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Zuma visits Tembisa to inspect Marhulana Primary School

President Jacob Zuma is visiting one of the oldest schools in the country, Marhulana Primary in Tembisa, Johannesburg for Mandela Month.

Zuma is there to track the progress made by the school and inspect the conditions, reports EWN's Clement Manyathela.

Manyathela says Zuma will also engage with school leadership to assess what kind of resources and support is needed.

He's delivered blanket's and school bags as a part of government's Mandela Month programmes.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

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