Form four admissions out a week before classes

Students on the way to school
Students on the way to school

Scores of parents took to government Facebook page, BWgovernment, yesterday complaining that the students have not received admission letters.

A total 41,938 students sat for the 2015 Junior Certificate Examinations but only 26,600 have been admitted. This means only 2,044 of the 28,044 learners who obtained Merit to Grade D failed to transit to senior secondary school education. Among these were 2,002 Back to School candidates, Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) explained.

“Generally the overall results of 2015 JCE are more or less the same as in 2014 across various grades. About 33.4% of the candidates have been awarded grade C or better compared to 34.6% in 2014.

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‘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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