Botswana Speaks explained

Vice president Slumber Tsogwane PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Vice president Slumber Tsogwane PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Botswana Speaks, a parliamentary initiative aimed at enhancing democracy through public participation and policy dialogue was launched by Vice President Slumber Tsogwane last week

According to Botswana Speaks website, It is about enhancing the representative role of the Member of Parliament and building a responsive Parliament and Government for improved service delivery.

The platform, which is web-based and has a mobile application, will allow citizens to send messages directly via an online system using computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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