Education Needs P16b

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FRANCISTOWN: Despite being allocated P11 billion this financial year, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Richard Matlhare said that they need a further P5.2 billion.

The money needed, Matlhare said would address a shortage of various resources in schools, taking the total ministry allocation to P16.2 billion.

Addressing the ministry’s regional management team in Francistown, Matlhare observed that there is great shortage of books, especially at junior secondary schools and of classrooms and staff housing.

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The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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