The novice principal

Potential school teachers proudly walk out of universities and teacher training colleges armed with qualifications and credentials making them worthy of admission and acceptance into the noble teaching profession.

But that is as far as universities can go. The making of a teacher begins at the school.

The years spent at training, which are largely theoretical in character, laced to a limited extent, with real teacher–student classroom stimulation can hardly be considered sufficient enough to grow and raise a great teacher.

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Molepolole unrest: Urgent attention on missing person cases

From Jakoba's mysterious disappearance on November 9 to the grim discovery of his remains at Mosinki Lands, a gap in the response mechanisms of the police and village leadership has been laid bare. The community's anger is evident, seen in the attack on Bakang Masole, the man found driving Jakoba's taxi and the main suspect, and the subsequent riot. Residents express discontent, citing a troubling trend of missing persons cases often...

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