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27,145 students to sit secondary school exams in S. Sudan

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December 7, 2019 (JUBA) – A total of 27,145 students will sit this year’s South Sudanese secondary exams countrywide, an official disclosed.

A classroom session at a school in South Sudan’s Northern Bahr el Ghazal state (Photo courtesy of UNICEF)

Speaking to reporters in Juba on Friday, Simon Nyok Deng, the secretary-general for the national examinations council, said 7,763 girls will sit secondary school leaving exams from December 16-24.

He said secondary school exams will be conducted in 261 centres across the country.

The official, however, downplayed fears of insecurity saying the government has secured all examination centres across the country.

“The national examinations in the Republic of South Sudan are treated as high stake examinations and therefore they are guarded by a well-disciplined team of national security and police,” he said.

The exams, Deng said, will be distributed in various parts of the country with the exception of Latjor and Maiwut States where no student registered following the closure of schools within the region.

“Latjor and Maiwut have not presented their candidates due to the closure of schools during the conflict. They are now reopening the schools and they have no candidates who are prepared for the exams,” he stressed.

South Sudan has one of the world’s highest illiteracy rates due to the civil war that has killed nearly 400,000 people and displaced millions since mid-December 2013.

(ST)

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  • 8 December 2019 11:59, by jubaone

    We know how these results will be fixed. Bush schools, pupils who have never been to kindergarten, no teachers, no labs learning under trees naked? Leaked papers. Since when could primitive jienges perform better than Equatorians?
    https://hotinjuba.com/greater-barh-el-ghazal-tops-in-2018-19-secondary-school-exams/

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  • 8 December 2019 12:04, by jubaone

    Jienges want to catch up with Equatorians and will do anything to prove that they too are intelligent and can pass exams. All at the Min of Education, Control Board for university entrance, place allocation to universities are jienges. They dish out best grades for idiots. See how they fail in Uganda or Kenya! Nuts. They only end up buying from Busoga Univ. or private institutes.

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      • 9 December 2019 14:48, by Pakuai

        jubaone,
        Can you read those young South Sudanese boys and girls. They are in Kenya and Uganda. They know how to pass exams set by different people and by different countries.
        So what is your point piece of troll?
        http://www.gurtong.net/ECM/Editorial/tabid/124/ctl/ArticleView/mid/519/articleId/6276/South-Sudanese-Student-Tops-Kenyan-Primary-Examinations.aspx

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        • 9 December 2019 14:56, by Pakuai

          jubaone,
          You losers obsession with Dinkas/Jenges is fast becoming a nuisance. Just go and inquire from the records in then united Sudan records. And you losers would be surprised to learn how Dinkas/Jenges, Shilluks, Nuers and Anyuaks and others from Bush schools even used to out performed the Arabs in well stock city schools in the North. By the way, during the times when the examination>>>>

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          • 9 December 2019 15:06, by Pakuai

            results were announced on the Radios or Televisions. The top students were to be in Khartoum,and central North Sudan. greeter Upper Nile and and greater Bhar El Gazelles regions and back to North Sudan until the announcer finished his/her announcement. There used not to be top students from greater Equatoria region. And this is not to say that the whole Equatoria students were stupid, but they>>>

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            • 9 December 2019 15:14, by Pakuai

              insisted on English only syllabus in line with Uganda. When the students from greater upper Nile and greater Bhar El Gazelles used both Arabic and English in the syllabus. Mr. jubaone, the Dinkas/Jenges are well ahead of you losers in education losers. If the Dinkas/Jenges were to be lowly educated fools like you idiots, they wouldn’t ’navigated the messy and dangerous world of guerilla wars’>>>>

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              • 9 December 2019 15:21, by Pakuai

                to South Sudan’s independence today. The Dinkas/Muonyjiengs community gave it their all to kick out the Arabs of South Sudan. In fact, the whole intention was to kicked back the Arabs back to Saudi Arabia and Yemen and their ’Bantus Islamic recruits West Africa or Northern Nigeria. But Mr. Riek Machar, Lam Akol and other bunch of foreign puppets/stooges thwarted the SPLM/A marched to Khartoum 1991

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                • 9 December 2019 15:27, by Pakuai

                  and now the foreign puppets/stooges are at it again. Mr. jubaone and other bunch of online trolls, the Dinkas/muonyjiengs of the Sudan are conquering people losers. Mr. jubaone, the Dinkas/Muonyjiengs of the Sudan are the masters of ’long shot war fares’ The Dinkas/Muonyjiengs can store or shelf a war and bring it back when they want to fight it. The reasons, the Dinkas/Muonyjiengs don’t>>>

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                  • 9 December 2019 15:33, by Pakuai

                    like bullies. Mr. jubaone, the US, the UK, their evil juus (so-called israelis) and even some of their lackeys here in our region like the IGAD; like Abesh (so-called ethiopia) and Kenya the vermin set up to be their spring boards to play game with our country and our people. The evils are going to be bloody nosed pretty badly fools.>>>

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                    • 9 December 2019 15:39, by Pakuai

                      Mr. jubaone and your bunch of Sudan Tribune trolls. The US, the UK, their UN, their evil juus (so-called israel) attack dogs, their sleazy NGOs and some of their creeps here in the IGAD and the AU love our country and our people to death. Fools, the evils even think, that South Sudan would be used like their East and West germane during their then COLD WAR and then South Sudan would be ’reunited>>

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                      • 9 December 2019 15:43, by Pakuai

                        with their cloned so-called arabs North Sudan’. But the vermin are playing with fire. The evils love affair with our country and our people has gone too far Mr. jubaone chap. The evil white Americans, English people, their evil juus (so-called israelis) and some of their creeps here in our IGAD and the AU ,want our Nile waters and our land. Good luck to the vermin>>>

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                        • 9 December 2019 16:01, by Pakuai

                          trying or dreaming is not a crime. Mr. jubaone, all that you losers hear about ’climate change’ is used ’subjectively by the evils from the US, the UK, their evil juus (so-called israelis, their UN, their sleazy NGOs and some of their creeps in between who do not even know the science behind the climate’ chap. Yes, there is a climate change, but not on South Sudan and the South Sudanese people>>>

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                          • 9 December 2019 16:30, by Pakuai

                            Mr. jubaone,
                            your US, the UK, their evil juus (so-called israelis), their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their gulf Arab states’ financiers and some of their creeps here in the IGAD and the AU. Want to experiment their so-called ’human induced climate change’ around the world. They have US army bases in Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mali, Senegal, Ghana refused>

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  • 8 December 2019 16:06, by Eastern

    jubaone,

    You have STATED THE VERY TRUTH!

    South Sudan has been EMBARASED countless times in Kenya,South Africa, China, etc...after sending villagers to dsending villagers to do certificates, diplomas and
    Ph.Ds to catch up with Macher..!

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