Concerns over spate of teacher killings in KZN

Concerns over spate of teacher killings in KZN

The South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) says it's extremely concerned about the recent teacher killings and other violent incidents in schools in KwaZulu-Natal. 

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KwaMashu school principal, Lindokuhle Mandonsela, was gunned down near Sibonise Primary School on Friday. 

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Last month, one of the three high school teachers wounded in a taxi shooting in Wartburg, died on Monday, days after leaving hospital. 

SADTU's provincial spokesperson Nomarashiya Caluza says: "It's frustrating. It's stressful because at the moment we are dealing with COVID-19.

 "It is now becoming clear that besides being cautious about COVID-19 infections, teachers have to be wary of each other's issues that can really affect them to the extent of taking their lives." 

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