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Finally, a good news education story. The KwaZulu-Natal provincial education department, led by Mthandeni Dlungwane, has begun providing poor schoolgirls with sanitary pads to stop them from missing school for several days every month. Now they’re getting a pack per month for free. Well done, KwaZulu-Natal. When will all the other provinces do the same? Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini’s spokesperson famously announced that her boss does not drink alcohol. We believe her. But the way Smallanyana Skeletons has bumbled her way through the switchover of the social grant payment system, dodged Parliament and misled the public got us wondering: What is she on, then?