Stitch in time for education

When juxtaposed with the real returns in the economy it is highly debatable whether the billions of Pula pumped into education since Independence have been a wise investment.

The initial goals of this investment, as outlined by the founding president, were to ensure that Batswana are given the skills required to run the country once the colonial authorities had left office.

In Seretse Khama’s own words: “The Colonial Government failed to recognise the need to educate and train our people so they could run their own country.  We did not inherit any properly equipped institutions for vocational training even at the lowest level of artisan skills”.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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