We were prepared for MALEPA - BEC

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The Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) has denied that lack of preparedness for its application, MALEPA - a part of the Botswana National Examinations Processing System (BNEPS) - delayed the release of the 2012 national examinations results.

The BEC executive secretary Dr Serara Moahi said at a media briefing yesterday that the delays emanated from technical glitches, specifically network issues and system bugs. Throughout the whole process, from registering candidates to entering data (marks), the system kept on timing out.

"The problems were more technical than a result of us lacking experience because we spent more than a year training people and we continue to train those dealing with the system," she said. She added that they also appointed a team to test the application's different components.

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