Equal Education takes Department of Basic Education to court over the National School Nutrition Programme

SAfm — The urgent case brought by Equal Education (EE) and two Limpopo schools to ensure that meals are provided to all nine million learners who would ordinarily benefit from the National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP), will be heard in the North Gauteng High Court tomorrow. Equal Education and the schools are asking the court for a declaratory order that there is a duty on government to ensure that all learners who qualify to benefit from the National School Nutrition Programme continue to receive these meals, regardless of whether their grades returned to schools….We spoke to Noncedo Madubedube- General Secretary @ Equal Education & Elijah Mhlanga, Spokesperson for the Department of Basic Education.