These sort of educational and infrastructural shortcomings are a rather common sight in most African countries. This stems from political systems riddled with inefficiency and corruption. When the populace complains about a deficiency in the country, the politicians usually attempt to solve these issues by pouring hefty amounts of money into the problem. Instead of it being utilized in a productive manner, this money often goes to waste, siphoned away to personal wallets or applied in an unbalanced form. Though the students may have tablets, when stable electricity is a problem in itself, along with consistent plumbing, the move to digital education seems to be premature. For South Africa and Africa in general to make the move towards general stability, African politics must focus on strengthening and rebuilding from the ground up.
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