Examinations Council of Zambia
Examinations Council of Zambia

Only 326 out of 11,019 candidates have obtained full Grade Nine certificates for external examinations this year.

Minister of General Education Dennis Wanchinga said the first-ever 2017 Grade Nine external examinations were conducted after the separation of external candidates from internal entrants under the revised curriculum rolled out in 2013.
“To give a detailed analysis of this performance, out of 11,019 candidates who sat for examinations, only 326 candidates obtained their full certificates, representing about 2.9 percent, while 6,330 (57 percent) obtained statements


  1. It should worry the concerned ministry. That is the problem of leakage.Even at UNZA is the same . How could one fail to interpret what is written in the Constitution.

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