AS IT HAPPENED: #HoërskoolOvervaal SGB head booed

2018-01-25 09:20

A heavy police presence has marked a protest march at Hoërskool Overvaal by Cosatu and Sadtu.

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Protester counts at Hoërskool Overvaal vary from 200 to 500

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Cosatu demands that SGB be disbanded, pupils have to learn in English, and 55 excluded pupils must be accepted immediately

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Protesters boo head of Hoërskool Overvaal's governing body

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Some in the crowd are singing "Kill the boer"

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Sadtu does not accept the district director to receive the memorandum at Hoërskool Overvaal

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Protesters not happy that SGB is not on hand to accept memorandum

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"Remove racist SGB" sign seen at Hoërskool Overvaal protest

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From 2013 to 2016, Hoërskool Overvaal's lowest matric pass rate was 98%

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School fees for Hoërskool Overvaal are R11 300 per year for Grade 8 - 12, with an upfront payment of R1 500

25 Jan 10:47
Protesters hold posters that read: "Eliminate racism"

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Hoërskool Overvaal management team as listed on the school's website

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Protesters now just a few metres from Hoërskool Overvaal

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Hoërskool Overvaal's website does not list a single non-white member of the teaching staff

25 Jan 10:36
SW Rabie has been principal of Hoërskool Overvaal since 2015

25 Jan 10:29
Cosatu supporters holding posters saying: "We demand access to public schools"

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Marchers approach Hoërskool Overvaal

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Police leading at least 100 marchers to Hoërskool Overvaal

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Hundreds join march to Hoërskool Overvaal

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10 arrested for Hoërskool Overvaal protest

Ten people have been arrested for public violence following protest action in front of Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging, Gauteng police confirmed


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Gauteng education MEC concerned about continued school disruptions

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi expressed concern over continued disruptions at some schools in Gauteng on Monday, and announced plans to deal with some of the grievances.


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Overvaal: Where is the moral leadership?

Shortly after I took up my post as South African Ambassador to Ireland in 2001 the Holy Cross dispute occurred in Ardoyne – a part of Belfast in Northern Ireland.

Like many towns in apartheid South Africa, Ardoyne was segregated. Unlike South Africa it was not on the basis of race, but religion. Protestants lived in one area and Catholics in another.


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