South Africa: Schweizer-Reneke Calm, but On Tenterhooks After Segregation of Black, White Pupils

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- allafrica.com | 6 months ago

The sleepy town of Schweizer-Reneke in the North West is on tenterhooks after a picture showing black and white pupils sitting separately according to race in a Grade R classroom at the local primary school went viral.

A group of protesters - mainly Economic Freedom Fighters members - converged on Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke as North West Education MEC Sello Lehari conducted an inspection on Thursday. The teacher who is alleged to have separated the children has been suspended.

It has been reported that the teacher has left the town.

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