Pay teachers their dues

This week, teachers threatened to abandon students’s examination process if the Ministry of Education fails to pay them outstanding dues. So far, teachers who worked overtime in the last financial year have not been paid.

The Botswana Sectors of Educators Union (BOSETU) has threatened that its members will not work extra hours until they are paid.

These developments are worrisome. It is the  students who suffer the most when teachers and the government are at loggerheads. The impasse has proved catastrophic in the last couple of years.

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Routine child vaccination imperative

The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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