2,009 applicants have been selected out of 27,439 who applied to the Teaching Service Commission, during the 2018/2019 teacher recruitment process.
Of those selected, 1,265 are female while 744 are male. 270 applicants where however automatically disqualified for applying to more than one district.
And the Teaching Service Commission is saddened that despite dismissing 268 teachers due to fake Academic credentials, 54 applications with forged certificates were received.
Commission Chairperson Stanley Mhango has also disclosed that teachers who have been involved in the recent examination malpractices risk being deregistered and blacklisted.
No teacher so far been suspended as investigations are still underway