BEC withholds results for 200 pupils

Prof Brian Mokopakgosi (center) briefing the media. PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE
Prof Brian Mokopakgosi (center) briefing the media. PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE

An investigation into an “unusual trend” observed by the Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) has left around 200 standard seven leavers not knowing how they performed in the 2015 Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE).

Three schools are at the centre of this inquiry.

Announcing the release of results for the 829 other centres excluded from the probe Friday, BEC management said standard seven results for Mulambakwena Primary School in the North East District, St Patrick’s Primary School in Mahalapye and Kgosi Sebele 1 Primary in Molepolole were withheld pending a six-weeks inquiry.

Editor's Comment
‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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