South Africa’s basic education minister Angie Motshekga faces mounting calls for her resignation over the lack of delivery of textbooks to thousands of Limpopo pupils this year, but it is now clear the schoolbook crisis is neither unique to the province nor of recent origin. Reports have shown Limpopo is just one example of nationwide inadequacy and mismanagement in the procurement and delivery of schoolbooks. According to recent reports obtained by the Mail & Guardian, the basic education department has known for at least five years that its provision of schoolbooks is inadequate across South Africa. One report found that 80% of a sample of 200 schools nationwide were not provided with enough textbooks for each pupil to have one.
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