CentralSA39 Northern Cape schools vandalised over the festive season
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The provincial Department of Education in the Northern Cape says at least 39 schools were vandalised over the festive season.
The department says assessment on the magnitude of the damage is still underway ahead of the reopening of schools in the province next week.
Education Department spokesperson, Geoffrey van der Merwe, says “we condemn these incidents in the strongest terms and appeal to all school communities to work with the SAPS to ensure that these perpetrators are arrested and face the full might of the law. Our infrastructure unit is still conducting an assessment of the damage caused to do the reparation work.”