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gautengeNCA reports that the Gauteng Education Department said it was revisiting the appointment of security personnel at schools in the province.  This came after 87 pupils were allegedly sexually assaulted at a primary school in Soweto.  

A scholar patroller has been fired, while the department has also removed the school's senior management, including the principal.  Gauteng Education Department spokesperson Steve Mabona said the MEC would go back to the drawing board and interact with his counterpart of community safety in respect of the appointment of anyone who was guarding or safeguarding scholars.  “He has conceded we failed children," Mabona added.

Read this report in full at eNCA

  • Read too, More allegations of sexual assault against Soweto school guard, at News24
  • And also, Sexual harassment probe extended to other schools in Soweto, at TimesLive

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