BUAN students disgruntled as courses 'unaccredited'

Buan students strike PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Buan students strike PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUAN) was brought to a standstill on Friday following a four-day peaceful demonstration by students after it came to their attention that some of their courses are not accredited.

BUAN students kick-started the peaceful demonstration on Tuesday after their subvention funds were not credited to their accounts. With the money not credited, the Student Representative Council led by Goabaone Makolobe (SRC president), took action. “There have been so many irregularities happening at our university.

First of all, we have been decrying subvention funds which were withheld from us for the longest time and they only disclosed that they received funds only after students protested,” an agitated Makolobe said.

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