Of cattle and AFCON...

Batswana from across generations, localities and various affiliations this week took to social media and other avenues of expression, strongly voicing their opinion on government’s decision to purchase and import more than 100 bulls and heifers from the United States.

As is their wont, such novel initiatives stoke robust if not emotive citizen debate. Some have said the cost to import comes at a time of other competing socio-economic imperatives and therefore, the decision is both expensive and untimely.

Others believe the purchase is an exercise in redundancy as the country’s beef pedigree is already world renowned and any spending should rather address challenges such as climate change adaptation.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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