Saturday , July 2 2022

Hoërskool Hendrik Verwoerd gets a new name


Former South African prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd, often attributed the title "Architect Apartheid", according to the History of South Africa Online. He was murdered in 1966.

The name change process started in school in 2016.

Parents of pupils at the school voted in favor of a new name in 2018 and settled for the name Rietondale High School.

Users of Lavefy social media praised the change of name.

"You're really something else. Never think of that. On behalf of South Africa not only measures people, we like to thank you for what you've achieved in terms of the GP education system to see you as our Education minister Thank you, “read one of the comments posted online.

A second read: "As a former learner of the school, it is great to hear and see … My school colleagues and I would always talk about how this should happen but we were children without a particular power. Dankie Mr Panyaza Lesufi . "

"You are the future. Definite leadership," read the third response to the news.

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