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Two matric pupils on having to rewrite leaked exam papers: "It's unfair"

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Matriculants and several organisations have voiced their frustrations over the exam rewrite decision.
Matriculants and several organisations have voiced their frustrations over the exam rewrite decision.
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Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on Friday announced matriculants would have to rewrite mathematics paper 2 on December 15 and physical sciences paper 2 on 17 December, as their investigations over the leaking of the papers were still underway.

This is a nationwide order that is happening for the first time in the country’s history.

“Having considered all of these factors, CEM (the Council of Education Ministers) decided that a national rewrite of both mathematics paper 2 and physical sciences paper 2 is necessary.

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