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Grade 9 proposal can open doors for learners

The proposed Grade 9 general education certificate should be a door opening to the next level of education and not seen as an exit pass to get out of school, says an academic.

12 October 2019 | News

A stench pervades South Africa's Chapter 9 institutions

For years the Human Rights Commission has been criticised for its apparent race bias - its speedy and unambiguous findings against white-trash bigots, while dragging its heels in bringing charges against high-ranking black politicians.

12 October 2019 | Opinion