Exam cheating cases decline


The Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) has hailed its new examination system, known as MALEPA for improving accuracy, accountability and turn around time.

The organisation’s executive secretary, Brian Mokopakgosi, told journalists yesterday that there had been an overall improvement in the conduct of examinations countrywide. He said that the system has matured as BEC successfully processed all its three examinations using the MALEPA system.

“We promised to cut on the amount of time we take to release results,” he said. “We are gaining on the efficiencies because of the system.”

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Keep your mask close

Wearing of masks behind closed doors has been mandatory following the government’s August decision that the public was freed from masking in outdoor spaces.According to a press statement from the ministry, all other remaining COVID-19 protocols such as social distancing in schools and requirements for vaccination or PCR tests at ports of entry have also been relaxed.Statistics still show that hundreds still die daily due to the pandemic around...

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