Hey neighbour, leave those farm kids alone

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Hey neighbour, leave those farm kids alone

Small school allowed to stay open despite a legal bid by a neighbour to close it for being ‘noisy’ and illegal

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Farm worker Samkeliso Mlalazi had more reason than most to breathe a sigh of relief when her son, nieces and nephew went back to school last week.

That was because the small school they attend on a KwaZulu-Natal Midlands farm had been under threat of closure after legal action by a neighbour.

Misty Meadows, in Dargle, was saved when a judge ruled that the rights of its pupils to education trumped those of the landowner...

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