As striking miners roil South Africa, another unrest is also brewing as more than 40 schools in Northern Cape province have been closed.
They've been shut by violent protests over what's being described as the government's slow delivery of basic services.
Protesters say unless something is done to improve their lives, people will not allow the schools to reopen.
Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from the town of Olifantshoek in South Africa
Published on Sep 13, 2012 by AlJazeeraEnglish