War of words as tension between Nzimande and education portfolio committee chairperson escalates

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Minister Blade Nzimande
Minister Blade Nzimande


Philly Mapulane, who chairs the committee, has taken on Nzimande as this week tensions escalated into an all-out war of words in Parliament.

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