#PODCAST: Top Cape Town matriculant Kaviel Singh recalls the numerous obstacles that plagued his final schooling year

By Newsbreak Producer Matthew Veeran - 18-year-old Cape Town matriculant Kaviel Singh is counting his successes, after picking up seven distinctions in the 2020 exams. But it wasn't all smooth sailing for the former KwaZulu-Natal resident, who had to deal with a number of issues in his final year, least of all the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year Kaviel's mom was retrenched, while the young man was mugged of his phone while exercising in December. But despite all that happened and also being away from his family and friends, he managed to excel. Kaviel says he's now looking forward to new horizons in 2021 and starts off by telling us how he fared in his exams...