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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?

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