Durban – Despite objections from the SACP and the South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu), the wearing of traditional gear across KwaZulu-Natal schools went ahead on Tuesday.
The initiative that all teachers, learners and non-academic staff wear traditional outfits, was announced by Education MEC Mbali Fraser.
This was to honour the ascendancy of Misizulu KaZwelithini as the king of the Zulu nation when he entered the sacred royal kraal at KwaKhangelamankengane almost two weeks ago.
The call, even though it was not compulsory, drew mixed reactions with the DA and two alliance partners of the ANC, the SACP and Sadtu (through its Cosatu affiliation), saying it was not well thought…
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