Giyani maths exam leaked from Gauteng - Minister

2016-11-04 23:03

Polokwane – The matric maths II exam paper appears to have been leaked to pupils in Giyani, Limpopo, from Gauteng, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Friday.

It was sent to one pupil at Giyani High School via social media, according to a preliminary investigation, she told reporters in Polokwane.

The exam was written on Monday. The pupil shared it with a study group. Some of its members then shared it with pupils in neighbouring schools.

Motshekga acknowledged that the integrity of this year’s examination had been compromised.

She a criminal case had been opened with the Hawks. Motshekga said she was not sure if crooks trying to make a profit from classified documents were behind the leak. 

Basic education director general Mathanzima Mweli said it was clear the leak was from outside Limpopo. He said the province had contained the leak.

Read more on:    matric 2016

Join the conversation! 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

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 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.