alleged rape of a pupil at the school's matric dance in September. Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi on Monday visited the school to receive a report and determine what interventions were necessary after he was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
High School Pupil Arrested for Allegedly Raping Fellow Studentvictim must be placed at another school and must be supported with all study ma
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victim must be placed at another school and must be supported with all study material." Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi received the information on Monday morning from a family member, who accused the police of dragging their feet... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lesufi to take drastic action over Gauteng school sex assault caseshe’s reviewing having scholar patrolmen at schools and even matric dances in th
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
he’s reviewing having scholar patrolmen at schools and even matric dances in the interest of safety. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi at the school in Mamelodi where a 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a security guard. Picture: Thando... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Gauteng pupil arrested for allegedly raping another pupilvictim must be placed at another school and must be supported with all study ma
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
victim must be placed at another school and must be supported with all study material." Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi received the information on Monday morning from a family member, who accused the police of dragging their feet... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Gauteng MEC considering options to ensure pupils learn in safe environment28-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly raped a 17-year-old girl a
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
28-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly raped a 17-year-old girl at a Pretoria school. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi at the school in Mamelodi where a 17-year-old girl has been raped allegedly by a security guard. Picture:... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
CPF member arrested after allegedly raping pupil at matric dance2017-10-16 19:28 Panyaza Lesufi. (Thapelo Maphakela) Pretoria - A community p
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
2017-10-16 19:28 Panyaza Lesufi. (Thapelo Maphakela) Pretoria - A community policing forum (CPF) member who was stationed at Mamelodi secondary school has been arrested following the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MEC Probes Reported School RapeGauteng Basic Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi will this morning visit Mahube Valle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Gauteng Basic Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi will this morning visit Mahube Valley Secondary School in Pretoria to receive a report on an alleged rape incident of a 17-year-old pupil by a scholar patroller. The rape incident is said to have taken... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lesufi considers recalling all Gauteng school guards amid sexual assault claimsall Gauteng school guards amid sexual assault claims Following a series of sex
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
all Gauteng school guards amid sexual assault claims Following a series of sexual assault cases at Gauteng schools, Panyaza Lesufi says reporting mechanisms now need a complete overhaul Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi at the school in... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
MEC reveals third Gauteng school sexual assault allegation in two weeksa week‚ he received news that a schoolgirl had been raped during a school outin
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
a week‚ he received news that a schoolgirl had been raped during a school outing at the weekend. Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi. Picture GALLO IMAGES The MEC broke the news at Mahube Valley Secondary School‚ where a 17-year-old was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Yet Another Rape Allegation Surfaces at Gauteng SchoolGauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he has received yet another report of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he has received yet another report of rape - this time from a pupil at a Benoni school. Lesufi received the information on Monday morning from a family member, who accused the police of dragging their feet... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Yet another rape allegation surfaces at Gauteng school - MEC2017-10-16 14:57 Panyaza Lesufi (Photo: Thapelo Maphakela) Pretoria – Gauteng
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
2017-10-16 14:57 Panyaza Lesufi (Photo: Thapelo Maphakela) Pretoria – Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he has received yet another report of rape – this time from a pupil at a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Another School to Be Probed for Alleged Sexual Assault - MECA Mamelodi school is set to be investigated for the alleged rape of a student,
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A Mamelodi school is set to be investigated for the alleged rape of a student, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi announced on Sunday. "Lesufi will on Monday visit... [a] secondary school to receive a report on another alleged rape incident of a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Officials fear number of sex abuse victims at Soweto school could risepupils have been affected by sexual abuse at a Soweto primary school, officials
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
pupils have been affected by sexual abuse at a Soweto primary school, officials fear the number could rise. Gauteng MEC Panyaza Lesufi met with parents at the Orlando East primary school on Sunday, where he confirmed that his department is now... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Official to Visit Another School to Investigate Rape AllegationGauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is on Monday expected to visit a secondary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is on Monday expected to visit a secondary school in Mamelodi East, Pretoria, where a pupil was allegedly raped by a scholar patroller. He will be at the secondary school to receive a report on the alleged rape... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
MEC Lesufi to visit another school to probe new rape allegation2017-10-16 06:00 Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. (Netwerk24) Johannesbu
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
2017-10-16 06:00 Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. (Netwerk24) Johannesburg - Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is on Monday expected to visit a secondary school in Mamelodi... Read more
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Eye Witness News
New security company hired to guard school after sex assault allegations Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says cameras will also be installed at t
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says cameras will also be installed at the Orlando east primary school. FILE: The AB Xuma Primary School in Orlando, Soweto, where more... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Community feared 'rotten' black teachers would be at an advantage with a black principal‚ commission toldwas according to former chairperson of the school governing body Rita Davis‚ wh
