Traditional leaders convince protesters to open 11 schools in KZN town

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The 11 Mkhambathini schools that were closed by disgruntled community members last week finally opened for 2022 on Monday.

This came after the traditional leaders in KwaNyavu convened a community meeting where an appeal was made for the schools to be opened.

Last week The Witness reported that some of the KwaNyavu residents had closed the schools’ gates as part of their ongoing protest over the local chieftaincy. They were demanding the reinstatement of the former chief of AmaNyavu, Sikhosiphi Mdluli, who was stripped off his chieftaincy by KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala in 2020.

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