- Democratic Alliance leader John Steenhuisen is not impressed after yet another government U-turn
- With the first day of school cancelled at the eleventh hour on Sunday evening, the government has once again thrown a curveball at Mzansi
- The opposition boss has accused the ANC of flip-flopping during a time of crisis in SA
Democratic Alliance leader John Steenhuisen has slammed the ruling party for creating confusion at a time where clarity should be the order of the day.
Taking to social media to voice his dismay, Steenhuisen condemned the ANC:
"In a time of crisis you need clear, unambiguous and firm communication. Instead we have seen more flip-flops than a Haviana factory. Flip-flop on tobacco, flip-flop on e-commerce, flip-flop on schools opening. Welcome to the ANC- African National Confusion!"
Briefly.co.za reported that Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga had opted to cancel the reopening of SA schools at the eleventh hour on Sunday evening.
With preparations already made some children have already been dropped off at boarding school, the sudden U-turn has not been warmly received by parents.
The minister is expected to clarify the situation in a media briefing set to take place later on Monday morning.
The first batch of students, Grade 7 and 12, is now expected to return to school only on 8 June, allowing time for teachers and staff members to ensure that Covid-19 preventative measures are firmly in place before the pupils set foot on the premises.
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