DA heads to court to overturn ‘politically motivated’ closing of schools

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In a virtual press conference on Friday, DA leader John Steenhuisen said the decision had no legal or scientific basis, and was politically motivated to appease powerful trade unions and keep the tripartite alliance intact. Picture: Felix Dlangamandla
In a virtual press conference on Friday, DA leader John Steenhuisen said the decision had no legal or scientific basis, and was politically motivated to appease powerful trade unions and keep the tripartite alliance intact. Picture: Felix Dlangamandla

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In a virtual press conference on Friday, DA leader John Steenhuisen said the decision had no legal or scientific basis, and was politically motivated to appease powerful trade unions and keep the tripartite alliance intact.

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