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Top achievers overwhelmed by invitation to minister’s breakfast

Pupils from poor families overcame the odds

Yoliswa Sobuwa Journalist

As Asanda Manyanda Mdlalose, 18, made her way to King Shaka International Airport on Wednesday, she was both excited and nervous as it was her first flight.

The former pupil at Bethany Senior Secondary School in Emadadeni in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, was one of the 33 matric pupils who were hosted at minister Angie Motshekga’s breakfast for top achievers...

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