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Joy as Gqeberha's northern areas schools defy the odds

Raised in a cramped two-roomed house in Salt Lake, in Gqeberha’s northern areas, 18-year-old Dylon Baartman vowed to do his best and rise above his circumstances.

Though he is not happy he got only one distinction — in history — in his final matric exams, the 2021 Hillside Technical High School head boy is thrilled his results are good enough for him to study teaching at Nelson Mandela University (NMU)...

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