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Education department condemns fake news that schools are closing

VAAL TRIANGLE - The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has condemned fake news doing rounds on social media, claiming that schools will close from 26 May and reopen on 28 June. The Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, says the Department is aware of a manipulated image doing the rounds purporting to be an announcement from her. The Department has dismissed the image as fake news and urged members of the public to be vigilant and verify sources of information they read before sharing it on social media.

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