How education transformed Botswana

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As Botswana attains 49 years of independence, no one must have envisaged a country that will be so blessed in both human and natural resources 49 years later, which have now catapulted the country into a middle-income category.

The issue of only a few kilometres of tarred roads at the time, and other challenges showed a country that had a beggar status.

The country’s infrastructure was virtually non-existent, as the country depended entirely on others, especially Britain, for its development budget.

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GBV: The big elephant in the room

Sadly, the country seems not to have proper tools and the extent to which women and the girl-child are being abused is not adequately measured.Almost every week there are reports of women being attacked by their significant others and while men are attacked as well, women seem to be more on the receiving end.On May 24, 2023 news broke that a woman who was receiving support from the Botswana Gender-Based Violence Prevention Centre in Gaborone, was...

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