This is how Matric results are celebrated in the Twitter streets
The speech has been made, the results have been released and hundreds of thousands of learners are celebrating their success. See how the class of 2018 reacted to their matric results.
"Well done to the Class of 2018!" Elijah Mhlanga, Department of Basic Education spokesperson. (@DBE_SA ) (iStock)

The wait is finally over! 

Yesterday, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced that the national pass rate for the 2018 NSC exams stands at 78.2%, meaning a 3.1% increase from 2017's 75.1% overall pass rate. 

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Elijah Mhlanga, Department of Basic Education spokesperson took to Twitter to congratulate the Class of 2018:

His celebratory tweet was of course followed by a slew of elated matriculants, their parents and the rest of the country, all in support of our future workforce. 

Here's a look at what the Twitterverse had to say about the #MatricResults2018: 

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