Just when the class of 2021 was breathing a sigh of relief, then court pulled the rug from under their feet. Their wishes of having their results not published in the newspapers were dashed today.
It has been a long standing tradition that the results of grade 12 are published in the newspapers. The whole country gets excited waiting for the results even those with no child in matric.
The day is usually filled with huge celebrations almost as if it is the 31st of December all over again. The whole country comes alive and we celebrate as a nation.
The minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga in her address took the nation by surprise when she announced that the results will not be published.
The release of the matric results is the only event that is celebrated by all regardless of place, colour, religion or culture. We become one on the day
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