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daTMG Digital reports that the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Monday that it wants the leadership of the SA Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) to answer the “damning findings” against it in the ‘jobs-for-cash’ report.  

This comes after a task team appointed by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to probe the scandal found irregularities in the appointment of teachers in six provinces.  The DA’s Gavin Davis said he had written to the chairperson of Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Basic Education to ask her to summon the union’s leaders “at the first available opportunity”.  He singled out Sadtu president Magope Maphila.  “In particular‚ he must commit to taking action against all Sadtu members implicated and put in place measures to prevent the buying and selling of teachers’ posts in the future‚” said Davis.

  • Read this report in full at TimesLive
  • See too, Sadtu denies selling school posts, at SABC News
  • And also, Sadtu cries foul over jobs-for-cash report, at EWN
  • As well as, Sadtu says it will take action against members implicated in jobs-for-cash report, EWN

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