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No, you can’t ask poor schools to pay for your wifi: official reprimanded

The Limpopo circuit manager claims he did not instruct the schools to donate money. Rather, they agreed to do so

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The Limpopo education department has reprimanded a circuit manager for asking schools for donations to pay for wifi connectivity and stationery consumables for his office.

This follows a letter signed by a principal of a committee of the Soutpansberg East circuit office requesting principals of 25 schools falling under the control of circuit manager Falaza Baloyi to donate R2,200 each for circuit functions.

Among other things, the money was to be used to pay for wifi for the circuit office and to settle an outstanding balance of about R16,000 owed to a stationery supplier for toners and ink...

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