Tuesday, November 03, 2009

‘Education system worse than under apartheid’

Treatment Action Campaign founder Zackie Achmat says the education system has failed black children and is worse than it was under apartheid.

Achmat was speaking at the 25th anniversary of the End Conscription Campaign at Spier, outside Cape Town.

“The intellectual dispossession of African and coloured working- class children is far greater today than it was under apartheid. We love the [2010 Cape Town] Green Point Stadium but just one stadium, which could build all the libraries we need in our schools and to pay librarians,” Achma said.

He said inequality in South Africa was “so deep that we have to ask ourselves: “Have we averted a civil war or have we merely postponed it?” - Read the full article at the Sowetan

Related:

Apartheid: "They did not oppress us"


3 Opinion(s):

Dachshund said...

The National Union of Metalworkers wants to confiscate Patrice Motsepe and Tokyo Sexwale's wealth. This is hilarious. I really wish they would.

http://www.fin24.com/articles/default/display_article.aspx?ArticleId=1518-1786_2559702

Doberman said...

@ Dach, lol, great minds think alike. See latest post.

Anonymous said...

The kaffirs relate education to the "white man", so they do not consider an education as being very important.

Kaffirs do not need an education, because the government gives them everything, so they do not have to work.