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10 March 2020

Victory for indigenous languages

Sowetan Live

We welcome the announcement that Eastern Cape matriculants will soon be able to write final examinations in their mother tongue, Xhosa.

This was announced by basic education minister Angie Motshekga yesterday, who added this was decided by the council of education ministers (CEM) last week.

They agreed to have a bilingual examination for the National Senior Certificate, especially in Eastern Cape. The department will now prepare for 18 months before the decision can come into effect.

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