Financial literacy can alleviate poverty

Improving financial literacy and access to bank accounts may help youth save, allowing them to meet current financial needs and invest in their futures.

This was said on Tuesday at the opening of the Global Money Week held at the Gaborone International Conversion Centre (GICC).

The event is an annual international money awareness celebration, which engages children worldwide in learning how money works, including saving, creating livelihoods, gaining employment and entrepreneurship.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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