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
was according to former chairperson of the school governing body Rita Davis‚ who lost her post after Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi dissolved the body following alleged racial tensions at the school. Addressing the SA Human Rights Commission... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Department to prioritise Orlando school sexual assault caseschool sexual assault case A 57-old-man was arrested last week in connection w
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
school sexual assault case A 57-old-man was arrested last week in connection with the crime. FILE: Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has assured parents of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mamelodi pupil raped allegedly by security guard during matric dance Panyaza Lesufi says his department is now looking at the entire process of th
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
Panyaza Lesufi says his department is now looking at the entire process of the appointment of scholar patrolmen at schools. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi addresses parents... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
BREAKING: Another school to be probed for alleged sexual assault - MECGauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi (Christopher Moagi, Daily Sun) Johannesbu
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi (Christopher Moagi, Daily Sun) Johannesburg – A Mamelodi school is set to be investigated for the alleged rape of a student, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi announced on Sunday. "Lesufi will on Monday... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Soweto school guard accused of sexual assault 'seemed like an angel'education spokesperson Steve Mabona said 44 cases had been officially laid agai
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
education spokesperson Steve Mabona said 44 cases had been officially laid against him, however. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi visited the school on Friday for meetings with teachers and parents. The department appointed an independent... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
More allegations of sexual assault against Soweto school guardincreased to 87, the Gauteng department of education said on Friday afternoon.
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
increased to 87, the Gauteng department of education said on Friday afternoon. In a statement, provincial education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said the department would continue to monitor the situation at the school. "It is disappointing that we keep... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
'We must hang our heads in shame‚' says Lesufi after latest paedophile revelationGauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says the security guard accused of molesti
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says the security guard accused of molesting 83 learners at a Soweto school was vetted. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. Picture GALLO IMAGES “He was indeed vetted. The fingerprints were taken and were... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Klipspruit West Secondary parents assaulted teachers for failing kidsThe community was allegedly demanding that a coloured principal be appointed in
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
The community was allegedly demanding that a coloured principal be appointed instead. On Thursday Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said community members who shut the school gates had stuck placards on the gates. The placards read‚ “This is... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'It’s us who have failed these children' Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has taken full responsibility for failin
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has taken full responsibility for failing to protect 83 primary school pupils who were molested allegedly by a security guard at a Soweto school. Gauteng Education MEC... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Provincial Minister Lost for Words Over Alleged Sex Assaults on 54 PupilsGauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi An emotional Panyaza Lesufi, Gauteng educ
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi An emotional Panyaza Lesufi, Gauteng education MEC, on Wednesday struggled to articulate his regret over the alleged sexual assault of 54 pupils by a Soweto scholar patroller. "I am out of words that the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
MEC Lesufi appoints team to probe sex assault claims at Soweto school Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says more pupils at the Orlando East Pri
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says more pupils at the Orlando East Primary School have come forward after social workers visited the school earlier this week. FILE:... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
School’s principal‚ management team removed following alleged molestation of grade R learnersGauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi announced he has removed the principal and
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi announced he has removed the principal and management team of a Soweto primary school where 83 grade R learners were allegedly molested by a guard. “This is necessitated by the seriousness of the allegations of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lesufi warns communities against using schools to settle scoresin Johannesburg following ongoing disruptions sparked by the appointment of a b
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
in Johannesburg following ongoing disruptions sparked by the appointment of a black principal. FILE: Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has warned communities... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[ALERT] 83 pupils allegedly sexually assaulted at Orlando primary schoolfrom grades R to grade 7. He was arrested on Monday after parents opened a cas
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
from grades R to grade 7. He was arrested on Monday after parents opened a case with the police. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said in a Tweet that the principal and senior managers at the school have been removed. More info to... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Alleged paedophile school guard continued to report for duty as victim list grew[they were told] they shouldn’t tell the parents until they send us newsletters
Daily Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
[they were told] they shouldn’t tell the parents until they send us newsletters‚” the woman said. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said an intensive investigations into the matter was under way. He revealed that‚ while a grandparent of one... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lesufi lashes officials over handling of school sex harassment case Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi visited the school in Orlando East on We
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi visited the school in Orlando East on Wednesday where he raised concerns over the handling of the case by both the school and district... Read more
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