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Matric balls-up: four top pupils’ dreams almost sunk by ‘technical error’

Universities were sent results that were missing their maths marks – some of the best in the Free State

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When the Free State education department hosted a function to honour the province’s top matriculants last month, Tshireletso Mokobe knew he would be invited.

The 19-year-old former pupil of Tsoseletso Secondary in Mangaung was, however, robbed of the opportunity after the department failed to include his maths mark in his original statement of results.

His amended results showed he had achieved seven distinctions, including 99% for maths and physical sciences...

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