'I dream of being a journalist' - blind top achiever

2017-01-05 09:04
Ephodia Mudau from Revoni School for the Blind in Limpopo. (Mpho Raborife, News24)

Ephodia Mudau from Revoni School for the Blind in Limpopo. (Mpho Raborife, News24)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Johannesburg - Partially-sighted Ephodia Mudau of Revoni School for the Blind in Limpopo did not expect to do as well as she did.

- Get your Matric Results online here

She was the top achiever in the partially-sighted category for special schools.

She has ambitions of becoming a journalist.

“I am so excited. I didn’t expect this,” she said.  

She described her matric year as challenging.

“It was so challenging for me and I tried my best. I put my heart into my studies. I was staying in the hostel and my principal really motivated me to study.”

- Read more: Matric 2016 - the numbers you should know

Read more on:    education  |  matric 2016  |  good news

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Partner Content
How data is changing investments

Technological disruption is rife in many spheres of business and given the quantity of data available, it’s no surprise that the way in which asset managers work is also changing fast.

Behind the sparkle

Alluring, beautiful and timeless - diamonds are some of the most sought after gems in the world and are a true testament of everlasting brilliance. Let us take you behind the sparkle to show you the history behind this coveted jewel.


Chocolate can be fatal for dogs

Chocolate contains a substance called theobromine that is similar to caffeine and is toxic to dogs at certain levels.



Spider-man star's adorable relationship with his dog
Do you know what you are feeding your dog?
Watch: Proof animals have souls
Would you clone your pet?
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.