Correctional Services said that “matters are under control” at Johannesburg’s Sun City Prison on Wed.
The Council of Education Ministers (CEM) has approved the introduction of a General Education Certificate for pupils who complete Grade 9.
Briefing the media after a meeting of the CEM in Cape Town yesterday, Education Minister Naledi Pandor said the certificate, to be called a General Education Certificate, would be introduced in 2009.
The CEM is a statutory body comprising Pandor, her deputy Enver Surty and the nine provincial education MECs. - Sapa