Ramaphosa Hails 81.3% Pass Rate of South African Matric Students

President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the 81.3% matric pass rate, saying South Africans can be proud that education is on an "upward trajectory". Noting the 3.1% improvement from 2018 when the national pass rate stood at 78.2%, Ramaphosa said: "South Africans can be proud that education, like most aspects of our nation's development, is on an upward trajectory which should inspire all of us to work together to accelerate and maintain excellence.

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announces 2019 Matric Results and congratulates top achievers at Vodaworld in Midrand.


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