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Talikng Musika
RAMPHOLO MOLEFHE
  • Fare thee well Sheriff

    Sheriff was a good student, a good man, and a likeable person with an outgoing personality. He was always at peace with himself and other people from all walks of life. From college, he proceeded to attain a teaching qualification, which landed him a...

  • BOPEU calls for more vaccine supplies and coherent rollout plan

    Botswana has experienced both slow arrivals of vaccines and incoherent rollout plan amidst alarming covid19 death toll, one of the worst in the world, in relation to the country’s small population. Intervention by teachers Unions forced Government...

  • Vaccinate all non teaching staff, Mogwera

    Mogwera who says her union has already lost over 100 members to covid19 complications, told Mmegi online that the non teaching staff remain at high risk of death as they continue to interact with students. Mogwera says her union and Manual workers...

  • BOPEU calls upon 4 education ministries to pull resources to fight COVID-19 in schools

    Speaking to Mmegionline following their meeting with the Minister of Basic Education and the Manual Workers Union on Friday, Mogwera says they are concerned that the burden of COVID-19 seems to be on only one Ministry, yet the education sector has...

  • The Future with Bitcoin

    However, the personal decision to invest or trade in bitcoin comes down to one's appetite for risk and perspective on the future of the interconnected human race. While sceptics anticipate a collapse of bitcoin at some point, true crypto...

  • COVID-19 origin-tracing is a matter of science, not politics

    China launched the largest emergency humanitarian operation since the founding of the People’s Republic of China, and supported global economic recovery and post-pandemic reconstruction, contributing China’s part to the building of a global...

  • An encounter with Magosi

    The position adds value and credit to Magosi' s already rich course of life. It is a first for him and a first for Botswana at the 16-member strong SADC regional bloc.Obviously it raises Botswana 's profile and pedigree among community of...

  • Teaching aids enliven lessons

    TONOTA: Although student centred methods of teaching may, to some extent, achieve this, teachers can also utilise a wide variety of teaching aids to make their lessons come alive for learners.Teaching aids are materials and devices that can be used...

  • Children as theatre

    It does this while simultaneously offering a vision of parallel lives, a world separate from the choices and expectations of their children. Even as a fictionalised story, it shows us theatre as both a mirror of life, as well as a doorway to life. In...

  • Botswana’s ERTP is in trouble

    a) 'Act fast and do whatever it takes', a euphemism for the deployment of heavy fiscal artillery to minimise the economic damage from COVID-19;b) Build back betterBoth require bold and decisive action, elements of which include unprecedented...

  • Downgrading Africa’s development

    CAIRO: In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic triggered Africa’s first recession in a quarter-century and, with it, an avalanche of sovereign credit-rating downgrades across the region. Eighteen of the 32 African countries rated by at least one of the...

  • Masisi provides sound leadership in COVID-19 fight

    The title of the story and its contents are void of scientific information and, therefore, exaggerated and misleading. For the record, President Masisi has led a spirited and well-coordinated fight against COVID-19 despite our nation’s resources...

  • Covid-19 Blues: Botswana must urgently publish a clear vaccine roll-out plan

    In the past few weeks, Botswana has recorded some of the highest Covid-19 transmission rates on the African continent. This debilitating third wave of infections has come at a time when the country’s inhabitants remain inadequately protected, with...

  • Will Botswana have sound election in 2024?

    Will this ruling party’s decision to postpone the census pose any challenges or political uncertainty regarding the 2024 general elections?Should the census get taken in October 2022, the final results of the exercise may not be known until the...

  • Relying heavily on teacher-centred methods

    TONOTA: There are two main types of teaching methods – teacher-centred and student-centred. Many teachers today still rely heavily on teacher-centred methods such as the lecture method, commonly referred to as the chalk and talk method. In this...

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