The DA asked the Minister of Basic Education for the breakdown of matric candidates in 2008 in terms of race and pass rates. See the results below. For comparative purposes for this post I'll refer to the main races, whites and blacks. What it shows is that perhaps they need to dumb it down even further, whitey's already pushing past 99% average so the thing's a joke and the bleks, eish, they're not getting it.
Since these matriculants began school three years after apartheid ended, no doubt they will still try to find some bounce in that dead cat, although with Julius our brudda having discovered a shiny new kitten, the results will be blamed on the exams being racist.
Summed up, the pass rate was as follows:
Issued by: Department of Basic Education, September 9, 2009. Click here for the table.