R238 million to repair damaged schools

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MEC for Education Kwazi Mshengu.
MEC for Education Kwazi Mshengu.

It will cost the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education about R238 million to repair 186 schools that were damaged by the recent storms.

The MEC for Education, Kwazi Mshengu said R72 million of this funding was for the provision of 288 mobile classrooms to 90 of the affected schools so they could start with the academic year while the repairs were made.

Mshengu said:

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