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EDITORIAL | Mangope’s ‘banter diet’ offers Sadtu some food for ...


EDITORIAL | Mangope’s ‘banter diet’ offers Sadtu some food for thought

‘Joke’ aimed at Sadtu teachers who eat vetkoek and archaar shouldn’t be hard to swallow


It’s not often that vetkoek and archaar make news headlines, but ours is a country where very little will surprise you.

The two foodstuffs made an appearance in a Facebook post — which was quickly shared and went viral — by Tshediso Mangope, adviser to the Free State cooperative governance and traditional affairs MEC, in which he posted a photo of his son with a teacher at Grey College in Bloemfontein, where the boy started school on Wednesday.

In the post, he writes: “Boy starts his journey at Grey College. He’s too happy. No magwinya and archaar eating Sadtu person will teach my children.”..

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