Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is concerned that drop-out rates will spike this year.
Motshekga says while they have put a lot of work into curbing the number of children who drop out of school over the years, this year may reverse the gains made.
The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in thousands
of schools remaining closed.
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