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Debate over matric pass rate continues

The debate over the matric pass rate, and the quality of the pass mark, continues.

Paul Esterhuizen, CEO of School Days, is the latest to weigh in on the matter.

With the pass mark in some subjects as low as 30-percent, he says this figure is nothing to celebrate.

Esterhuizen says most school leavers will struggle to find employment – even after matriculating.

Source: eNCA

In other news – RHOJ star Christall Kay needs financial help

Christall Kay cried out for help as she is on the verge of bankruptcy. I’ m really desperate for a gig at this point I can take anything, if there is anyone out there with a gig for me, I would be happy to take it,” she tells ZiMoja. The reality TV star sold her house to businesswoman Kim Bubu who moved-in in 2020 and paid R5 million deposit, but Kim has failed to do the needful after settling in.

Christall Kay

“I gave her notice of cancellation in terms of the contract when no payment was forthcoming. She had already been given a 3-month extension. She didn’t pay an installment and tried to pay the last amount through a bond. But this was a cash agreement; it was never a bond agreement,” Kay says. Kay’s mansion was listed on Property24 in 2017 selling for R18.5 million. Learn more