DCEC probes ‘missing’ youth fund millions

The Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture has roped in the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) in an attempt to clean up the multi-million Pula Youth Development Fund.

It was revealed yesterday in a brainstorming workshop that the youth fund (YDF) is potentially rife with corruption.

The revelations at a workshop called by the DCEC, add credence to previous reports that the millions of Pula government pumps annually into the fund have left no audit trail.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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