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KwaZulu-Natal is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994. They are known for their beaches, mountains and savannah that is populated by the big game. Two areas in KwaZulu-Natal have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites.


The Kwazulu-Natal Department of Education has expressed shock by the R6.3-billion budget cuts which were announced. The department is currently having to deal with millions of rands worth of damage from the unrest.
 


A concerning number of schools have been vandalised during this National Lockdown period. With budget cuts and money needed to be directed towards other projects, the Department is now falling short.


Good news for the department of education as it's been confirmed that all the schools affected by looting in Kwazulu-Natal are now operational. Repairs are yet to be done with resources being drained.


139 schools have been vandalised in Kwazulu-Natal as a result of the violent outbreaks and looting activities in the province. Schools reopen in 4 days, will the province be moving along normally? Keep reading to find out.


More than 50 schools have been damaged, torched and looted during the unrest that has gripped KwaZulu-Natal. Unrest continues in the province while members of the community embark on clean up missions.


The National Professional Teachers' Organisation of South Africa (Naptosa) has reported that 32 schools have been damaged in the province of KwaZulu Natal during unrest across the province.


Due to budget cuts the KwaZulu-Natal Education Department does not have the funds required to employ more teachers. The KZN Education Department has requested millions in order to fill the vacant teaching posts.


The KwaZulu-Natal youth empowerment programme has created more than 130 000 jobs, despite the economic decline caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.


No learning and teaching has taken place at Mthengeni High School due to learners blocking the entrances to the school. These learners demanded that more classrooms be built to ease the issue of overcrowding at the school.

 


The DA released a written response to a Parliamentary question, which revealed that KZN's Education Department has an employee debt of nearly R600 million.


The alcohol ban has been lifted and South Africans have definitely been in a better mood since. However, this didn't come without strict instructions. South Africans have been warned by Government to be careful and behave or else the ban might come back.


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