Gauteng’s Matrics Were the Top Performers in 2014

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced that Gauteng’s matrics were the top performers in 2014, making Gauteng the leading province according to last year’s matric results. Gauteng’s matrics achieved an 84.7% pass rate which is 8.9% above the 75.8% national average.  The national pass rate has dropped by 2.4% from last year’s 78.2%, and Gauteng’s […]

Johannesburg named a Top Inspiring City

Johannesburg is ranked second, after Hong Kong, on the list of the top 50 most inspiring cities of the world in Good City’s Index for 2014. A decade ago Johannesburg’s inner city looked as if it was on the brink of total decay with many buildings standing derelict and others illegally occupied by squatters.  Many […]