More than 7 000 pupils in the Western Cape are still awaiting placement in schools. The provincial education department says the numbers have decreased from more than 13 000 at the beginning of the year. The WCED says the main cause of the backlog is the growth in population in certain communities and late applications. - Smile 90.4FM

More than 7 000 pupils in the Western Cape are still awaiting placement in schools. The provincial education department says the numbers have decreased from more than 13 000 at the beginning of the year. The WCED says the main cause of the backlog is the growth in population in certain communities and late applications.