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Gauteng Department Of Education Mourns Death Of Two Teachers In Ekurhuleni

NYAKALLO TEFU

TWO TEACHERS from Thuto Lesedi Secondary School in Vosloorus in Ekurhuleni have died in separate incidents, Gauteng Department of Education has confirmed.

According to the department, a 63-year-old acting principal collapsed while the 58-year-old teacher is alleged to have experienced severe complications and later died in her sleep at home.

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has expressed shock and sadness at the death of the two educators from the same school. 

“This is a huge loss for the school and the education sector in a difficult period. We would like to convey our sincere condolences to both families and the school community. We pray for their strength during this time of grief,” said Lesufi.

(Compiled by Inside Education staff)

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