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Ramaphosa urges matrics to focus on education

Staff Reporter

President Cyril Ramaphosa visited the Siqongweni High School near Pietermaritzburg, Kwa-Zulu Natal on Thursday morning.

He was accompanied by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

The aim of the visit was to welcome the 2019 academic year; to conduct an oversight and to ensure full scale readiness for learning and teaching at the beginning of the school calendar.

Siqongweni High School was one of the best performing schools in KwaZulu-Natal. Ramaphosa took a tour of the school and inspected the infrastructure improvements before addressing the learners.

Last year, Ramaphosa launched the whose aim is to provide safe sanitation facilities for all our learners.

He said the school performance had been consistent and impressive, despite the tough socio-economic circumstances of our learners.

Senior ANC leaders are in KwaZulu-Natal this week in the build-up to the launch of the party’s election manifesto at the weekend.

While at the school, Ramaphosa urged pupils to focus on their education.

 

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