MAMAs 2016: The winners of the annual MTV Africa Music Awards were announced during a glitzy ceremony

Meet Iain Thomas, the 36-year-old South African poet who is famous all over the world except in SA

Zuma congratulates Hotstix on matric

2012-07-31 09:39
sipho hotstix mabuse
Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma on Monday congratulated musician Sipho "Hotstix" Mabuse on achieving his matric at the age of 61.

"On behalf of government and the people of South Africa, we extend our sincere congratulations to Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse for achieving this amazing milestone at his age," Zuma said in a statement issued by the presidency.

"You are indeed an inspiration to all of us by showing us that one is never too old for education. We admire your tenacity, discipline and your zeal to succeed, and wish you well in all your future endeavours."

Mabuse completed his matric at the Peter Lengene Adult Basic Education and Training Centre, which conducts classes at the Thaba Jabula High School in Klipspruit, Soweto, according to The Sowetan.

He wrote English, history, geography, business economics, accounting, technology, and Sesotho, the newspaper reported.

Read more on:    jacob  |  celebrities  |  education
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent News

The restored statue of baby Jesus and his mother has left churchgoers scratching their heads, but has unsurprisingly delighted internet viewers. Read More »

If you want to get in touch with your wild and kinky side, or just want to learn more about sexual health, head to Sexpo this coming weekend. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.