Honouring the teaching profession

Better late than never, they say. It took the world too long to see the need to set aside just one day out of 365 days to honour and enhance the status of the teaching profession.

On the local scene, after a long and protracted struggle, government finally succumbed to demands for more pronounced and open teacher recognition and duly designated June 2 as a Teachers’ Day.

Other professions such as the military were miles ahead of the teachers in this regard.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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