Jap Cape broadcasts funds aid of greater than R100m to resolve scholar transport downside

A pupil fans the flames of a road barricade during a scholar transport protest in Gqeberha in January.

A pupil followers the flames of a highway barricade throughout a scholar transport protest in Gqeberha in January.

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Lower than a month after greater than a thousand pupils in components of the Jap Cape have been left stranded as they waited for his or her scholar transport in useless, the provincial authorities introduced an interim funds aid of greater than R100 million to resolve the issue.

On Monday, greater than R90 million was authorised for the Division of Transport to offer environment friendly scholar transport providers for the present educational 12 months.

An extra R11 million has been budgeted for accruals.

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