Congress of South African trade
Unions in the Western Cape has blamed Premier Helen Zille for being the
mastermind of the Elsenburg racial conflict.
The disruptions started on Monday
already when a group who claimed to be EFF members, disrupted classes to voice
their objection to the college’s language policy.
Provincial Secretary Tony
Ehreinrach reported that Cosatu have warned the Government of the Western Cape
about the dangers of its language policy that excludes black communities from
proper education in agriculture
Ehreinrach mentioned that it is
clear that the Premier is trying to get the white and colored students to use
Afrikaans to get into conflict with the African students, who don’t always
“We want proper solutions to this
matter that doesn’t fan racial tensions but gives equality to the needs of the
language preferences.” Ehreinrach added.
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