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Lesufi striving for mediocrity

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It is worrying that a man responsible for educating our kids cares more for political grandstanding than facts.


12 Oct 2019
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Lesufi striving for mediocrity

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is pictured during a media briefing in Johannesburg, January 8 2019. Picture: Refilwe Modise

When your own incompetence is highlighted, what do you do? If you’re Gauteng education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, you launch personal attacks … as he did yesterday on our young, female, journalist who had the temerity to ask questions about the department’s new, and apparently badly sub-standard, website. Digital experts we spoke to for our story pointed out a number of serious flaws in the website, including its lack of security coding which would make it – and the thousands of parents who use it – vulnerable to hacking and digital sabotage. When we asked for comment from Lesufi’s department, we...

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