Oprah academy girls’ MXit shame

2008-09-14 00:00

Johannesburg — Oprah Winfrey has taken back the fancy cellphones she gave pupils at her exclusive academy because they performed poorly in their June exams.

Although the school did not want to respond to Rapport’s inquiries, two parents — from Soweto and Mitchell’s Plain (Cape Town) — confirmed that they had received circulars informing them of the poor results and that the cellphones had been taken away.

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