#PODCAST Top Matriculant Dipika Somaroo is from KZN! Province achieves 77.6% pass rate

by Newsbreak Executive Producer, Salma Patel - KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu says the province's mathematics results are improving. The matric class of 2020 scored a 51 percent pass rate for mathematics, an increase from 47 percent in 2019. Top achievers Thembelihle Tsengane and Dipika Somaroo say studying during lockdown was extremely challenging. Somaroo is the best performing matriculant in quintile 4 schools countrywide, while Tsengane scored the second highest marks among quintile 2 schools. KZN achieved a 77-point-6 percent overall pass rate, taking the fourth place nationally. SABC News reporter, Nonkululeko Hlope brings us more.......