Wiping off illiteracy,poverty

Education systems should pursue relentlessly the high calling of wiping off illiteracy, poverty, diseases and inequalities. Anything short of this noble goal is considered a disservice to humanity.

To achieve this game changing end, education systems must endeavour to open doors to all eligible children looking for education opportunities. No child should be seen roaming the streets, living or helping in farms or households when their peers are in school.

Pursuant to the same goal education for all in the USA, they say, no child should be left behind. This literally means getting every child into the classroom. It is gratifying to note that the leaving no child behind policy has gained currency and popularity in many jurisdictions and to their credit, education systems across the globe have accomplished a lot in terms of expanding education opportunities to cater for children from all walks of life. This is indeed a remarkable achievement.

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Stop the children killing madness!

The incident comes on the heels of a similar one where a father murdered his two toddlers in Francistown. As we grapple with the shock and sorrow of this loss, it is essential to address the underlying issues that led to such a horrific outcome.Our hearts go out to the innocent victims, the three boys aged 13, 10, and eight who lost their lives in circumstances that defy comprehension. Their deep cuts and untimely demise have left a scar on the...

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