EDUCATION: DA SLAMS DEPARTMENT FOR ‘GROSS’ FAILURES

A damning report has accused the Eastern Cape Department of Education of gross corruption, financial mismanagement and ineptitude.

Compiled by DA Member of the Provincial Legislature and education portfolio committee Edmund van Vuuren, the report claims, amongs other things, that R1.3 billion was allocated for school infrastructure for the 2010/11 financial year, but only R492 million will be avialable for new projects in the current financial year. Read the full story in the Daily Dispatch.