1 September 2015
Questions have been raised about government’s new deadline to eradicate mud schools in the Eastern Cape by the end of 2017.
A year after Eyewitness News exposed serious problems at Eastern Cape schools, a follow-up investigation has revealed there has been some progress, but a number of schools have seen little or no improvement.
President Jacob Zuma set August last year as the deadline to deal with furniture problems at schools in the province, with EWN revealing that little was done.
While some schools in the Eastern Cape have seen improvements in infrastructure development and basic equipment like desks and chairs, a number are still fighting for a better learning environment.
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