Manenberg school highlights public versus private education debate

Lonwabo Nkonzo, head boy at The Leadership College addresses his fellow students during their early morning assembly. Photo by Barbara Maregele.

Unlike most other independent (or private) schools, The Leadership College in Manenberg gives poor students with academic potential the opportunity to attend at no cost.

The school opened its doors in January 2010 and was the brainchild of College director, Ashra Norton.