MoESD should be split into two

After signing into law the Ministerial Offices Amendment Bill last week, it is just a matter of ‘when’ that President Ian Khama increases his cabinet from 16 to 18.

What remains unclear though is whom the ruling party is going to nominate for the two positions of Specially Elected Member of Parliament (SEMP) and what the reshuffled cabinet will look like.

Many however expect the Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) to be split into two to make it manageable and yield good results from primary school to tertiary institutions and beyond. Experts have always argued that the ministry is just too big and could not be run efficiently in its current form.

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